The erstwhile capital of the kingdom of Kullu, Naggar offers a plethora of exciting options for visitors. A famous landmark is the Naggar Castle Believed to have been built by Raja Sidh Singh in early 16th Century, it was used as Royal Residence and was the State Headquarters of the kingdom till the middle of the 17th Century. It has now been converted into a Tourism Department Hotel.
. Another favourite of the tourists is the Roerich Art GalleryNicholas Konstantinovich Roerich, who made his mark as an artist and explorer, scientist and poet, author and a co-educator, collector and an archaeologist, thinker and a philosopher had made Naggar his home. A large number of his paintings adorn the walls of the art gallery that was built in his honour. He passed away in December, 1947.
This quaint village has a surprise hidden in every nook and cranny. Indigenous skills and materials create unique, timber bonded huts that are typical of the western Himalayan region. Ancient temples have intricate stone and wood-carvings with faces of deities in metal crafted on the exteriors.
Naggar and the adjoining region is a hub of adventure tourism activities like trekking, paragliding, skiing and river rafting. The village is a preferred base camp for adventure buffs.