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Ankush

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Nice relegios trip

I had gone on a religious trip along with my family. There is a temple name Purnagiri, where all the wishes come true. I have also seen Nepal border and visited Nepal market. I have bought so many things from there market at such a low price. We had a lot of near the rivers 'Sharda' and we took a lot of pix.

Tanakpur Overview

Tanakpur is a town situated in the Champawat District of Uttarakhand. It is located on the banks of the Sarda River, at an elevation of 255 m above sea level. Its location at the foothills of the Kumaon Zone also makes it the junction for entering the Kumaon District’s mountainous region along with forming the first point for Kailash Manasarovar Pilgrimage. It is also important from India’s security perspective, for being located near the Indo-Nepal Border.

This town has many attractions amongst which the most popular are the Sharda Ghat, Panchmukhi Mahadev Temple, Purani Jama Masjid, Tanakpur Methodist Church, Boom, Gurdwara Siri Guru Singh Sahib, Shakti Peeth Purnagiri, Adya Shakti Peeth and Vivekananda Ashram.

The town is also famous as the gateway to the renowned Purnagiri Temple, which is situated at a distance of 30 km from it. This temple is a famous Kali temple and is situated at a height of 3000 m above sea level. Near to this temple, is the Sharda River, where a Hydel Power Station has been set up by NHPC.

Champawat, Patal Bhuvaneshwar, Abbott-Mount and Pantnagar are popular tourist destinations nearby. Champawat is popular for its attractions like Baleshwar Temple and Poornagiri Temple, while Patal Bhuvaneshwar is famous for its ancient caves. Abbott-Mount is famous for Lohaghat and its fishing points, while Pantnagar is also known for its ancient temples.

Tanakpur is situated at a distance of 17.7 km from the Kathgodam Railway Station. The domestic airport of Pantnagar is situated at 95 km from Tanakpur.

There is so much to see in Tanakpur.

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