Kamru, Himachal Pradesh

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Kamru fort, Kinnaur
Kamru fort

Kamru is a village located in the Sangla Valley of Kinnaur district, Himachal Pradesh, India. It sits c. 2,700 m above sea level.

The village is an ancient capital of the Bashahr principate. It is especially known for the tower-like fort at its highest point, which was made by Lord Badhrinath Ji thousands of year ago. Inside the fort there are about 36 crore (360,000,000) gods and goddess. There is also a shrine to Kamakhya Devi inside the fort campus, which was brought there many years ago from Assam. It is about 2 km from the tourist town of Sangla, on the foot of Kinner-Kailash (House of Lord Shiva).

KCoordinates: 28°50′N 78°51′E / 28.833°N 78.850°E / 28.833; 78.850amru was capital of the Bushahr principality. It is especially known for the tower-like fort at its highest point, which was built by Lord Badhrinath Ji thousands of year ago. According to a folklore fort there are about 36 crore (360,000,000) gods and goddess residing in the fort.