Badrinath Temple, Badrinath

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Set against dramatic snow-capped peaks, Badrinath Temple stands at 3,133 m (10,279 ft) above sea level. Dating back to the 8th century, the temple complex makes an appearance in certain holy texts, and remains a major site of pilgrimage. Observe the shrine's artfully rendered and colorful facade, and look for the image of Badrinarayan depicted in a 1 m (3.3 ft) black stone statue holding a conch and a wheel. Other black-stone idols adorn the complex, which also contains a natural hot spring where the faithful bathe before entering the temple. Be prepared for a long drive and the physical demands of the altitude; consider visiting with a private guide or tour operator. Note the site is only open six months of the year, from April to November, due to weather extremes. To visit Badrinath Temple on your trip to Badrinath, use our Badrinath vacation builder.
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  • August 17, 2017
    It's totally divine.. You feel a different positive energy once here. Surrounded by scenic beauty it's a must visit. It's also one of char dhams. Road to Badrinath is quite scenic too. Loved the place...  more »
  • August 7, 2017
    The most beautiful and decorated shrine of the yatra of the North India. Purify yourself in the Tapt Kund (hot pond) before darshan. Be prepared to stand for around 2 hours in a long queue for the dar...  more »
  • August 7, 2017
    The Badrinath temple is located in the Uttarakhand India. The temple is dedicated to Hindu god Vishnu and is one of the chaar dhams as mentioned in the Hindu Mythology. The temple is situated in a val...  more »
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  • July 13, 2017
    Just Amazing. Wonderful Temple of Lord VISHNU on the banks of River Saraswati. Beautiful Architecture & beautifully decorated Temple with flowers.
  • July 3, 2017
    Heaven on the earth. One of the famous Hindu temple which is dedicated to Lord Vishnu. Awesome ambience.
  • June 29, 2017
    Best place without trekking feel the height. The God speaks to you in your heart and give your soul peace.
  • July 1, 2017
    Its a nature exploring and very very good atmosphere in there just like devotional place with beauty and peaceful place
  • July 14, 2017
    This is one of 108 major temples of lord Vishnu. The temple situated in Badarinath of chamoli district of uttarakahand. This is 320 km away form Haridwar. 106 km away form chamoli , the district head quarter. According to Hindu mythology lord Vishnu to kill the demon Sahasrakavacha, who is the pre incarnation of King Karna of Mahabharatha, become the two Nara and Narayana. He prayed here for thousand years to break one Armour of demon. The demon had 1000 such Armour s . The major temple will be closed for six months. The lamp lit for god will be as it is when the door opened after six months. the flowers will remain fresh even after six months. Remaining six months the ideals will be shifted to Pandukeshwar to do the daily rituals.

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