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Char Dham to Hem Kund, A Tour to the Religious Places in Uttarakhand

Uttarakhand is famous for its art, culture, nature, and sacred places. The cultural diversity of the city abounds with many holy places that have historic stories and great significant beliefs among the Indians. The Land of God has an exceptionally rich heritage of historic temples, ancient Churches, Monasteries, Gurudwaras, and Dargahs. From the foothills of the Himalayas to the banks of Bhimtal we hit on many pilgrimage sites and varied venerated deities with great historic significance. People of all religions and creeds swarm to these popular places for peace, bliss, and harmony from all corners of the world.



Timeless Temples:

Uttarakhand - Devbhoomi, an abode for the sacred rivers and temples of Hindus. Every town in Uttarakhand is sanctified by the godly love and belief of devotees all over the year. All shrines in the city are evidence of historic events explained in Hindu scriptures for the new era. The prominent Chardham yatra, the origin of sacred rivers Ganga and Yamuna, and the holy sacrifices of saints make Uttarakhand a part of our national heritage. The Hindu shrines are merged according to their origin and place namely Chota Chardham, Panch Kedar, Panch Prayag, Shakthi Peeth, and Siddha Peetha.

Apart from Shiva and Vishnu mandirs, the city is also famous for Katarmal Sun Temple also known as one of the most beautiful shrines of the sun god after Konark Temple. Most of the Historic temples in Uttarakhand are under the Archeological Survey of India.


Collage of the religious places - Char Dham.
A photo from livehindustan website.

Classic Churches: