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Jageshwar, is a small town in Uttarakhand is like a town carved exquisitely for temples. The biggest temple out of the lot of the 124 temples here, is the one that is the most visited, the Jageshwar Mahadev Temple is situated on the Jataganga Valley.
Mostly built in the 9th century, the temples are exceptionally well preserved here. The long and short of Jageshwar then remains, that if you're an archaeological geek, with a thing for exploring the deeply seated mythological beliefs that for the root of the Indian culture, the place will leave you feeling enchanted, with an unquenchable thirst of exploring beyond.
- Jageshwar is basically a temple town, with less prospects for sight seeing unless you are interested in the whole religion meets history meets architecture scene.- Since the place has nearly no luxury stay and eating out options, you may want to consider packing your travel essentials and some dry food as well for longer journeys.- Do not carry too much cash with you, especially during local festival times, to avoid major losses in case of any theft.
An important centre for meditation. Ekamukhalinga can be seen here which is one of the rarest specimens in India.
Temple town with fewer prospects for sightseeing. Has no luxury stay and eating out options.
Jageshwar is an ideal destination for people who are looking for a relaxing vacation full of tranquillity in a calm environment. It is also a famous hill station known for yoga and meditation. It also attracts a significant number of religious people as it is one of the most visited pilgrimage centres in the Kumaon region.
Jageshwar has direct road links from Pithoragarh, Haldwani, Almora and Kathgodam. The nearest rail head is Kathgodam, located around 125 km away. State transport buses and private jeeps and taxis r... (Read More)