Places to See in Badrinath

Pandukeshwar

Pandukeshwar

Pandukeshwar is a sacred place located in-route to abode of Lord Vishnu 'Badrinath' at an elevation of 1829 mtrs. At a distance of 18 km from Joshimath, Pandukeshwar, as per believe is the place where King Pandu, father of great Pandavas of Mahabharat epic, worshipped Lord Shiva. There are two famous ...
Yogadhyan Badri Temple

Yogadhyan Badri Temple

Yogadhyan Badri Temple is one of holy 'Sapta Badri' or seven Badri's located at Pandukeshwar, Badrinath. Abode of Utsava-murti (festival-image) or Lord Udhava and Lord Kuber in winters, Yogadhyan Badri Temple is the place of worshipping Lord Vishnu meditative posture idol. Legends believed that K...
Mana Village

Mana Village

Mana is a last Indian village from the border of India and Tibet/China in the Himalayas. It is located in the district of Chamoli. It’s been designated as a ‘Tourism Village’ by the Uttarakhand government. Mana village is one of best tourist attraction nearby to Badrinath, It's just 3 ...
Satopanth Lake

Satopanth Lake

Uttarakhand is an absolute mine of natural gems, Satopanth Tal (Lake) is one of these gems. Satopanth is a high altitude lake located in Chamoli district of Uttarakhand and near to Badrinath Shrine. The lake considered sacred by the local people of Mana village, which is base camp village for Satopanth Lake. ...
Tapta Kund

Tapta Kund

The Tapta Kund is a thermal spring located amidst the Badrinath temple and Alaknanda River. This natural hot water spring is located in the Chamoli district of Uttarakhand. The pond bears sulphur water measuring the temperature of 45°C. The devotees revere this pond as sacred as it is believed to be the holy...
Neelkantha Peak

Neelkantha Peak

Neelkanth is a towering peak overlooking the Badrinath shrine, having an impressive altitude of 6,507 metres above sea level. It is situated in the utmost grandeur of the Garhwal Himalayas. This pyramidical-shaped peak has earned the epithet of "Garhwal Queen". The Neelkantha Peak offers spectacular views of ...
Charan Paduka

Charan Paduka

Charan Paduka is a sacred rock having the imprints of Lord Vishnu’s feet. This rock is situated at a distance of 3 km from Badrinath and 1.5 km from Banganga, attracting the attention of the tourists from all around the world. The Charan Paduka is perched at an elevation of 3,380 feet above sea level. ...
Mata Murti Temple

Mata Murti Temple

Mata Murti Temple is a sacred Hindu temple located at a distance of 3 km from Badrinath. This Devi temple is situated on the right bank of the Alaknanda River. The divine temple is dedicated to Mata Murti, the mother of Shri Badrinath. Many devotees across the country visit this place to pay obeisance at the ...
Narad Kund

Narad Kund

Narad Kund is adorned in the holy town of Badrinath and is the second prominent attraction of Badrinath. It is a sacred place from where Adi Shankara discovered the idol of Lord Vishnu. Narad Kund is a bay in river Alaknanda and is naturally enclosed by a rock. This hot water spring is one of the most revered...
Bheem Pul

Bheem Pul

Bheem Pul is located in Mana, the last village located on the border with Tibet. It is 3 km from Badrinath and is built over Saraswati River. It is believed that one of the Pandava brothers called Bheema for his beloved wife Draupadi made this natural bridge. According to Hindu mythology, this was the place f...
Ganesha Cave

Ganesha Cave

Ganesha Cave is a naturally formed cave located in Badrinath. As per Hindu beliefs, it is said that Lord Ganesha penned Mahabharata in this cave as dictated by Rishi Vyas. This cave is located near the famous Vyas Cave and holds religious significance in the lives of the people. Being surrounded by lush green...
Brahma Kapal

Brahma Kapal

Situated on the banks of Alaknanda River, Brahma Kapal is a place in Badrinath which is of great importance for Hindus. It is here they pay homage to the dead souls of their ancestors. This place is located around two kilometers far from the hills of Badrinath. It is said that Lord Brahma himself exists at th...
Sheshnetra

Sheshnetra

Sheshnetra is a holy place, just few kilometers from Badrinath. As per Hindu mythology Lord Vishnu took retreat on a snake by name Anantha Shesha. Thus a visit to Sheshnetra reminds this mythical belief to the minds of the devotees. One kilometer from Badrinath on the opposite bank of the river is Sheshnetra ...
Vyas Cave

Vyas Cave

Vyas Cave is an ancient cave that is situated in the Chamoli district of Uttarakhand, just few kilometers away from the famous Badrinath shrine. It is believed that it is this place where sage Vyas composed the Mahabharata epic with the help of Lord Ganesha. This cave is situated in the Mana village which is ...
Panch Dhara and Panch Shila

Panch Dhara and Panch Shila

Panch Dhara Panch Dhara is a group of five water streams that originate at Badrinath. They are: Prahlad Dhara, Kurma Dhara, Bhrigu Dhara, Urvashi Dhara and Indira Dhara, collectively known as ‘Panch Dharas’ at Badrinath. Indira Dhara is the most striking stream among these five; it is located at about 1...

Badrinath Sightseeing

Following is the list tourist places in Badrinath. These are some of the popular tourist spots in Badrinath.

Badrinath Temple: Badrinath is the most sacred Dham of India. It is located at an elevation of 3,133mts above sea level in the Chamoli district of Uttarakhand state. This Dham was established by Adi Shankaracharya in the 9th century. The deity of Badrinath temple is Lord Vishnu. The temple is situated on the right bank of the holy Alaknanda River. The temple and the town is a riot of colours and the colourful 'Singh-Dwara' at the entrance is very artistic creation. Every year millions of tourists and devotees visit this sacred place from May to October month. The temple remains closed during winter months as the region is prone to heavy snowfall.

Brahma Kapal: Brahma Kapal is a place where Hindus performs propitiating rites for their deceased ancestors. Brahma Kapal is a flat platform on the bank of river Alaknanda. You can see several pundits (priests) sitting with 'pooja samagri'.

Vyas Cave: Vyas Gufa or Vyas Cave is the place from where Ved Vyas dictated entire Mahabharata to God Ganesha so that he could write. Ved Vyas also meditated in this cave

Ganesha Cave: Ganesha Cave is the natural cave where he wrote Mahabharata as dictated by Ved Vyas from Vyas Gufa.

Sheshnetra: On the opposite bank of the river Alaknanda, in the lap of Nar Parvat, there are two small seasonal lakes. Between these lakes is a boulder having an impression of the legendary snake, Sheshnag. The formation of eye on the boulder is natural.

Panch Dhara and Panch Shila: The Panch Dharas (five streams) which are famous in Badaripuri are Prahlad, Kurma, Bhrigu, Urvashi & Indira dhara. The most striking of these is the Indira dhara, located about 1.5 km north of the town Badaripuri. Around the Tapt Kund there are five blocks of rocks of mythological importance called Narad, Narsimh, Barah, Garur & Markandeya Shilas (stone).

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