About The Manu Temple


Manu temple is located in Old Manali, you can easily reach this place by taking the road that passes through the Manali Community Center. This temple is dedicated to Sage Manu, and it is the only temple in the entire world to be dedicated to Sage Manu. 

It is a sacred place for the devotees of Sage Manu. Located in between the great landscape, the majestic hills, the charming meadows, the green valleys and the forest that comprises of pine and deodar, it provides gorgeous views. This temple also provides stunning views of the River Beas. 

Manu temple is situated only 3 km away from the main marker of Manali. This temple is made of wood and stone and in front of the temple there is a mini fall type that adds to the beauty of the temple. 

This temple complex is completely devoted to Sage Manu who is believed to be the creator of this world. In the ancient scriptures it is mentioned that the temple is located at the exact place where Sage Manu used to meditate. 

As the temple is located on the hill top, tourists have to pass through a narrow road in order to reach the shrine. Those who are scared of heights would find this a bit difficult to trespass. This temple is not only for the devotees but also for the adventure lovers, who will find this place the perfect place to meditate and enjoy a narrow walk to the temple. 

Also, Manu temple leads you closer to nature; you will be mesmerized by the beauty of this temple and the surrounding area. The majestic mountain hills, the green valley, the charming landscape, the forest comprising of pine and deodar, the pleasant weather, everything in favor of this place, makes this temple one of the must visit destinations in Manali. Tourists have the chance to pray and connect spiritually.

This temple was constructed in 1992 with marble floors and ceilings were added. The temple is in pagoda style like all other Himalayan temples, and has great complex wooden carvings. With the views of the Beas River, the temple offers a unique beauty. 

As this temple follows great spirituality, tourists who are only disciplined and devoted are allowed to visit inside the temple. So while visiting Manu temple maintain discipline and be properly dressed to reach this place.

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The Manu Temple

Best Time to Visit Manu Temple

The best time to plan your visit to the Manu Temple is in the months from April to June are the best. The weather is simply perfect to visit during this time of the year.

Timings: 6.00 AM to 5.00 PM

How to Reach Manu Temple?

Manu temple is located within Manali town; it is only 3km away from the main Manali town. To visit this place you can either take a taxi or auto rickshaw from Manali town to reach this place.

The nearest airport to Manali is Kullu Manali airport, which is only 53.5 km away from Manu temple. You can take a direct cab or hire a taxi or take a local bus to reach Manali.

Best Place to Visit in Manali


Manali is designated as one of the most breathtaking hill station in India for its diversified range of tourist places to visit and activities to indulge in. Manali welcomes tourists in search of relaxation and those hoping for some adventure activities. Below are some of the best places in Manali:

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