Delhi, Oct. 18 -- Himachal Pradesh has a special place in every traveller's heart. After all, what's not there to like about the beautiful hill state. From lush meadows and snow-capped Himalayan peaks to age-old temples and colonial churches, the state is truly blessed with natural and cultural heritage.

The state is also endowed with historically significant destinations, and one such place is Arki.

Perhaps the smallest town of Himachal Pradesh, this quaint little hamlet is known for its stunning fort and splendid views. Arki also serves as a convenient halt for travellers driving on the Delhi-Manali and Delhi-Dharamshala route.

The town served as the capital of the former princely state of Baghal or 'the land of leopards.' It became ...