Places remain the same, there names change over a period of time. And its the historical names of famous places of Himachal Pradesh we are going to talk about today in this post of ours. There are various factors that influence names of a place. Sometimes, it is named after the founding member, sometimes a local legend or a mythological story establishes its names. Like the Bhuri Singh Museum of Chamba is names after the Prince that once rules that beautiful town.
The land of Himachal Pradesh is dotted with a large number of Museums and Art Galleries. This is, in fact, the main attraction of the state. The different types of museums represent the glory of the ancient period of the state. The Art Galleries are a treasure trove of a large collection of Pahari paintings, rare paintings, traditional handicraft, local jewelry, age-old coins, antique wooden carvings and stone sculptures, arms and amours, and a number of other witnesses of the magnificent past of Himachal. These are a perfect reminder the history of the place.
A visit to these museums not only adds to the knowledge of history and culture, but also provides the opportunity to analyze and understand the customs and faiths prevalent in the society, and the gradual path of progress of this state. With great care and sincerity, the rich cultural and historical heritage of the country and the state is preserved in these Museums and Art Galleries which also takes enough care to make sure that the time that is passing does not hamper the historical legacy. These Art Galleries and Museums give a detailed idea as to how the past has made contributions in its own way and paved the way to the present Himachal Pradesh.