Dedicated to Lord Shiva, this 12th-century Hindu temple features a domed top & intricate carvings.
The beautiful temple dedicated to Shiva and assigned to date between eleventh-twelfth century. AD is the last great monument of the Gurjara-Pratihara traditions which flourished in Kullu-Manali valley .It is Tri-Anga in plan. Possessing Bhadra. Pratiratha and Karna projection.
The Garbhgriha is square at the base and vedibandha consists of plain Kumbha decorated with Ardhartna motif and followed by a Kalsa and Kapotali.The Jangha walls contains Bhadra niches on the east,north and south.The walls are decorated with square and rectangular recesses containing dancers and musician ,birds,purnakumbha and purvaratans .The Curvilinear Shikhara topped by an Amalaka is decorated with Chaitya windows while the corner are enshrined in the sanctum .
The shallow proch has two round columns with square based and the circular shaft is topped by square capitals of the Chatapllava Variety.Astone Bhadramukha is placed on the south niches of the temple. The sanctum bas five receding jambs and lintels having a blend of floral and geometrical designs with Ganesha sitting on the Lalatabimba.
Below the entrance to the sanctum are shown the river goddess Ganga and Yamuna. Dwarpalas on either side the inage of Nandi is in front of the entrance .
In view of its artistic and architectural importance the temple was declared protected as a monument of National Importance Vide Notification no.pn,356 Dated 09.04.1912.