Known as the land of Gods and temples, Uttarakhand houses 100s of famous temples in the lap of Himalayas. Wherever people thought the presence of God, those places were converted into temples. The temples here holds a beautiful history and a sacred belief is attached to every single temple is located in Uttarakhand. Here is the list of some famous temples in Uttarakhand:
Jageshwar Dham Temples, Almora
An architectural wonder located in Uttarakhand, Jageshwar Dham is a group of temples dedicated to Lord Shiva. Almost 124 big and small temples in a group simply look beautiful with a gorgeous backdrop of rolling green mountains and a gurgling Jata Ganga Stream. According to the Archaeology Survey of India, Jageshwar Dham Temples are supposed to be 2500 years old.
Binsar Mahadev Temple, Ranikhet
Located amidst thick Deodar forest, the Binsar Mahadev Temple in Ranikhet is famous for its impeccable ambience. It said that the temple was built in the 9th or 10th century and this is the reason that the place has been favourite of devotees since ages.
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Chandrabadni Temple, Tehri
Perched on the top of Chandrabadni Mountain, the temple is believed to be the place where the torso of the popular Sati fell along with her weapons. Chandrabadni temple is located on the border of Pratapnagar and Devprayag. One can enjoy the beautiful vistas of Surkanda, Kedarnath, and Badrinath peaks from its tops.
Koteshwar Mahadev Temple, Rudraprayag
Koteshwar Mahadev Temple can be reached by passing just 3 km from Rudraprayag. Settled in the form of a cave, the temple is dedicated to Lord Shiva. The temple is also famous as it is said that Lord Shiva meditated here and also he was helped by Lord Vishnu in the killing of Bhasmasur Demon.
Kalimath Temple, Rudraprayag
There are 108 Shakti Peethas in India and Kalimath Temple in Uttarakhand is one of them. Kalimath is the only place where the Goddess Kali worshipped along with her two sisters – Laxmi and Saraswati. Here, Sri Yantra is the object of devotion as there is no idol is placed here in this temple.
Kartik Swami Temple, Rudraprayag
Perched on the dangerous end of the cliff, Kartik Swami temple is all dedicated to the son of Lord Shiva. Situated at a breathtaking elevation of approx 3050 m, the temple is awesome to offer breathtaking views of the mountains to its visitors.
Jwalpa Devi Temple, Pauri
Located on the left bank of Navalika River in Pauri, Jwalpa Devi Temple has largely visited the temple in the region and it is considered one of the Siddh Peethas. This temple is believed to fulfil the wishes of devotees. Around 100s of people visit this temple every day in order to bring prosperity into their lives.
Kainchi Dham Temple
A Baba named Neem Karoli is believed to be the most known figure in the Kumaon region of Uttarakhand. The temple is situated on the bank of Shipra River and it is known as Kainchi Dham. It is said that Baba Neem Karoli visited this place in the year of 1962 and ever since the place has become a sacred place and a temple.
Jhoola Devi Temple, Ranikhet
Located in Ranikhet, Jhoola Devi Temple is dedicated to Goddess Durga. A great number of bells are hanging in this temple and the logic behind that it is believed that the temple fulfils the wishes of devotees and after fulfilling the wish, devotees come to this temple with a copper bell.
Purnagiri Temple, Champawat
It is said that the temple is from one of 108 Siddha Peethas and this temple is one of the most famous temples in Uttarakhand. Surrounded by nature’s bounty, Purnagiri Temple is visited by a large number of tourists every year.
Millions of devotees visit the temples of Uttarakhand throughout the year from all over the world. Some of the people visit these Uttarakhand temples to fulfilling their wishes and some of them come to have the blessings of holy shrines. Book Uttarakhand tour package and have some blessings this year.