Kasauli is situated at an altitude of 1927 meters and like a few other places in Himachal Pradesh, reflects the influence of colonial rule. The views from here are spectacular. The serenity of the place is enchanting. Here are some top attractions in Kasauli.
• Sunset Point
• Christ Church
• Manki Point
• Krishna Bhavan Mandir
The Sunset Point is a famous view point in Kasauli which is located at the end of the upper mall road. The spot is a frequented tourist location which offers the view of a picturesque sunset during the evening hours. The plethoras of colors that the sunset provides make it a marvel to behold and a great place to spend your evenings. The place is also a gateway to an easy hiking trail known as the Gilbert trail and must be experienced at least once.
Established by the British in 1853, the Christ Church is located amidst a picturesque location of pine and deodar trees. The church is one of the most visited places in Kasauli due to its marvelous neo-gothic architecture and the various stained glass windows which were imported from Britain. The serene environment offers most visitors to experience a moment of peace when they visit this church.
Manki Point or Monkey Point is the highest point at Kasauli and is said to be the place where Lord Hanuman placed his foot while searching for the medicinal herbs for the injured Lakshamana in the Indian epic Ramayana. The place offers some of the most amazing views of the entire valley and the snow capped peaks of the Himalayas. The pristine waters of the Sutlej River can also be seen glistening from this point. The place is managed and housed by the Indian Air force and special permit is required to visit the place.
Krishna Bhavan Mandir
Krishna Bhavan Mandir was built in 1926 and is exemplary of a marvelous architecture that combines the European and Indian style architecture. The temple is famous for being constructed like a church and is a popular tourist spot in Kasauli. The temple is one of the major pilgrim spots in Kasauli and is frequented by a huge number of tourists.