The Raghunath Temple is one of the oldest and Most Popular Temples Of Himachal.the temple is dedicated to Lord Rama.The temple is located on a hillock and gives a magnificent view of the valley.The ancient symbol of devotion and faith attract pilgrims and tourists even to this day. It is most beautiful temple in manali.It is located on the banks of the Beas River in the Kullu Valley. The Lord is believed to be the safe guarder of the entire valley.
This temple was built by Raja Jagat Singh in 17th century with an amalgamation of pahari and pyramidal style of architecture,to house the statue of Lord Ragunath-Lord Rama.
The story behind the construction of this temple is Once, the King got the wind of the pearls being possessed by the Brahmin. He sent his troops to torture the Brahmin and his family members and seize from them the stock of the pearls. Then annoyed and tired of bearing with the constant tortures, at last the Brahmin killed all his family members and set his house ablaze. Knowing about this incident,the king was badly distressed and craved to attain the riddance from the sin which he had committed.
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