Almora Tourism

Providing a panoramic view of the Himalayan range, Almora is a cantonment town of Uttarakhand. Located 1,638 metres above sea level, this hill station is a nice holiday destination owing to its picturesque landscape and green surroundings. Situated atop the Kashyap Hill, this town is popular among tourists and trekkers as the surrounding terrain is covered by coniferous forests found on the foothills of Himalayas. This hub is famous across the region for its vibrant culture, delicious food and beautiful handicraft industry. It is well connected via National Highways and is at a distance of just 363 kilometres from New Delhi.

Aside from holiday seekers, many devotees arrive here to visit different temples Chitai Golu Devta, Nanda Devi, Jageshwar and Katarmal. As the town is one of the busiest in the Kumaon region, it has various large markets here. Some like the Lala Bazaar have been here for two centuries and are famous for their local, unique products like the Almora copper vessels and Angora clothes made from the skin of Angora rabbits. Tourists here get to experience many physical activities like cycling or walking through the nearby forests. One can also participate in adventure activities like rock climbing, crossing the Burma Bridge or climbing up spider webs in the Kosi valley retreat.

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Travel Guide Jageshwar Jyotirling
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Jageshwar Dham

Jageshwar is a group of temples and dedicated to Lord Shiva and is situated in the Kumaun region of Almora district of Uttarakhand. There are more than 124+ large and small temples and very old about 9th to 13th century AD.

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Travel Guide Rudradhari Mahadev
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Rudradhari Mahadev Temple

The Rudradhari Mahadev Temple is ancient temple, about 6000 years old and has natural formation of Shivling and situated at a distance of 8 KM west of the Kausani.

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Travel Guide Kasar Devi Temple
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Kasar Devi Temple

Kasar Devi temple dedicated to goddess Kasar Devi and located at the highest point in Almora, Uttarakhand. The temple structure dates back to to the 2nd century and climb about 100 steps from roadside to reach the temple.

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Travel Guide Shani Dev Temple Kharsali Almora Uttarakhand
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Shani Dev Temple Kharsali

Shani Dev Mandir is an ancient temple located in Kharsali village of Uttarkashi district of Uttarakhand. This temple is devoted to Shani Dev, the god of Hindus, who, according to a legend, is considered to be the brother of Hindu Goddess Yamuna. It is said that Shani is the judge....

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Travel Guide Binsar Mahadev Temple
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Binsar Mahadev Temple

The Binsar Mahadev is a temple dedicated to Lord Shiva, situated at a distance of 15 KM from the town of Ranikhet. Its surroundings comprise natural fresh water springs and cedar forests. The temple also has a ashram nearby, dedicated to Binsar Mahadev.

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Travel Guide Chitai Golu Devta Temple Almora Uttarakhand
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Chitai Golu Devta Temple

The Chitai Golu Devta is truly unique temple, in the way that it's full of bells tied all through its premises. The Chitai Golu Devta is a sacred temple is dedicated to Lord Golu, believed to be the lord of justice and highly worshipped in the Kumaon region of Uttarakhand.

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Travel Guide Jhula Devi Temple in Ranikhet
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Jhula Devi Temple

Jhula Devi Temple is a very historic temple next to Chaubatia garden having a huge reverence of goddess Durga by locals and by people living in other places in the country of India. The Jhula Devi Temple is an ancient temple, built in the 8th century.

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Travel Guide Katarmal Sun Temple Almora Uttarakhand
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Katarmal Sun Temple

The Katarmal Sun temple, also known as the Varaditya temple, is an eighth century shrine is dedicated to the Sun God, and apparently one of the four Sun temples in the world. It is located at a distance of 70 km from Nainital.

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Travel Guide Ranikhet
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Ranikhet

There are many hill stations all across the Indian sub continents, but out of these most of the hill stations are in the cradle of the majestic Himalayan mountain range. The whole of the Himalayan mountain range has been divided into various sections. Each of these sections has a....

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Travel Guide Dunagiri Temple
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Dunagiri Temple

Dunagiri Mandir is a sacred Hindu temple link with the great Hindu epic Ramayana and Mahabharata times; temple is dedicated to goddess Durga (in the form of sacred stone) and located in Dwarahat of Almora in Uttarakhand.

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Travel Guide Dol Ashram Almora, Uttarakhand
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Dol Ashram

Shri Kalyanika Himalaya Devasthanam or simply the Dol Ashram is the spiritual homage located in Almora district of Uttarakhand, India. The place is known for being the homage to spiritual and mental well-being and people preach here to attain the blissfulness.

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Travel Guide Rudreshwar
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Rudreshwar Mahadev Temple

There are many Saivite temples in Uttaranchal but few come close to the natural beauty of the Rudreshwar Mahadev Temple in Chaukhutia. Featuring amidst the cloudy atmosphere of the Kumaon Himalayan rage, this temple will incite fervent devotion in you.

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Travel Guide Nanda Devi Temple
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Nanda Devi Temple

The Nanda Devi Temple is located in Almora of Uttarakhand which is built in the name of Goddess Parvati and the celebration of Nanda Devi Raj Jaat Yatra is popular in whole Uttarakhand.

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