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Dandeshwar Temple

Dandeshwar Temple, Jageshwar Rd, Jageshwar Dham, Uttarakhand 263623, India

Hindu Temples
Notable Architectures
Old Ruins

About Dandeshwar Temple

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.


Attractions near Dandeshwar Temple

Jageshwar Dham Temple1.56km from Dandeshwar Temple

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.

Binsar Wildlife Sanctuary11.99km from Dandeshwar Temple

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.

Chitai Golu Devta Temple13.59km from Dandeshwar Temple

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 Almora17.43km from Dandeshwar Temple

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.

Kanda18.48km from Dandeshwar Temple

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.

Katarmal Surya Temple Adheli Sunar21.93km from Dandeshwar Temple

Katharmal is known for a rare Surya temple constructed by the Katyuri Kings in the 9th century CE. It has 44 smaller temples around the main deity of Surya, which called as Burhadita or Vraddhaditya.

Where is Dandeshwar Temple

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Almora, a picturesque district in the Kumaun region, East of Uttarakhand in India, with a breathtaking panoramic view of Himalayas, summons tourists worldwide to its alluring grandeur of natural beauty.