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Badrinath is an ancient holy town located in Chamoli District of the north Indian state of Uttarakhand at an altitude of 3133 meters above sea level.  Located in the Garhwal ranges along the banks of River Alaknanda near the India Tibet......Read more on Badrinath


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Badrinath Temple, Badrinath
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Places to Visit in Badrinath
  • Type: Temple
Badrinath Temple, which is one of the famous temples in Badrinath, is dedicated to Lord Vishnu. It is situated on the left bank of River Alaknanda, 3,133 m above the sea level. The temple has a small cupola of gilt bull and spire and is constructed in the form of a cone. The Badrinath Temple was... Read More »
Neelkanth, Badrinath
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  • Type: Hill
Neelkanth, which is also known as the 'Garhwal Queen', is named after Lord Shiva. It is a snowy peak in the shape of a pyramid that forms the background of the Badrinath. The peak is situated at an average elevation of around 6,597 m above sea level. Neelkanth is the site where... Read More »
Satopanth, Badrinath
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  • Type: Lake
Satopanth is a triangular lake with three corners spread within the circumference of about a kilometre. The Satopanth Lake is situated 4,402 m above the sea level and is 25 km from Badrinath. The lake is surrounded by snow covered peaks and is named after the Hindu gods Mahesh, Vishnu and Brahma.... Read More »
Tapt Kund, Badrinath
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Places to Visit in Badrinath
  • Type: Lake
Tapt Kund is the abode of Lord Agni and is famous for its medicinal properties. Before entering the Badrinath Temple, one has to take a holy dip in the Tapt Kund. The dip into the hot water of this kund is believed to be spiritually rejuvenating and relieves the sins. The temperature of... Read More »
Surya Kund, Badrinath
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Places to Visit in Badrinath
  • Type: Religious Place
Surya Kund is situated beside Tapt Kund. A holy dip is taken in the hot water springs of this kund. Narada Kund which is situated close to the Surya Kund is also visited, as it is the place where the idol of Vishnu was discovered. Read More »
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