Kasauli Monkey Point

Kasauli Monkey Point is one of the most famous attractions of Kasauli, which is the highest point in this place. One of the highest peaks in Kasauli is Monkey Point which falls at a distance of 4 km from the Kasauli bus stop. Located in ‘The Air Force Station’ close to the Lower Mall region, the point offers breathtaking views of Chandigarh and the Sutlej River. There is a small temple dedicated to Lord Hanuman that sits on this hill. As per a legend of the Ramayana, when Lord Hanuman was returning from the Himalayas after getting the magical herb ‘Sanjivani Booti’, his foot touched Kasauli hilltop and that’s the reason this place is named Monkey Point.

This point is famous for hosting a small temple that is dedicated to Lord Hanuman. This temple is set on the top of the hill and is always crowded by a number of monkeys that keep bustling the place. On a starry and clear night, the striking view of Chandigarh is viewed from Monkey Point. This point is the major attraction for nature lovers and honeymooners as this place flaunts everyone with its wonderful scenic views, calm ambiance, and hopping monkeys.

A steep climb of hundreds of stairs brings you to the highest flat point in Kasauli, providing you with panoramic views of hills and valleys. All the things you read about Chandigarh come alive when you see the city beautiful from the Monkey Point.

This point is around 1.5 Kms from the Market and is quite famous for having a beautiful view of the panorama valley.

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  • Prerna Chettri

    Nice location to see and Lord Hanuman temple here too. This is also called monkey point because there are alot of monkeys.

  • akanksha

    Kasauli is good for a day visit. You can explore a few points here like sunset point, Gilbert trail, church, upper and lower Mall Road. Monkey point and a temple there.

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