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Vyas Gufa

On the banks of a river called “Saraswati” lies a beautiful and popular Hindu pilgrimage site known as Vyas Gufa i.e. Cave of Sage Vyas. This “pious” site is said to be located in the Chamoli district in the north Indian state of Uttarakhand. In...
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Uttarkashi

“The city of temples” is the sobriquet aptly given to a pious city in Uttarakhand known as Uttarkashi. This holy city comprising of a number of temples is located in the Uttarkashi district at an altitude of 1158 meters above sea level. In addition,...
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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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Rudraprayag

Located in close proximity to the confluence of rivers Alakananda and Mandakini in Uttarakhand is holy town called Rudraprayag. This town is situated in the Rudraprayag district, and is renowned for a number of Lord Shiva temples. In addition, to its...
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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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Ukhimath

Also known as “Okhimath” is a sacred pilgrimage site in Uttarakhand (dedicated to many gods/goddess such as Shiva, Parvati, Aniruddha) known as Ukhimath. This site is located in the Rudraprayag district, and is elevated at an altitude of 1311 meters...
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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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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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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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Nandaprayag

“A former capital of the Yadu dynasty” is the ideal way to describe a holy town called Nandaprayag located in Uttarakhand. This town is situated in the Chamoli district on the confluence of the Alakananda and the Nandakini rivers. In addition, this...
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Vishnuprayag

Named in honour of Lord Vishnu and situated at the confluence of the Alakananda and Dhauliganga rivers is a holy town in Uttarakhand called Vishnuprayag. This town is located in the Chamoli district, and is supposed to be the site where the great...
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Karnaprayag

Considered to be one of the “Panch Prayag” (five confluences) of the Alakanand River is a sacred city in Uttarakhand called Karnaprayag. This city is located in the Chamoli district, and is supposed to be the site where Karna (a key character from...
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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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Sarnath

Situated in Varanasi, Uttar Pradesh in close proximity to confluence of the Ganges and Gomti River is a city known as Sarnath or Isipatana. This is the city in which Gautama Buddha first taught Dharma. It is also a city in which the Buddhist Sangha...
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Varanasi

Popularly known as “Banaras or Kashi” Varanasi is a sacred city that is located on the banks of the River Ganga in Uttar Pradesh. This city is considered to be the “Spiritual Capital” of India. It is also one of the cities in the “Sapta Puri” i.e. a...
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Vrindavan

Commonly known as the city in which Lord Krishna spent his childhood days, Vrindavan is a town located in the Mathura district in Uttar Pradesh. This town is renowned for a number of temples that are dedicated to worship of the eternal love of Radha...
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Mathura

“Lord Krishna’s birthplace or Shri Krishna Janmabhoomi” is how this sacred city called “Mathura” located in Uttar Pradesh is popularly known as. A popular temple called “Keshav Dev” built on the site of Krishna’s birth is located in this city. It is...
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Ayodhya

According to mythology a city called “Ayodhya” a.k.a. Saket located in Uttar Pradesh is supposed to have been the birthplace of Lord Ram i.e. Ram Janamabhoomi. This city once upon a time used to be the capital of the Kosala Kingdom. It is elevated at...
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Thanjavur

Thanjavur is a city popular for its “Chola Temples” and is located in Tamil Nadu. It is located in the Thanjavur district. It is also renowned for a temple called “Brihadeeswarar” that is located in the center of this town. All the temples i.e. Chola...
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Rameswaram

Located on the Gulf of Mannar on the Pamban Island is a holy town known as “Rameswaram”. This town is located in the Ramanathapuram district in Tamil Nadu. It is known to be located in very close proximity to Sri Lanka. It is also a site that has...
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