Khajjiar has attained its name from an old temple of Khajinag. This temple is also known as the Golden Devi temple situated on Khajjiar Lake. This temple was constructed in the 12th century. The temple got the name as Golden Devi because it has a golden dome. It has a wooden shrine with intricate sculpture. The major attraction of this temple is its golden spire. A golf course is near this temple and people interested in playing golf find it a good place suiting their interest.
The scenic beauty of this place attracts a lot of people, devotees and tourists from different parts of Chamba as well as rest of India. Images of pandavas who won the battle against Kaurvas as well as images of Kaurvas, who lost the battle of Mahabharata, can be noticed on the ceiling of the circumambulatory pavement of the temple.