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Arjun Gufa

Kullu Manali is one of the most visited Hill station in Himachal Pradesh and with in Manali Arjun Gufa is one of the major attractions for tourists. It is Located 5 km away from Manali town towards Naggar. Pandav Arjun mediated here. The nearest village to the Arjuna Gufa is the village of Prini meant for the scenic beauty.

Arjun Gufa in Manali

The Arjuna Gufa is linked to the legend of Mahabharata. There is a prevalent belief that it is in these caves near the Prini Village that Arjuna, one of the Pandava brothers, performed his penance and meditated as a result of which he succeeded in acquiring the Pashupata Ashtra or the weapon from the Hindu Lord Indra. It is because of this belief that the Arjuna Gufa or the Cave of Arjuna got its name. At approximately 2 kms. - a visible lake called Kunt Bhayo lake and a Kunti Mata Temple is located.

The Arjuna Gufa is one of the most interesting tourist spots in the whole of Manali. Whether one beliefs in the legend or not the natural beauty of the cave is appealing to all and it does give an unique feeling.

If you wish to take a half day excursion in Manali and enjoy spectacular views of the snow-capped Himalayan ranges and the surrounding alpine forests, Arjun Gufa (cave) is a good place to be! On arrival at Arjun Gufa, the clamor of Manali town drops completely. The place has an authentic atmosphere and a deafening quietness faintly disturbed by the gushing of the river. Take a stroll around and soak up the scenery, photograph the Beas River rushing past water-worn pebbles and marvel at the majestic peaks reaching up to the sky.