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Top 10 Tourist Attractions in Kedarnath Dham, Uttarakhand, India

Places to visit in Kedarnath Dham

Kedarnath Temple

Kedarnath Temple is the main centre of Attraction in Kedarnath. It is 1 of 12 Jyotirlingam of Lord Shiva and 1 of 5 Shrines of Panch Kedar (Tungnath, Rudranath, Madhyamaheshwar and Kalpeshwar).

2013 Floods in Kedarnath devastated the Temple Town. But, the Holy Pilgrimage of Char Dham has resumed with same fervor in Kedarnath.

Gauri Kund Temple

Gauri Kund Temple is dedicated to Goddess Parvati; the consort of Lord Shiva. Gauri Kund is the hot spring in which pilgrims take bath and offer worship in Gauri Kund Temple. This is the place where Gauri (incarnation of Goddess Parvati) did penance to get Lord Shiva.

Vasuki Tal

Vasuki Tal named after Legendry serpent Vasuki who keeps his shadow over Sleeping Lord Vishnu. It is believed that Vasuki Tal is the place where Lord Vishnu took bath. Lake has beautiful aquatic flowers and herbs flowering in it which are endemic to Himalayas.

Shankaracharya Samadhi

Shankaracharya; the revered spiritual leader in Hinduism visited Char Dham places of India. Shankaracharya took journey of Kedarnath in 8th Century and revived worship at Kedarnath Shrine. Shankaracharya Samadhi is the resting place of Adi Guru Shankaracharya where he attained Moksha.

Bhairavanath Temple

Bhairava Nath also called Bhairon Nath is the Temple adjacent to Kedarnath. It is dedicated to Fierce Incarnation of Lord Shiva (Bhairava). From the temple you can have a stunning view of Kedar Valley.

Ukhimath Temple

Ukhimath named after Mythological Character Usha in Mahabharata; the place was earlier known as Ushamath. It is located near other temples and lakes. During the winters, the idols from Kedarnath Temple and Madhyamaheshwar are brought to Ukhimath and worshipped here for six months.

Madhyamaheshwar Temple

Madmashewar or Madhyamaheshwar is one among Panch Kedar Temples dedicated to Lord Shiva (Kedarnath,Tungnath, Rudranath, Madhyamaheshwar and Kalpeshwar).

Deoria Tal

Deoria Tal is located near Ukhimath. Ukhimath-Chopta Road leads here. Deoria Tal is the famous Lake where 5 Pandava brothers answered 5 questions of Yakhsa. Deoria Tal in the backdrop of lofty-snowy peaks of Himalayas gives a mesmerising view of natural beauty of earth.

Chorabari Lake & Chorabari Glacier

Chorabari Lake is the lake which burst in to floods of 2013 due to Construction of Tehri Dam. Chorabari Glacier gives rise to Chorabari Lake and Mandakini River. To visit this place you have to take an arduous trek.

Fairs and Festivals in Kedarnath

Badri-Kedar Festival is the centre of attraction in Kedarnath when many renowned artists from across India perform. It is also a show-casing of art, craft and culture of Uttarakhand.

Best Things to Do in Kedarnath

Aarti in Kedarnath Temple

Rituals, Darshan & Worship

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Top Things to do in Kedarnath

Char Dham Yatra Opening Date Closing Date (tentative)
Kedarnath 29 April 2020 28 Oct 2020
Badrinath 30 April 2020 29 Oct 2020
Gangotri 26 April 2020 27 Oct 2020
Yamunotri 26 April 2020 27 Oct 2020

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