The “Land of Gods” – Uttarakhand is blessed with spectacular mountain ranges like Nanda Devi, Chaukhamba, Trishul, Kedarnath, etc. These mountains not only create beautiful weather conditions but also provide the ancient history of Uttarakhand, which includes some famous temples that can be seen in these mountains. Here are the seven most important temples in Uttarakhand’s mountains, where devotees can feel immense spirituality.
The Tungnath Temple is the highest temple dedicated to Lord Shiva. Located on the majestic Chandranath Parvat, this temple is the highest “Panch Kedar Temple.” This beautiful and sacred shrine is located in Dev Bhoomi, Uttarakhand. Located at 3680 above sea level, this is the third kedar of Panch Kedar in Uttarakhand.
This is one of the must-visit spiritual places of Uttarakhand, and one should not miss visiting here. You can offer your prayers to Lord Shiva here every day between 6 in the morning to 7 in the evening.
Katarmal Sun Temple
This place is for you if you love seeing some of the world’s most remarkable architectural wonders. Katarmal Sun Temple is a perfect place to admire its amazing architectural design. It is widely believed that a Katyuri King made this temple. You can easily find your way to this holy place through Almora.
Located at 2.116 meters above sea level, this temple is ranked as the ‘second most beautiful Temple’ after the Konark Sun Temple. You should consider visiting this temple on your next Uttarakhand Trip. You can visit this temple from 6 am to 12 pm and from 3 am to 7 pm.
Mahasu Devta Temple
The Mahasu Devta Temple is a blessing for your vision and soul. The enriching scenic views of this temple will fill your heart with extreme solace and tranquility. This temple is located in a very famous village named Hanol. It is made on the banks of the Tons River in the Chakrata Region.
The name of this temple is believed to be after the Brahmin Huna Bhatt. You can visit many more unique and aesthetic locations in and around this village apart from this temple. This is an excellent option to explore on your Trip to Devbhoomi. You can visit this temple between 6 in the morning to 8 in the evening.
The Kedarnath Dham is the 3rd Dham of the famous pilgrimage – Char Dham Yatra. This is undoubtedly the most famous Dhams of the entire yatra. Shiva Devotees widely visit the Kedarnath Temple. The shrine is dedicated to lord Shiva. Devotees come and seek the blessings of Shiva here.
The location of this shrine makes it a must-visit place once in your lifetime. The snow-capped Himalayas offers mesmerizing views one cannot afford to miss. According to Hindu Mythology, the Pandava Brothers built this Kedarnath Temple to seek forgiveness for killing their blood relations and kin.
This place holds a special significance for attaining salvation. Although the journey to attain moksha is quite arduous. Therefore it is recommended to book a Kedarnath tour package with a trusted operator for a smooth and hassle-free journey.
Your trip to Uttarakhand is complete if you visit this beautiful Adi Badri Temple. This is a must-visit temple located in Dev Bhoomi one should visit. It is also a part of the famous Panch Badri Temples of the Uttarakhand Temples.
It is believed that Lord Vishnu stayed in this Adi Badri Temple through the three Yugas: Satya Yuga, Treta Yuga, and Dwapar Yuga. This was before he moved to Badrinath. You can visit a group of 16 temples at the same time in a single location. Visit these temples made by Adi Shankaracharya between 6 am to 7 pm every day.
Anusuya Devi Temple
Experience the glory of Devi in this great Anusuya Devi Temple located in Gopeshwar, 30 km from Chopta. This temple is dedicated to Goddess Sati. Located amongst the mighty Himalayas, this temple offers mesmerizing sites to behold.
The best time to visit this impressive temple is during the Dattatreya Jayanti, celebrated in December here. This is the most loved season for devotees to seek blessings here. You can visit this mandir throughout the day except for the night.
Badhan Garhi Temple
If you are a follower and devotee of Goddess Kali, this temple is a must-visit. This temple is located 8 km away from the Gwaldam Township in Uttarakhand. You can catch mesmerizing views of the Trishul, Nanda Devi, Panchachuli, and other peaks from here. People worship Dakshin Kali and Lord Shiva here. This is one of the most fantastic tourist attractions for travelers exploring Uttarakhand.
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