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Katas Temples

Kalar Kahar Rd | 30 odd km from interchange to Choa Saidan Shah road, Chakwal, Pakistan
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hindu temple

i went there is summers. its a one day trip form rawalpindi. not too many tourists were there at... read more

Reviewed 30 December 2017
Kh A
The Hindu Religious Site Well Cared by the Pakistani Government.

A popular tourist destination, it I located in the Potohar Plateau near Kallar Kahar at an altitude... read more

Reviewed 13 November 2017
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Suggested Duration: 2-3 hours
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Kalar Kahar Rd | 30 odd km from interchange to Choa Saidan Shah road, Chakwal, Pakistan
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Reviewed 30 December 2017

i went there is summers. its a one day trip form rawalpindi. not too many tourists were there at that time, we moved around the ruins in leisure, water was so green because of that everything looked fresh. its a must visit and its better...More

1  Thank Kh A
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Reviewed 13 November 2017

A popular tourist destination, it I located in the Potohar Plateau near Kallar Kahar at an altitude of 2,000 feet. It is a complex of 12 Hindu temples connected to one another by walkways surrounding a pond named Katas which is regarded as sacred by...More

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Reviewed 12 October 2017

we were happy to see that this place had not been damaged .it was an interesting trip to the temple.we found some kids running around there .we were happy to have discovered this place by chance

Thank Saintjoan2001
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Reviewed 27 August 2017

The drive to the temples was surprisingly scenic and nice. I went on a spring evening and it took me only 30 minutes off the motorway to get there. It is very well kept and attracts alot of devotees. I would suggest wearing a good...More

Thank taimoorsalmanzahid
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Reviewed 20 July 2017

The temple complex is an amazing trip in history & myth. The pond at the center of the temple complex is said to be created by a teardrop of lord Shiva. Some of the temples are well preserved with original painting work still visible. Some...More

Thank jawwadz2017
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Reviewed 2 July 2017 via mobile

This is a truly historic place and well cared for. We went during Ramadan and broke our fast sitting on the beautiful courtyard.We had a tour guide walk us through the temples and he explained a lot of the history. Due to the hot weather...More

Thank Loraine T
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Reviewed 19 March 2017

If you want to see the the historical places this place will show you the architecture of the times of Katas Raj. We went their on college trip and enjoyed the visit.

Thank shaheryarjanjua
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Reviewed 9 January 2017

visit here with my Pakistani friends. i think going here is not easy to foreigner..we rent small bus for going here. but here is so so beautiful!! and emerald green lake was amazing!

1  Thank jhm2016
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Reviewed 18 December 2016 via mobile

Visited Katas Temples day before yesterday on a university tour. In short, the place retains its classical look of our pre Islamic rich subcontinent architecture. The buildings are not built with anything more than salt stone, animal bones and filtered lentil water. But they've stood...More

Thank Mohsin M
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Reviewed 26 October 2016 via mobile

Went on a university trip, it's good for pictures and stuff, but the historical point of view is cool, a nice place to sit and relax! Plus if you hire the guide he might open a couple of locked doors for you!

Thank Zubair A
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Rahul S
18 January 2018|
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Response from jawwadz2017 | Reviewed this property |
Hi Rahul, it totally depends on the visa regime between the two countries. There used to be yatree's to Katas.
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