Best Tourist Places in Chamoli | Panch Prayag Uttarakhand
Best Tourist Places in Chamoli
The headquarters of Chamoli district located in the state of Uttarakhand is in Gopeshwar. Gopeshwar has a huge Shiva temple dating back to the seventh to eighth century.
Chamoli district was carved out of Garhwal district in 1960, when most of Chamoli was flooded on 20 July 1970 due to heavy floods of Alaknanda, at that time most of the government buildings there which were in the grip of this flood. Were
After that the headquarters was shifted from Chamoli to Gopeshwar. Gopeshwar is the only city in the hilly cities of Uttarakhand where there is neither too much heat nor too much cold. It is a very beautiful place.
There is a Ghana forest of oak trees, which is the center of tourist attraction, along with it there is also a sightseeing place.
Rudranath, Anusuya Temple, Atrimuni Ashram, Vaitarni Kund are a group of idolless temples here
The confluence of the holy rivers flowing in Chamoli district is called Prayag. Prayag situated at the confluence of these holy rivers has special religious significance.
The importance of Panch Prayag situated at the confluence of rivers like Alaknanda Bhagirathi in Garhwal is specially mentioned in the scriptures.
In which Vishnuprayag, Nandprayag, Karnprayag is Rudraprayag and Devprayag, Vishnuprayag, Nandprayag and Karn Prayag are located in Chamoli district.
Vishnuprayag is at the confluence of three rivers, Alaknanda, Vishnu Ganga and Dhauliganga. Together these three rivers form a confluence, which is called Vishnuprayag.
The height of Vishnuprayag is 1372 meters above sea level, here it is believed that Narada Muni worshiped Lord Vishnu at this place, here Vishnu Kund is located, there is a grand temple of Lord Vishnu near him.
This place is a short distance away from a place called Joshimath on the way to Badrinath road. By coming here you can visit the confluence of the three rivers and the temple of Lord Vishnu and become their blessings.
Nandprayag is situated at a distance of 22 kilometers from Karnprayag on the Badrinath road itself. Nandprayag has an altitude of 914 meters above sea level.
Nandprayag is formed by the confluence of two rivers, in which there is the confluence of Alaknanda and Nandakini. Nandprayag is very important from the mythological point of view. Devotees of Lord Vishnu come here to take bath.
It is said that the Sangam is named after King Nanda, here the Vishnu Gopal temple of Lord Vishnu is situated.
All the devotees and tourists who come here after taking bath at Nandprayag Sangam, have darshan of Lord Vishnu Gopal Ji. This place is very beautiful.
Karnprayag is the confluence of Pindar rivers and Alaknanda on the route from Rishikesh to Badrinath, here one gets a very beautiful view of these two rivers
Karnprayag is said to be the penance place of Karna, at this place Lord Surya Dev gave armor and coils to Karna.
Along with this, there is a very beautiful temple of Maa Uma Devi and Kal Bhairav temple of Kaleshwar is also located near the temple of mother. Jaleshwar Mahadev, Chandika temple and Narayan temple are collectively located here.
Devotees and tourists of God keep coming here, those who come here know the importance of this place. This place is very beautiful and charming. There are beautiful green mountain ranges around the temple.
Mana village is located a little further away from Shri Badrinath Dham in Chamoli district, Vasundhara Falls is situated at a distance of 5 km from this village.
Here Vasundhara water falls from the high icy hills and glaciers covered with snow, here the water falls from a height of 145 meters.
Here you have to cover the 5 kilometer path on foot, as soon as you go here, you will get to see snowy peaks and some green mountains all around.
Along with this, there will also be darshan of Vyas cave and Ganesh cave in Mana village.
What else will I write in more detail in this article, I will just say that once you go here it will be memorable moments of your life, you will always remember this.
Joshimath is located on the Rishikesh to Badrinath road, this monastery was established by Adi Guru Shankaracharya, the name Joshimath is a distorted form of the Sanskrit word Jyotirmath.
Earlier this place was called Jyotir Math which means the place of Jyotirlinga of Shiva. In ancient times Joshi Math was known as Yoshi.
Hindus believe that Lord Badrinath rests here during the autumn season. There is a temple here in the form of Narasimha avatar of Lord Vishnu, which was established by Shankaracharya.
Here there is a building in the courtyard of the temple, in which there is a pool made of stone, there are two brass fountains which are known as Dand Dhara and Narasimha Dhara.
Brass idols of Ram Sita are installed in between these two, along with many temples of Hanuman, Ganesh, Surya, Gauri Shankar, are located here
It is here that Adi Guru Shankaracharya established the Poornagiri Devi Peeth.
Joshimath is located on the hill, from here high mountain ranges are visible, the elephant mountain is also visible from here.
Mana village Badrinath
Best Tourist Places in Chamoli
This Mana village, which is near Badrinath in Chamoli district, is the last village on the border of India.
According to the Puranas, Mana village was called Manibhadra Puri, the distance of Mana village is about 4 kilometers from Badrinath.
It is also called Keshav Prayag because there is a confluence of the Alaknanda and Saraswati rivers, it is described in the Puranas that Maharishi Ved Vyas ji told the Bhagwat story orally while sitting in the Vyas cave here and there is a Ganesh cave at a short distance from it. Where Lord Ganesha did the work of writing that story
The main places of interest here are Ganesh Gufa, Vyas Gufa and Bhimpul. The temple of the main deity Ghantakarna is also located here.
The idol of the mother of Lord Badrinath ji is situated here. Vasundhara Falls is situated at a distance of 5 km from the famous tourist place Mana village.
Other tourist and religious places in Chamoli district_ Gairsain
all these are very important places in the form of religious and tourist places.
Mana Village Map
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