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Holy Places in Uttarakhand

Holy Places in Uttarakhand: Uttarakhand garnered with the title of “The Land of Gods” is the abode of several Hindu Gods and Goddesses . It is believed that the snowbound Himalayan peaks of Uttarakhand serve as the home to many deities. The serene holy rivers like Ganga, Yamuna and Alaknanda nourishes and blesses the karmaic souls with their holiness. Many Hindus believe that bathing in the holy water of the rivers will cleanse the spirit and get rid of the sins.

The presence of several ancient shrines, hidden cave temples, Gurudwara and mosques make Uttarakhand a spiritually uplifting religious place to visit. People from different caste, creed, religion and sect can visit the various divine places of faith in Uttarakhand. The lush green Tapovans, old ashrams, holy retreats and Yoga/Meditation centres offers spiritual and mental bliss to the tourists.

Char Dham Yatra, Kumbh Mela and much more in Uttarakhand:

The religious fairs and festivals held in Uttarakhand bring hordes of tourists to take part in the spiritual pilgrimage journey. To name a few there are Kumbh Mela, Ganga Dussehra, Nanda Devi Fair, Uttarayani Fair, Ardh Kumbh Mela etc.

Char Dham Yatra in Uttarakhand is another auspicious spiritual sojourn which brings heavy flow of tourism in Uttarakhand. This famous pilgrimage is also known as the Chota Char Dham Yatra in Uttarakhand. It covers places like Yamunotri, Gangotri, Kedarnath and Badrinath.

Holy places in Uttarakhand:

f you are a religious person who wish to satiate the holy bliss then you must visit Uttarakhand once. The heavenly aura of the sacred places like Rishikesh, Haridwar, Devprayag, Karnaprayag, Vishnuprayag etc. will entice you for a rendezvous with the hills.

If you want to pay obeisance at some of the devotional places snuggled in the hilly areas of Uttarakhand then you should visit temples like Chitai Golu Devta Mandir, Purnagiri Temple, Patal Bhubaneshwar Cave Temple, Binsar Mahadev Temple and Chandrabadni Temple that are quite popular in the region.

KEDARNATH

Kedarnath temple, the sacred abode of lord Shiva, sits on the bank of holy Mandakini river at an altitude of 3584 meters above sea level on the foothills of great Himalaya range in northern state of Uttarakhand.

Gangotri dham is one of the sacred pilgrimage sites Char Dham (Four Pilgrimages), which are four holy and essential places for Hindus and are part of  the essential Char Dham Yatra“.

BADRINATH

Badrinath Temple or Badrinarayan temple is situated on the banks of Alaknanda river in Chamoli district of state Uttarakhand, India on the foothills of the Himalaya.

Yamunotri Dham is the source of the Yamuna River and one of the four holy sites of “Char Dham Yatra” (Pilgrimage). This dham is blessed with amazing

HARIDWAR

Haridwar also names as “Theerth Nagri”, is one the most holy placesof Hindu religion and is situated in Uttarakhand. River ganga comes from mountain

Rishikesh is known as the ‘Gateway to the Garhwal Himalayas’ and ‘The Yoga Capital of The World’. It is a tehsil of Dehradun district of the Uttarakhand

Devprayag, perched at an elevation of 830 metres(2,723 feet), is a scenic as well as religiously important town located in Tehri Garhwal

Tungnath temple, located at a height of 3680 m (12073 ft) in Rudraprayag district of Uttrakhand, is the highest temple of Lord Shiva in the world.

Dhari Devi temple is a popular Shrine of Maa Dhari Devi. The temple is located almost 15 km from Srinagar Garhwal, on the banks of the Alaknanda River

Kalimath is a village at an altitude of around 6,000 feet (1,800 m) on the river Saraswati in the Garhwal Himalayas, surrounded by the peaks of Kedarnath

Patal Bhuvaneshwar, one of the most interesting places to visit in Uttarakhand is a natural cave temple made of limestone. The Hindu temple is located

Chitai Golu Devta temple is located only about 10 kilometers from Almora. About 10 kilometers from the cultural city of Almora, there is a village known

Kasar Devi near Almora is a temple and a peaceful destination in the Kumaon Himalayan region of Uttarakhand. It is only 8.5 km away from Almora

Triyuginarayan temple sits calmly in Rudraprayag district. The word Triyuginarayan originates from ‘Tri’ meaning three, ‘Yugi’ denoting Yuga.

Jageshwar Dham is a scenic and quiet place in Almora district. The place is popular for an ancient large group of around 124 Hindu temples.