and Bilaspur and then acts
as a gateway to these
regions. Efforts are being made to develop same places in
Nangal and Bhakra areas.
Tourist Attractions in Una
The various tourist attractions in Una are Chintpurni Temple,
Bangana - Lathian - Piplu, Dera Baba Bharbhag Singh.
Chintpurni Temple is located on Dharamshala-Hoshiarpur road on
a ridge. Thousands of devotees visit this temple. The main
fair is held during the 10 days of "Shukalpaksh" in August.
Bangana - Lathian - Piplu
The Bangana - Lathian - Piplu area falls on the Una
Barsar-Hamirpur road. Piplu is situated on the top of Sola
Singh Dhar from where the view of Gobind-Sagar is fascinating.
This area can attract tourist during winter season especially,
when they propose to visit other religious places like Jogi
Ponga and Naina Deviji.
Baba Bharbhag Singh
The Dera Baba Bharbhag Singh has famous Gurudwara where
thousands of Sikhs visit every year to receive the
blessing of Baba Bharbhag Singh, who was a saint and
established this Gurudwara which was earlier known as
Dera. It is about 40 kms. from Una Town and one can
reach this place by train upto Una or by air upto
Chandigarh. The Gurudwara is situated on the top of the
hill and is surrounded by Ecyluptus trees. The Gurudwara
Sarai apart from PWD Rest House is available for the
night stay. A famous fair also known as Baba Bhar Bhag
Singh Mela is held here in the month of
February in honour of Barbhag Singh ji who was reowned for his
magical powers. This fair is held at the time of Holi festival
and is famous for the treatment of mental problems and is
unique fair of its kind in the country. A large number of
visitors suffering from mental problems come to this fair and
are treated at the gurudwara by the priest called 'Masands'.
The nearest airports are located at Shimla and Chandigarh.
Una is well connected by broad gauge rail.
Una is approachable by road from Shimla, Chandigarh and