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Mansa Devi

A popular temple dedicated to Goddess Mansa Devi is located in the “sacred” city of Haridwar in Uttarakhand.  This temple is situated on the “Bilwa Parvat” on the Sivalik Hills. It is also known to be a “Siddh Peetha” which means a site of worship...
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Daksheswara Mahadev Temple

Constructed in 1810 by Queen Dhankaur is a temple in Uttarakhand dedicated to Lord Shiva called DaksheswaraMahadev. This temple is located in a town called Kankhal at a distance of approximately 4 km from Haridwar. Apparently this temple is also said...
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Bagnath Temple

Located at the confluence of the rivers Gomti and Sarya in the state of Uttarakhand is an old Hindu temple called Bagnath. This Lord Shiva devoted temple is situated in the city of Bageshwar. Furthermore, this temple is renowned for comprising of a...
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Devprayag

Devprayaga commonly known as “Devprayag” which means “Godly Confluence” in Sanskrit is a holy town located in Tehri Garhwal district in Uttarakhand. This town is one of the five confluences i.e. Panch Prayag of the Alaknanda River. There is a popular...
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Dhari Devi

Said to be “home” to the upper half of the idol of Goddess Dhari (a form of Goddess Devi) is the “Devi Dhari Temple” located in Uttarakhand. This temple is located in the Garhwal region along the banks of the Alaknanda River. According to popular...
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Hariyali Devi Temple

In a village called Jasoli in Uttarakhand lies a popular temple dedicated to a “Devi” called Maa Hariyali Devi. This Hindu shrine is located in the Rudraprayag district. The “Devi” worshiped at this temple is known as “Maa Hariyali” and is also...
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Chandrabadani Devi Temple

On top of a mountain called Chandrabadani in Uttarakhand lies a popular temple called Chandrabadani Devi Temple. This Devi Temple is located in the Tehri Garhwal at the border of Devaprayag and Pratapnagar. According to Hindu mythology the torso of...
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Guptakashi

A popular temple town called “Guptakashi” is located at a high altitude of 1,319 meters above sea level in Uttarakhand. This town is situated in the Rudraprayag district. This hamlet along with the city of Varanasi is also considered to be extremely...
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Chandi Devi Temple

Popularly known as “Neel Parvat Tirth” is a temple situated on top of the Sivalik Hills in Uttarakhand called Chandi Devi. This temple dedicated to Goddess Chandi Devi (an incarnation of Goddess Parvati) is located in “one of India’s most holy city”...
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Haridwar

“The Gateway to Lord Vishnu” is what “Haridwar” a pious city located in Uttarakhand literally means. This city is considered to one amongst the seven holiest places i.e. Sapta Puri in the country as per Hinduism.  This city is also popular for a fair...
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Hemkund Sahib

Dedicated to Guru Gobind Singhji, the tenth Sikh Guru is a renowned Gurudwara located in Uttarakhand known as Hemkund Sahib. The word Hemkund in Sanskrit literally means “Snow Bowl”. This sacred gurudwara is elevated at an altitude of 4,632 meters...
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Kedarnath

Located in the Rudraprayag district in Uttarakhand is a holy town called “Kedarnath”. This town apparently was named in the honour of a King called “Kedar” who is supposed to have ruled in the Satya Yuga. In June 2013 this sacred town suffered...
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Rudreshwar Mahadev Temple

Considered to be amongst the “oldest Hindu shrines in Uttarakhand” is a temple known as “Rudreshwar Mahadev”. This ancient temple is devoted to Lord Shiva, and is located in the Almora district.  In addition this temple is also situated along the...
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Rishikesh

Considered to be the “Yoga Capital of the World” Rishikesh is a city located in the Dehradun district in Uttarakhand. This city is also commonly referred to as the “Gateway to Garhwal Himalayas”. In September 2015 the Union Tourism Minister Mahesh...
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Badrinath

Considered to be the most important religious site in the “Char Dham” pilgrimage, Badrinath is a pious town located in the Chamoli district in Uttarakhand. This town gets its name from a temple located in the region called “Badrinath”. According to...
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Jageshwar

Comprising of about 124 large and small temples is a pilgrimage town located in Uttarakhand known as Jageshwar. This religiously significant town is situated in the Kumaun region in the Almora district. In addition, this village is also elevated at...
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Moteshwar Mahadev Temple

Also known as “Shree Bheem Shankar Mahadev” is the “Moteshwar Mahadev Temple” located in Uttarakhand. This Lord Shiva temple is situated in small city called Kashipur in the Udham Singh Nagar district. Apart from Lord Shiva which is the main deity of...
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Kasar Devi Temple

A popular temple called “Kasar Devi” dedicated to Goddess Kasar is located in Uttarakhand. This temple is located in a small village called Kasar Devi in the Almora district. It was constructed in the 2nd century BC and is surrounded by beautiful...
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Kalinka Temple

Located on a rocky hilltop at an altitude of 2100 meters above sea level is a temple called Kalinka in Uttarakhand. This temple dedicated to Goddess Kali is situated in the Pauri Garhwal district. It is also surrounded by beautiful Chir Pine, Banj...
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Jyotirmath

In Uttarakhand lies a renowned monastery called “Jyotirmath” (also known as Joshimath) that was established by Adi Shankara during the 8th century. This monastery is located in a town called “Jyotrimath” at an altitude of 6150 feet above sea level....
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