Binsar Wildlife Sanctuary in Bageshwar, Uttarakhand, India - get details, & find more attractions to visit nearby

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Binsar Wildlife Sanctuary

Binsar, Uttarakhand 263628, India

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About Binsar Wildlife Sanctuary

Binsar Wildlife Sanctuary is perched on top of the Jhandi Dhar hills in the Himalayas. From a place called Zero Point in Binsar one can see the Himalayan peaks like Kedarnath Peak, Shivling, Trisul, and Nanda Devi.  Binsar was established in 1988 for the conservation and protection of the shrinking broad leaf oak forests of the Central Himalayan region, and it has over 200 bird species.



Attractions near Binsar Wildlife Sanctuary

Kanda9.26km from Binsar Wildlife Sanctuary

Situated at the confluence of three rivers, namely, Saryu, Gomti, and latent Bhagirathi, lies the holy township of Bageshwar, which is also revered to as the pious land associated with Lord Sadashiva, said to be the redeemer of all sins. If we were to believe the Puranas, this undoubtedly is a place capable of liberating one from the eternal bondage of births & deaths.

Chitai Golu Devta Temple11.07km from Binsar Wildlife Sanctuary

Chitai Temple is dedicated to Golu Devta; he is one of the most revered deities in the Kumaon region. The temple is located in Almora and is one of the popular temples of Lord Golu. Other well-known temples of Golu Devta are located in Ghorakhal and Champawat. Lord Golu is considered as the god of justice; every day, hundreds of believers submit their wishes on paper (sometimes on stamp paper) in his temple.

Kasar Devi Temple Almora11.4km from Binsar Wildlife Sanctuary

A famous temple dedicated to the Kesar devi. The temple structure dates to the 2nd century CE. The temple structure dates to the 2nd century CE.

Dandeshwar Temple11.99km from Binsar Wildlife Sanctuary

An epitome of Nagar style architecture, the Dandeshwar Temple is as tall as you can crane your neck, quite literally. It is believed to house the shrine of Lord Shiva as the staff bearer, hence the name Dandeshwar, or the bearer of the 'dand', the staff.

Jageshwar Dham Temple12.3km from Binsar Wildlife Sanctuary

Jageswar Temples or Jageshwar valley temples are a group of over 100 Hindu temples dated between 7th and 12th century near Almora, in the Himalayan Indian state of Uttarakhand. The valley has a number of temple clusters such as the Dandeshwar and Jageshwar sites. Some locations have attracted the construction of new temples through the 20th-century.

Bagnath Temple Bageshwar14.79km from Binsar Wildlife Sanctuary

Bagnath temple is an ancient shrine dedicated to Lord Shiva, situated in the Bageshwar city at the confluence of Sarayu and Gomati rivers. Bagnath Temple is festooned with bells of all sizes and features impressive carvings. One of the famous and crowded place in the Bageswar district.

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Situated at the confluence of rivers Saryu, Gomti and latent Bhagirathi, lies the holy township of Bageshwar; also revered as the pious land associated with Lord Sadashiva, the redeemer of all sins. this land of Lord Shankar is of great religious, historic and political significance.