Shobha Singh Art Gallery
Shobha Singh art gallery is one of the places where you get all the vibe that you want to feel. Whole gallery decorated with his paintings and some of his personnel items as well, like painting brushes, glasses, clothes, bed, etc. It is the place to feel our history and living of a painter and a proud fighter.
It is situated small village called Andretta in the Kangra Valley on the foothills of the Himalayas but Sobha Singh brought this tiny village to an International art map by his various classic works.
The portrait he made in honor of the 500th birth anniversary of Guru Nanak in 1969 is the one most people believe to be the visage of Guru Nanak. Sobha Singh painted pictures of other gurus as well, Guru Amar Das, Guru Tegh Bahadur, and Guru Har Krishan.
His paintings of Sohni Mahiwal and Heer Ranjha were also very popular. He also painted impressive portraits of national heroes and leaders like Shaheed Bhagat Singh, Kartar Singh Sarabha, Mahatma Gandhi, Lal Bahadur Shastri,
Masroor rock-cut Temple
This temple is combination of 15 rock cut temples designed in the Indo- Aryan style of architecture, believed to have been built in the 8th century . Dedicated to the Hindu gods Shiva, Vishnu, Devi and Saura, the complex faces northeast, towards the Dhauladhar range.
The temple complex was carved out of the natural sandstone rock. According to the local myths, the Pandavas spent a long period of time here in this temple premise during their exile.
The main shrine today has idols of Rama, Sita and Lakshmana found here during the excavation though it is believed to have been a Shiva Temple.
The main sanctum has four entrances, of which one on the east side is complete, two on the north and south side are partially complete and the fourth can be seen but is largely incomplete. The eastern entrance had a large mandapa and a portico, but this was destroyed in the 1905 earthquake .
It is a place for visit ones in a life and bring some knowledge about our ancient architecture and how they added their friezes or sculptures .