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Gangotri is a popular destination of pilgrims and adventure tourists, located in Uttarakashi district in the state of of Uttarakhand. Set amidst sylvan surrounds on the Greater Himalayan range, Gangotri lies at an altitude of 3750 meters above sea......Read more on Gangotri


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Gangotri Temple, Gangotri
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The temple town of Gangotri is located just 97 km from Uttarkashi.  Gangotri is believed to be the site where Ganges descended to Earth on the matted locks of Lord Shiva. The place also houses the temple of Vishwanath and Kuteti Devi. The marble built 20 feet high... Read More »
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Bhagirathi Shila, Gangotri
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Bhagirathi Shila is the rock, where King Bhagirath is said to have meditated. This stone near the temple of Ganga signifies the site where Goddess Ganga first stepped down to earth. Read More »
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Pandav Gufa, Gangotri
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The Pandav Gufa can be reached after a trek of 1.5 km from Gangotri. This very site is believed to be the place, where the Pandavas of Mahabharata meditated on their way to Kailash. Read More »
Gauri Kund and Surya Kund, Gangotri
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Gauri Kund and Surya Kund lie on either side of an iron bridge located half a kilometre ahead of the Gangotri Temple. Surya Kund is known for the Surya Kund waterfalls. Read More »
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Jalmagna Shivling (Submerged Shivling), Gangotri
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Jalmagna Shivling, which remains immersed in the Gangotri during summer, is one of the major attractions of Gangotri. This natural Shivling located near the Gangotri Temple is visible only during the winter, when the water level goes down. It is believed that at this very... Read More »

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