Top 5 Tourist Places in UttarkashiTop 5 Tourist Places in Uttarkashi

This famous city in Uttarakhand is situated on the right side of the Bhagirathi river. This Uttarkashi, popularly known as Uttarkashi, was known as Badahat in ancient times.

 It is a religious city, here there are holy and pilgrimage places of Hindus, which are known as Gangotri and Yamunotri.
Uttarkashi district is full of natural beauty, here beautiful beautiful lakes and waterfalls are attractive to the person.
 Here along with beautiful mountain ranges, beautiful snow peaks will also be seen, which make the beauty of this place more picturesque. In 1960, this district was made a separate district, due to which development work was done very fast here.

Gangotri  Temple

Gangotri Temple
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Gangotri is located in Uttarkashi district of Uttarakhand state, the height of Gangotri is about 3048 meters above sea level, it is located 225 kilometers north of Rishikesh and 99 kilometers northeast of Uttarkashi.

 There is a temple of Bhagirath ji in Gangotri in which the idols of Lakshmi, Mata Parvati, Maa Ganga and Mata Annapurna Devi are installed.
 It is said that at this place, King Bhagirath ji did severe penance to bring Mother Ganga to earth and when Mother Ganga descended from heaven on this earth, Lord Shiva tied Mother Ganga in his hair at this place. This temple was built the 18th century
Top 5 Tourist Places in Uttarkashi
Top 5 Tourist Places in Uttarkashi

Know when the doors of Gangotri temple open

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The doors of Gangotri temple are opened every year in the month of April on Akshaya Tritiya and on this day the Doli of Mother Ganga leaves for Gangotri from Markandeya temple of Mukhwa village during her winter stay.
Surya Kund, Gauri Kund, Pantgana, and Bhairav Jhap are located in the nearby places of interest. All the devotees come here and take bath in these ponds and then go for darshan.
Gomukh is the origin of Bhagirathi river {Ganga}, from where mother Ganga originates. Gomukh is situated at a distance of 18 km from Gangotri in the direction of South-East, if you people want to have darshan of Mother Ganga in Gomukh.
  You will see beautiful hills covered with snow with beautiful views while going on foot from here, these moments will be moments of joy in your life.
That’s why you must go to Gaumukh and come after having darshan of Maa Ganga.

Yamunotri  Temple

Yamunotri  Temple
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Now we have learned about Gangotri, the main pilgrimage site of Uttarkashi and now we will know about Maa Yamunotri and along with that we will also know when the doors of Maa Yamunotri open.

Whose daughter is mother Yamuna? Whose sister is it? And whose mother is called Yamuna
Yamunotri is the most sacred place in Uttarkashi district of Uttarakhand state, west of Gangotri and 131 kilometers north of Uttarkashi, Yamunotri is located.
Devotees coming to Yamunotri have to travel a distance of 13 kilometers from Hanuman Chatti.
The Yamunotri temple, situated on the left end of the Yamuna river, was built by Garhwal Naresh Pratap Shah in 1919 and was rebuilt by the Maharani of Jaipur.
Top 5 Tourist Places in Uttarkashi
Top 5 Tourist Places in Uttarkashi

Know when the doors of yamunotri temple open

 During the winter session in Yamunotri temple, the doors of Yamunotri are closed due to excessive cold and snow and the effect of cold and snow decreases as soon as the summer session starts, the doors of this temple are opened on Tritiya of Vaishakh Shukla Paksha.
 Doli of Mother Yamuna leaves Kharsali village and reaches Yamunotri Dham, where Brahmins worship and establish Mother Yamuna with Vedic chanting.
 The distance of the village from Yamunotri is about 6 kilometers, here is the Someshwar Devalaya located here, only the Pandits of Kharsali village worship Mother Yamuna
The origin of Mother Yamunotri is at Bandarpuchch, 1 kilometer away from Yamunotri temple, which was known as Kalindi Parvat in ancient times, hence the name of Yamuna as Kalindi.
According to the Puranas, Kalindi {Yamuna} is said to be the daughter of Surya, the sister of Shani and Yama and the wife of Lord Krishna.

Vishwanath Temple

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Vishwanath temple
Vishwanath temple is located on Gangotri road. This temple is located at a distance of 154 km from Rishikesh. Vishwanath temple is the oldest temple of this region, here Lord Shiva is worshipped
The distance of Vishwanath temple is about 300 meters from Uttarkashi. This temple was renovated in 1857 by Maharani Khaneti, wife of Garhwa King Sudarshan Shah.
It is described in the mythology that King Bhagirath did penance sitting at this place. Pleased with his penance, Brahma ji had given him a boon that Lord Shiva would hold the velocity of the Ganges coming to the earth. held on


Gangotri Temple
Maneri is located on Uttarkashi Gangotri road at a distance of 13 kms from Uttarkashi in Rajasthan.
Here a dam has been built on the Bhagirathi river, in this dam water is transported through a tunnel to Turvino located 16 km away in Tiloth.
 This place is very beautiful for tourists, tourists can come here to enjoy the tunnel as well as enjoy the environment and natural beauty here.
 This place remains a tourist attraction

Hanuman Chatti

Hanuman Chatti
 Dodi Tal
Hanuman Chatti This place is very beautiful for tourists, from this place the trekking route of Dodi Tal starts, in which trekking tourists come here in large numbers.
 Hanuman Chatti is located at a distance of 13 km from Yamunotri, if you want to come here then you can enjoy trekking by coming here.
The places mentioned here or the names of the places given to the tourists are very important in spiritual form and from the point of view of tourism and for nature lovers.
 There are very good places here to live your life in the valleys of mountains, tourists visiting these places will know how beautiful nature is and what nature has in itself and how important is nature in our life.
Nachiketa Tal,
 Mahasu Mandir,

 Harki Doon

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Harki Doon Uttarkashi

Harki Doon is a very beautiful and natural place full of scenery. This Doon is 176 km from Uttarkashi via Purola Mori to Sankri by bus.

 And beyond that 8 kms. This route can be covered by light vehicle till Taluka. From Taluka to Har ki Doon one has to go by foot.
 This is a very beautiful and delightful place, the views here are going to happen to the mind, tourists are happy to come here.
Gangotri- Yamunotri Map


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