The land of thousand temples, Uttarakhand has been a religious and spiritual magnet since antiquity. For thousands of years, sages and saints have walked to the Himalayan abode of Lord Shiva and seek blessings from the Vasudev, The Almighty. There are numerous centuries old shrines and temples in Uttarakhand revered by the devotees.
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Uttarakhand is the land of pilgrimage where devotees and sages have travelled to abolish their sins and seek blessings from the Lord. Haridwar is one of the Sapta Puri or seven holiest ancient cities in India and a major pilgrimage site. There are temples and ashrams in Rishikesh where one could relax and meditate. Devprayag is another holy site where the confluence of rivers gives rise to the holy Ganges.
The revered shrines of Kedarnath and Badrinath along with Gangotri and Yamunotri make up Chota Char Dham circuit which witnesses huge footfall of pilgrims and devotees every year. The Panch Kedar temples are set of five temples dedicated to Lord Shiva. In addition, there are many temples dedicated to local deities or Ishta Devta or Devis.