Timings : 4:30 AM - 1:00 PM, 4:30 PM - 09:00 PM
Time Required : 2 - 3 hours
Pooja Rates : INR 500 onwards
Closed : November - April
Badrinath Temple or the Badrinarayan Temple dedicated to Lord Vishnu is one of the four Char Dham and Chota Char Dham pilgrimage yatras. It finds its mention in the 108 Divya Desams devoted to Lord Vishnu in India. Situated at the height of 10,279 feet, the temple is surrounded by lofty snow-clad Himalayas with Alaknanda River flowing by.
The religious importance and purity of Badrinath Temple allures scores of devotees. The main gate of the shrine painted with myriad colours. It has not only the image of Lord Vishnu but, several other gods and saints are housed inside the temple.
Badrinath Temple has a Tapt Kund, a hot water spring which is considered to have medicinal values. River Alaknanda is known to originate from here. The vibrant festivals of Mata Murti Ka Mela and the Badri Kedar Festival give you another reason to visit the temple.
From November to April end, the temple remains closed due to extreme weather conditions. Badrinath is accessible by road and therefore driving up to this pilgrim spot is not difficult.
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