About Mathi temple
Mathi temple is another must-visit place in Kinnaur and is dedicated to the goddess Mathi. It is in Chitkul, the last inhabited village on Indo-Tibet Road and the last point in India till someone can go without a permit.
The entire temple is built in a traditional style and is believed to be 500 years old. Whether you are a nature lover or a true believer in god, the Mathi temple is a must-visit. It not only has a huge religious significance for the people of Kinnaur but also offers a panoramic view of snow-capped mountains all around.
Religious Story behind the temple
According to a local story, Mathi Devi settled in this village after a long and arduous journey. When the goddess settled here, the village found great prosperity and she continues to be worshipped.
The people of Chitkul keep the statue of Mathi Devi fully decorated it is made of walnut wood. The architecture is really amazing, especially the carvings on the wood.
Parking space is also available near the temple, but you need to walk around 100-150 m to the temple.
Don’t listen to what they, go and see it**