Nanda Devi Temple, Almora, Uttarakhand

The temple of Nanda Devi in Almora is thousands of years ago and is built in the style of kumaoni architecture with the chamber of the Lord Shiva temple. Nanda devi is the goddess worshipped here with her idol in the temple encircled by the wooden roof of the crown made of stone. The stone on the temple’s wall is carved with the statues of Gods and Goddesses which becomes the attraction to tourists and visitors. The Nanda Devi Temple is dedicated to the goddess of Chand Dynasty, Nanda Devi and so this temple is a very famous tourist spot.

Uttarakhand – the holy place has a lot of mythical stories which is connected to every peaks, villages, temples, rocks, rivers, goddesses and Gods around this state of previous times. They left their marks for the people to conserve it with their traditions. The goddess Nanda devi was broadly recognised as Parvati, Kali, Uma, Gauri, and Bhairvai who is recognised as the daughter of Daksha Prajapati – king of Garhwal.

It is very popular in Uttarakhand where the goddess Nanda devi holds its own dignity of being the deity of kumaun area and their people. The Nanda Devi is a sure shot to be on the visiting list for any and every traveller visiting Uttarakhand.

The Nanda Devi Raj Jat Yatra is popular festival in the area where the Nanda Devi in the form of sheep is decorated fully with clothes, jewellery and food in every 12 years and sent back to her home with their local dance and folk songs music.


Nanda Devi Temple open at 06:00 AM to 06:00 PM

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