Surya Kund Badrinath
Surya Kund is a thermal spring which is situated near the famous Narada Kund, from where Adi Shankaracharya discovered the Lord Vishnu idol. Surya Kund is also visited by pilgrims and devotees who take holy dip in the kund to absolve their sins. Another thermal spring, Tapt Kund, is also situated in the vicinity.
All these thermal hot springs are believed to have medicinal properties and visitors come here to take therapeutic bath.
How to Reach Surya Kund Badrinath
Surya Kund is situated near Tapt Kund which is located on the right just before the entrance of the Badrinath temple. It is situated very near to the Badrinath temple so that devotees can take a dip before entering the holy shrine as it is a common ritual. The thermal hot springs are located between the Alaknanda River and the holy shrine of Badrinath.
Read How to Reach guide for Badrinath.