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Badrinath Temple Dwarhat

About Badrinath Temple Dwarhat

Dedicated to Lord Vishnu, Badrinath temple in Dwarahat in the Almora district of Uttarakhand is a beautiful example of imported Gahadavala-style architecture which was prevalent in the regions of Uttar Pradesh and Bihar. The Badrinath group of temples consists of three temples with black stone idol of Vishnu in the main temple. 

In DwarhatMathpal Khola, Hat, Dwarahat
0.55 km / 4 mins
From Dwarahat Taxi Service, Dwarhat
30 mins

Badrinath Temple Dwarhat in Dwarahat

Dwarhat boasts of several groups of ancient temples peppered all over the region. It is believed that Pandavas spent some amount of time in the region during their exile.

The temples, though not massive in size, are intricately constructed and date back to the affluent Katyuri dynasty around 10th and 12th century. The shrine is believed to be constructed in Sikhara-style in 1085 AD as evident from the inscription ‘samvat 1105’. The Badrinath temple at Dwarhat is one of the first examples of developed temple architecture in central Himalayas.

Location of Badrinath Temple Dwarhat

Badrinath Temple Dwarhat is located in In Dwarhat ( Mathpal Khola, Hat, Dwarahat).

Location & How to Reach Badrinath Temple Dwarhat

Badrinath temple is erected on the banks of the river stream Khiru Ganga with lush green cultivated field surrounding the shrine. Dwarhat is located 37 kms from the Ranikhet at the intersection of Ranikhet-Kausani road and Almora-Badrinath road. Buses and shared taxis ply from Almora, Nainital, and Haldwani to Dwarhat on regular basis. Nearest railway station is located at Kathgodam (108 kms) while Pantnagar has the nearest airport (148 kms).

Read How to Reach guide for Dwarahat.

What is Badrinath Temple Dwarhat famous for?

Badrinath Temple Dwarhat is popular place for following activities/ interests - Religious, Temples.

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