Situated in Naggar, a small town about 20kms away from Manali, is the Roerich Estate, comprising:
- the bungalow of Nicolas Roerich - a leading 20th century Russian painter of international repute
- the Roerich art gallery, consisting of paintings by Nicholas and his son Svetoslav's paintings and
- the Himalayan Folk Arts Museum - featuring a collection of artifacts and paintings representing the region's folk culture
The compound also includes memorials of the painter family and well maintained gardens around the buildings. Given its Himalayan location, there are great views to be had, of snow-clad mountains all around the premises.
The place is a guaranteed treasure trove for art lovers / connoisseurs and shutterbugs.