Religious places in Uttarakhand
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Top Religious Places in Uttarakhand

List of top Religious Places in Uttarakhand

There is a list of best religious places in Uttarakhand that you should visit while travelling to Uttarakhand. Some of them are describe below.


Rishikesh is a pilgrimage town in Dehradun District lies on the holy banks of the river Ganga. It is one of the religious places in Uttarakhand for Hindus. Devotees from all over the world come here for the famous Ganga Aarti. Rishikesh is a hub of Sadhus and saints with numerous ashrams who teaches spirituality, yoga, meditation and Ayurveda.

Best Time: Throughout the year


Haridwar is a famous Hindu town with temples, ashrams and narrow lanes. It is one of the seven holiest cities of Hindu community in India. It believed in Hindu community that taking a dip into the holy Har Ki Pauri washed all your sins so millions of pilgrims come here to take a dip in the holy Ganga. So if you are planning for tour packages to Uttarakhand then you must visit this most religious places in Uttarakhand.

Best Time: Throughout the year


Kedarnath is one of the most sacred Hindu temple or pilgrimage sites in Uttarakhand India. It is one of the most popular Temples of Char Dham Yatra in Uttarakhand dedicates to Lord Shiva. It is believes that in Hindu Community that if you visit kedarnath Dham then you will get Moksh. Kedarnath is the most important among the 12 Jyotirlingas in India which opens only for 6 months in a year due to its weather Conditions.

Best Time: May to June, September to October


Badrinath is one of most visited four Char Dham pilgrimage sites in Uttarakhand. It is known for the sacred Badrinath Temple dedicated to Lord Vishnu situated at an altitude of 3,583 meters. It is believes that this Temple was built by Guru Adi Shankaracharya in the 8th century CE near the bank of Mandakini River.

Best Time: May to June, September to October


Yamunotri is one of the famous Char Dham pilgrimages sites in Uttarakhand India. The Temple is one of the famous religious places in uttarakhand place in the western region of Garhwal Himalayas in Uttarkashi district at an altitude of 3,291 metres. This Temple has a black marble statue which dedicates to Goddess Yamuna and Janki Chatti. It is the birth place of the Yamuna River at a distance of 13 Kms from Hanuman Chatti and 6 Kms from Janki Chatti.

Best Time: May to June, September to November


Gangotri is one of the Char Dham pilgrimage sites in Uttarakhand India. This Temple is one of the famous Hindu shrine or temple in uttarakhand situated on the Greater Himalayan Range in Uttarkashi district at an elevation of 3,415 meters. It is a black marble statue which is dedicate to Goddess Ganga. It is also the starting point of the trek to Gaumukh, the source of River Bhagirathi.

Best Time: April to June, September to November


Uttarkashi is also known as Devbhoomi. It is one of the sacred religious places in uttarakhand as it is the houses of two holy Hindu shrines out of four. There are so many temples and ashrams in Uttarkashi but The Vishwanath Temple is very famous, which is dedicated to Lord Shiva.

Best Time: March to June, September to November


Rudraprayag is one of the sacred religious places in uttarakhand lying at the confluence of River Alaknanda and River Mandakini. It also regards as one of the Panch Prayag. Hindu Legends says that the Lord Shiva was appear in their Rudra Face at this place so the name of this town has derives Rudraprayag.

Best Time: April to December


The temple town of Guptakashi is located 47 km from the holy town of Kedarnath and is a popular stopover for pilgrims. It houses two ancient temples dedicated to Lord Shiva – Vishwanath Temple and Ardhnareshwar Temple. Manikarnika Kund is another popular religious spot here.

Best Time: March to June, September to November


One of the holiest lands in Uttarakhand, Gaumukh, or Gaumukh, is the source of the holy Bhagirathi River. It is thronged by devotees mainly for its serenity and pious mythological history. Gaumukh opens only between May to October and remains close for the rest of the year.

Best Time: February to September

Patal Bhubaneswar

Patal Bhuvaneshwar is a popular limestone cave temple dedicated to Lord Shiva. It is located in the Pithoragarh district of Uttarakhand. The way to the temple is through a long and narrow tunnel. It is believed that Patal Bhuvaneshwar is the abode of Shiva and 33 crore gods and goddesses.

Best Time: October to June


Tungnath is an ancient holy town more than 1000 years old and is popular among pilgrims and devotees. This Temple dedicats to Lord Shiva situated here is one of the highest temples in the world and also the highest among the five Panch Kedar temples located in the Tungnath mountain range.

Best Time: April to November

Kaliyar Dargah

The Dargah of Pir Kaliyar is one of the most famous Muslim Religious places in Uttarakhand, India. It is located at Kaliyar Village nearly 20 Kms away from Haridwar. The Dargah is related to the Sufi saint Alauddin Ali Ahmed Sabir Kalyari. It is the symbol of unity between Hindu and Muslims. You can visit any time throughout the year remaining monsoon seasons but the best time to visit is the death anniversary of Sabir Sahib. Because an Urs is held at this time and millions of devotees comes from all over the world. Now Book your Uttarakhand tour packages from Mumbai and make a visit to Darrgah of Kaliyar Shareef.

Best Time: 13 Rabi ul Awwal

Shri Hemkund Sahib Ji Gurdwaras

Shri Hemkund Sahib Gurdwaras is one of the holiest Sikh religious places of Uttarakhand located in Chamoli district. It is locate at an elevation of 4329 meters on the bank of prestine Hemkund Lake. It is the highest Gurudwara in Sikh community having a trek of 13 Kms to reach the shrine spot. There is a Hemkund trust in this Gurudwara that serves Teas and Meals to all the Tourists who visit there.

Best Time: The best time to visit Hemkund Sahib is June to October Month.

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