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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.

Attractions in Almora

Chitai Golu Devta TempleChitai, SH 37, Almora, Uttarakhand 263601, India

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.

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

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.

Dwarahat RangeDwarahat Range, Uttarakhand, India

The serene town of Dwarahat is nestled in the ravishing Kumaon hills of Uttarakhand. It is perched at an elevation of 1,510 meters above sea level in the Almora district of Uttarakhand.

Jageshwar Dham TempleDandeshwar-Jageshwar Road, Jageshwar Dham, Uttarakhand 263623, India

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.

Jhula Devi TempleChaubatia, Uttarakhand 263645, India

One of the main attractions of Ranikhet, Jhula Devi temple is an 8th-century temple, located in Chaubatia Gardens and at a distance of 7 km. from the city centre. Situated in Kumaon Himalayan range of Uttrakhand, Jhula Devi temple is highly esteemed for devotees from around the world. The presiding deity of the temple, Lord Durga, sits on a wooden swing (Jhula), thus, it was called as ‘Jhula Devi Temple’.

Kasar Devi Temple AlmoraBinsar, Almora Rd, Khatyari, Almora, Uttarakhand 263601, India

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.

Katarmal Surya Temple Adheli SunarAdheli Sunar, Uttarakhand 263643, India

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.

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