Bageshwar

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Bageshwar District: Land of Gods

Begeshwar is the holy districts of Uttarakhand that describes the presence of Gods. It is located at the convergence of rivers Gomti, Saryu and latent Bhagirathi that enhances its beauty as the most striking place of our country. Visiting the natural beauty of Bageshwar is like spending the most beautiful moment of your life at a place. You will find the varieties of temples like Bagnath Temple which is one of the most attractive points of Uttarakhand where thousands of people belong to India as well as Foreign comes every year.

Quick Overview of Bageshwar District
Country: India
Headquarters: Bageshwar
Total Population: 249,462
Total Area: 2310 sq km
Literacy Rate: 71.94%
 

Bagnath Temple, Chandika Temple, Shri Haru Temple, Gauri Udiyar, Baijnath, Kanda Vijaypur, Pindari Glacier, Pindari Glacier Trek and Sunderdhunga Glacier are some of well-known places you’ll love to visit in Baheshwar during your vacation time. The place will give you a relax feel and make you out from the stress you have. Don’t worry regarding the accommodation as numbers of luxury hotels are available here those are always ready to serve you in better way.

History

Initially Bageshwar was the tehsil of Almora District but on 15th September 1997 it was separated from Almora and has become an independent district. According to Hindu Mythology it was the place where gods and sages came to meditate to lord Shiva. Lord Shiva came into this place in the form of lion that’s why its name has become Bageshwar. Later the temple of Bageshwar was established by a Chanda dynasty king Laxmi Chanda in 1450 AD.

How one can reach to Bageshwar?

You can reach to Bageshwar via Air, Railway and road as well. Pantnagar is the nearest airport which is 206 Kms away from Nainital whereas Kathgodam is the nearest railway station which is only 180 Kms away from Almora. Along with that Bageshwar is also well-connected by road as it is the very nearest place to the major cities of Uttarakhand.

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