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Why travel Uttarkashi?

The town of Uttarkashi is located in the Indian state of Uttarakhand. The place is known for its stunning natural beauty, and is also called as Devbhumi, which can be literally translated to ‘Land of the Gods’. Pilgrims from all around the country flock to this region too, due to its religious heritage.

There are many temples in Uttarkashi that you can visit during your trip to the place and the most famous one among these is that of Lord Vishwanath. This is the largest temple in the region, and the most frequented one as well. There are several smaller temples in Uttarkashi as well, and these are dedicated to the chief deities Hanuman and Durga. Many other shrines are present in Uttarkashi and they cater to a wide variety of Gods, including Parshuram, Annapurna, Dattatreya, Bhairav and Ekadash Rudra.

The Nehru Mountaineering Institute, which is located in Uttarkashi, is also a famous tourist spot in the region. You can also visit the hot water springs in the region of Gangnani during your trip to Uttarkashi.

"Land of the Gods"

A Town in Uttarakhand, India

Interest Measure for Uttarkashi

Ideal time to stay:  1 - 3 days

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Height(Altitude) of Uttarkashi from sea level:  3889 feet
Latitude/Longitude:  30.7249938°N, 78.4267399°E
Ecosystem:  Mountain , Hill  

Food, Culture and Language at Uttarkashi

Food Type Available:  Indian, Tibetan, North Indian Cuisine 
Regional Language:  Hindi
Currency:  ₹ - Rupee (INR)

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Content of this page was last updated at Oct 21, 2016