Jageshwar, Almora, Uttarakhand - Temples, Rivers, Scenic Beauty

Lakes, Scenic, Temple

Elevated at a height of 1870 meters above sea level, Jageshwar is a popular Hindu religious site near Almora. The temple is dedicated to Lord Shiva and is considered to have the legacy of one of the twelve jyotirlingas. The place is known as the temple city due to having around 124 shrines around it dedicated to Lord Shiva. The main temple of Jageshwar is believed to be constructed between 8th and 13th century and is worth visiting due to its architectural excellence and superb craftsmanship. With the holy rivers of Surabhi and Nandini flowing nearby, the holy place of Jageshwar is enveloped by lush greenery of dense pine and fir trees accompanied with a serene atmosphere and tranquility. The annual Jageshwar Monsoon Festival is a popular event of this region which is celebrated in the month of July- August.

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