Jageshwar Dham, Almora

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Experience the tranquil atmosphere of Jageshwar Dham, a sacred complex of shrines considered to be the oldest Shiva temple in India. Located at an altitude of 1870 m (6135 ft), Jageshwar is the 8th Jyotirling (devotional object to Shiva) of the twelve that exist, hence possessing a great religious value. Walk among 124 stone temples which date from 9th to the 13th century CE. Although being a Hindu temple, a strong Buddhist influence can be seen in the temple’s architecture. The sacred building is located in an ancient deodar forest, adding to the serene atmosphere of reverence. By using our Almora road trip app , you can arrange your visit to Jageshwar Dham and other attractions in Almora.
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  • Really I don't have the words to express my feelings for this wonderful place.Jageshwar where we can feel the presence of god,and where one can comes very close to nature.This place is situated at an ...  more »
  • A very peaceful place having a huge Deodar tree about 1200 yrs old Deodar Forrest with stream flowing beside the temple is sight to behold The museum with all old idols is worth the visit  more »
  • It’s a prominent place as it’s a jyotirlinga, amidst deodar forest as per the description in “Dwadash Jyotirlinga Strotam”. An hour an half drive from Almora. It’s a must visit place if you are going ...  more »
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