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Masrur Rockcut Temple, Kangra






     State : Himachal Pradesh

     City : Kangra
Masrur Rockcut Temple


Masrur Rockcut temple form a group of 15 monolithic rock cut temples in the Indo Aryan style and are richly carved.It is 32 km from Kangra on Nagrota Surian link road and is known for remarkable group of rock cut temples. These richly ornamented cave temples are the only rock shrines in the northern part of India.

The main shrine contains three stone images of Ram laxman and Sita but the presence of the figure of Shiva in the centre of the lintel affords a strong presumption that the temple was originally addressed to Mahadeva.