Jageshwar is 35 kms from Almora. It is believed to be the abode of the twelve Jyotirlings. So it is considered as one of the most important religious places of Hindus. It is located in an attractive narrow valley encircled by wonderful Deodar trees. This place consists of 124 temples and over 100 sculptures or statues. Jageshwar is famous for its Swayambhu Linga named Nagesh as well as its wonderful craftsmanship in temples. In Jageshwar tours, you can find some fairs, which are held during Shivaratri and in the month of 'Savan' (July-August). Jageshwar tour is visited not only by religious tourist but also the tourist who likes to enjoy natural beauty of the Uttarakhand State.
Jageshwar is situated at the height of around 1900 mt. above from sea level. With Jageshwar Dham tour you can explore more then 200 big and small temples here. The deoder trees and the odorous sandal wood farms provide a delicate feeling to the site.
The main temple in Jageshwar is devoted to Bal Jageshwar or Shiva the Child. There is another temple, which is devoted to Vridh Jageshwar, is located on the higher hills of Jageshwar. The story about this temple is that Lord Shiva was meditating at this spot and the rural community women left their household duties and walked to watch him.
You can also make a trip to the Goludevta Temple, Which is situated at Chitai. It is believed to be a unique seat of justice for the locals. People file their complaints at a selected spot by putting together photocopies of their legal documents and solicit for divine involvement and kindness.
How to Reach:
Jageshwar is around 425 kms from Delhi, the capital city of India. You can reach Jageshwar by rail and also by road.
By Rail: the nearest railway station is Kathgodam, which is 125 kms from Jageshwar.
By Road: Jageshwar is directly linked with Almora, which is 35 kms, Haldwani which is 131 Kms and Pithoragarh which is 88 Kms from Jageshwar.
You can also hire private jeeps, taxis or cars from Kathgodam.
What to See:
Vridh Jageshwar: From here you can also see splendid views of the Himalayas. There is also an old temple which is main attraction of the tourist.
Mritola Ashram: Mritola Ashram is a center of spiritual and natural beauty. It is around 10 kms from Jageshwar. It is only 2 kms from Vridh Jageshwar.
Where to Stay:
You can find some best option to stay during your visit to Jageshwar tour.
You can also find some Dharamshalas which is also a best option to stay in Jageshwar.
Nearby Tourist Attractions:
Jalna: Jalna is around 65 kms. from Jageshwar. It is a venue where you can find different species of fruits like Apple, Plum, Apricot etc. Banadi devi Temple is only 3 kms far from Jalna. This temple is surrounded by trees from all sides.
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