Kedarnath Mandir, Chopta
Place of Worship

Kedarnath Mandir

Kedarnath Mandir snapshot

Rank 6
Ranked 6 of 9,
in Chopta

About Kedarnath Mandir

Kedarnath Mandir is situated near the Mandakini River and is one of the Panch Kedars. The temple has a Shivalinga which is considered as one of the 12 Jyotirlingas. The structure of the temple is in the pyramidal form. The temple is situated in the middle of the Himalayan ranges.

It is believed to have been constructed by Adi Shankaracharya and consists of more than 200 idols of Lord Shiva. According to mythology, the Pandavas tried to seek redemption from Lord Shiva by performing an absolution in Kedarnath. Deities and stories sculpted on the walls of the temple can be seen by tourists.

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