The picturesque district of Almora is located in the beautiful region of Kumaun. Lying towards the Eastern side of Uttarakhand, Almora town gives majestic views of the heart-stirring Himalayan ranges. Every year tourists approach the Almora city to experience and to explore the rich culture and natural beauty of the town. The exceptional beauty of the town attracts thousands of sightseers from far and wide. It is believed that Almora district came into existence since the Vedic periods. The picturesque hill station keeps attracting tourists from all over India and outside throughout the year.
The beautiful city is also very popular as the
town of temples. It features a most revered shrine of Goddess
Nanda Devi in the middle of the district. The ice covered peaks
in Almora presents the perfect scene to the viewers to take natural
photographs. The beautiful river Koshi passes noiselessly from the back
side of the town which maximizes its attractiveness. It is a magnificent
sport for tourists to visit and to know more about the area. The town is
elevated at an altitude of 1650 meters above the sea level.
The area also popularly famous for many cultural activities, throughout the year the district has the busiest schedule in arranging fairs and festivals. Nanda Devi fair is the main attraction for the people; this dome is believed to be of 1000 years old.
A holy shrine, Someshwar is located in North of the Almora town around 35 kilo meters away from the district. Someshwar includes a Shiva temple of old days which is deemed to be considered that the temple was constructed by Raja Som Chand, founder of Chand Dynasty. Tourist can also visit Koshi Temple, 10 kilo meters from the city. The temple WAS constructed in 12th century by the rulers of the Kayturi dynasty. Gananath is popular for its Shiva temple and for many others caves located in this area. Gananath is situated 47 kilo meters north of the town, Almora.
Chitai temple is devoted to Golu Devta at a distance of 8 kilo meters from Almora. If a wish is fulfilled people hang up little bells in the temple. This is the reason the temple is filled with tiny bells.
Around the year, tourists come to enjoy the cool
and mind-pleasing atmosphere of the town. March to June and September to
November are the best periods to fully enjoy the beauty of Almora. The
beautiful memories that you carry away while leaving the town will
definitely haunt you for a long time.
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The fort occupies the most elevated position in the Almora bazaar. If you are a history buff, you'll definitely like to make a visit to the Almora Fort as it is a testimony to the Chand dynasty. From the top of the fort, you can enjoy panoramic sights of the entire Almora city.
Tourists visiting the city of Almora don't forget to visit the Deer Park. This popular tourist spot is only at 3 km from Almora. The best time of the day to enjoy your time at this park is in the evening. An evening stroll through the park is something you can't forget easily.
One of the most ancient, the Nanda Devi Temple doesn't only offer you a window to the spiritual fervor of the people of this city, but it also gives you an insight into the religious history of the Chand dynasty. The temple is dedicated to the Nanda Devi, chief deity in the city.