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Kedarnath Temple in Kedarnath

The Kedarnath temple lies amidst the majestic snow-capped Himalayan ranges and is thronged by thousands of tourists each year. The extreme weather condition of Kedarnath prompts the temple to remain open from the end of April to the beginning of November. It is one of the twelve Jyotirlingas of Kedar or Lord Shiva. In Kedarnath alone there are about more than 200 shrines dedicated to Lord Shiva.

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Location:
Kedarnath
Uttarakhand, India
Best time to visit Kedarnath: 
Sep, 
Oct, 
May, 
Jun 
Ticket / Cost / Expenses:
NA
Time people usually spend here:
2.5 hours
Altitude / Height:
11572 feet
Latitude / Longitude:
30.7352354°N, 79.0663478°E
Distance from Kedarnath to Kedarnath Temple
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Opening and Closing Timings:

Monday: 4:00 AM – 9:00 PM

Tuesday: 4:00 AM – 9:00 PM

Wednesday: 4:00 AM – 9:00 PM

Thursday: 4:00 AM – 9:00 PM

Friday: 4:00 AM – 9:00 PM

Saturday: 4:00 AM – 9:00 PM

Sunday: 4:00 AM – 9:00 PM

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Read traveller's reviews about Kedarnath Temple..

Overall Rating:4.4

reviews
  '5' out of 5
"Milta ha sacha sukh kewal SHIV JI tumare charno me Om Namah Shivay "
  '5' out of 5
"One of the thevaram paadal Petra Shiva temple of vada nadu..Had the dharshan of Lord Shiva on the Disaster day..."
  '5' out of 5
"Kedarnath is a divine place. To reach kedarnath one can use helicopter service by booking online in advance. There are helipads of various aviation services at patha. Trek from Gaurikund. U have to park your vehicles at son prayag and reach gaurikund 5 to 6 Kms from sonprayag by Jeep services. On reaching Gaurikund one can reach Kedarnath by treking 20 KMs. There are facilities of Prefabricated huts and tents by GMVN (can be booked online in advance or on arrival at spot). This facilities are available on the way at three spots in the way, so one can have a night hault during th trek and enjoy. I advice to plane for 2-3 day trek or take a helicopter Rs6500 round trip. Horse not adviceable (they charge too much)"
  '5' out of 5
"Thevaram paadal petra sthalam in the himalayas."
  '5' out of 5
"Swarg in india om namo shivaye"

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Content of this page was last updated at Sep 4, 2016