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Bagnath Temple in Bageshwar, Uttarakhand

Bagnath Temple Bageshwar

Bagnath Temple Bageshwar

The Bagnath Temple in Uttarakhand is located in Bageshwar at the confluence of the rivers Sarayu and Gomti and is dedicated to Lord Shiva. This temple attracts thousands of devotees during the fairs of Uttarayani and Shivratri.

It is believed that the Nilaparvat which is situated between the rivers Saryu and Gomti is inhabitated by all the 33 crore Gods and many celestial beings like the Siddhas, Gandharvas and many sages. It is also believed that one will attain moksha if the person dies at this place. It is one of the most important Shiva Temple in Uttarakhand.

The district of Bageshwar is located in the northern parts of Uttarakhand in India. The district of Pithoragarh bordering Tibet is to the east of Bageshwar and the district of Chamoli lies to the west. The Great Himalayas lie to the north.

The Bagnath Temple is situated in the heart of the town. There are many other important places of tourism in Uttarakhand near Bageshwar such as Bhairav Temple, Dattatrey Maharaj, Ganga Mai Temple, Hanuman Temple, Durga Temple, Kalika Temple, Thingal Bhairav Temple, Panchnam Junakhara and the Vaneswar Temple.

Bageshwar is about 90 kms from Almora and is an important tourist destination in Uttarakhand. The Bagnath Temple is well connected by rail and road. The nearest airport for Bageshwar is Pantnagar about 260 kms from Bageshwar.

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