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Bageshwar district is located in Uttarakhand’s eastern Kumaon area and is bordered by the districts of Chamoli to the west and northwest, Pithoragarh to the northeast and east, and Almora to the south. The district’s administrative centre is located in the town of Bageshwar, which is where the Sarju and Gomati rivers converge. The Bagnath Temple gives the city of Bageshwar its name. Glaciers, rivers, and temples are among of Bageshwar’s most famous natural features. During the Nanda Devi festival, which is held here, worshippers go from all around India to this location.


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The Bageshwar Shiva temple was built during the rule of the Chands. According to legend, Shri Manorath Pandey of Palayn village installed a Shiv Linga after undergoing penance on the Shivratri festival after several failed attempts to do so. Since then, a sizable fair is organised on Shivratri every year to remember the occasion.

Geographic Details

District Bageshwar
Area 2,310 Sq. Km.
Elevation 566 to 7,756 Meters
Latitude 29.9720° N
Longitude 79.7732° E

Other Details

Language Hindi, Garhwali and Kumaoni.
Place Famous For Pilgrimages and Tourist Places.
Best Time to Visit Summers and Autumn.
Clothing When visiting in the winter, wool and jackets are advised.

How To Reach

By Road:
Bageshwar is easy to get to. There are buses running regularly from nearby cities to the place.

By Train:
Bageshwar is easily accessible by train from Kathgodam (Kumaon Junction) and other key cities near New Delhi, such as Mumbai and Lucknow. The nearest railway station to here is Kathgodam at a 180 km distance.

By Air:
Pant Nagar Airport in Udham Singh Nagar is the closest airport to Bageshar, being 206 kms away.

Uttarakhand is divided into two divisions: Garhwal and Kumaon. Uttarakhand state is made up of 13 districts, seven of which, Dehradun, Haridwar, Chamoli, Rudraprayag, Tehri Garhwal, Uttarkashi, and Pauri Garhwal, are a part of the Garhwal division. Almora, Nainital, Pithoragarh, Udham Singh Nagar, Bageshwar and Champawat are all part of the Kumaon division.

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