Places to see at Joshimath
Joshimath Travel Guide
- Road Route to Joshimath
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- Excursions at Joshimath
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Here is the list of famous tourist places in Joshimath you must visit:
Tapovan is particularly known for natural hot spring water and the place is situated at a distance of 10 kms from Joshimath. So, if you’re going to Joshimath then don’t miss visiting this place as ultimate memory is hidden behind this.
Garhi Bhawani Temple
The most beautiful temple, Garhi Bhawani temple is located just 6 kms away from Joshimath. You’ll find this temple on Joshimath-Rishikesh highway.
As per the religious stories, it is assumed that a day come when Kedarnath temple will be disappeared along with Badrinath temple. Then, Lord Kedar will be worshipped at this place and hence the place is known as Bhavishya Kedar.
Probably, you’ve heard about Auli Ropeway- one amongst the longest and highest ropeway in Asia. This place provides exceptional & majestic view of the Himalayas. This ropeway connects Joshimath to Auli and 4 kms in length.
Auli is assumed as the most ideal place for skiing and paragliding. The place is located at an elevation of 3050 mts above the sea level. Besides, Auli Ropeway which is the Asia’s longest and highest ropeway is also situated at this place. Apart from this, Joshimath is also well-connected via motorable road from major destinations across the world.
Mentioned temple comes under the category of ancient temples of Uttarakhand and dedicated to Narsingha Devta. During winter, the place is assumed as the home of home of shri Badrinath Ji. Narsingh Devta is one of the popular avatar of Lord Vishnu and therefore he is worshipped everywhere. Massive crowd of devotees can be found at Narsingh temple especially in the season of winter.
Shri Shankracharya Math
A famous math, Shri Shankracharya math was established by Adi guru Shankracharya and thus holds extensive religious significance. Besides, its name comes amongst four cardinal institutes in India. The place holds a sacred cave where Adi Guru Shri Shankracharya used to do meditation.
Kalpavriksha is an ancient mulberry tree holds extensive holy, historical and religious importance in India. The tree is located at Joshimath town of Uttarakhand. It is assumed that the tree is 1200 years old. The best thing about this tree it remains unchanged throughout the year and due to this specialty majority of people come at this place to visit.