Nanda Devi Temple Almora

About Nanda Devi Temple Almora

In the tranquil vistas of Kumaon, lies a sacred temple of Nanda Devi, an incarnation of the Hindu Goddess Durga. This holy shrine is located in the heart of Almora city. Many Hindu pilgrims religiously visit this temple as Nanda Devi is considered to be the "Destroyer of Evil" and the saviour of the denizens of Kumaon as well as other regions of Uttarakhand. 

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in Almorain Almora City
0.6 km / 9 mins
From Lala Bajar, Almora
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30 mins
6:00 am
10:00 pm

Nanda Devi Temple Almora in Almora

What's so unique about this temple?

This ancient temple is believed to be 1000 years old and is dedicated to the Goddess Nanda, the patron goddess of Chand Dynasty which ruled Kumaon for several years.  

Inside the Temple

Situated in the hallway of Shiva Temple, Nanda Devi temple features a magnificent monument adorned with a stone ‘amalaka’ or crown, encircled by a wooden roof. The walls of the temple showcase intricate carvings done by the skillful artists of that period. The visitors can admire the peculiar stone carvings that emulate life-like time images and figurines. 

Fairs and Festivals

Each year in the month of September on the Ashtami of Bhadra Shukla, the temple hosts a grand Nanda Devi Fair which is attended by a large number of people belonging to different places. 

Best Time to Visit

Since the weather is always pleasant in Almora, it can be visited all over the year. But if you want to see the natural grandeur then it is best advised to visit the temple between the months of March to June and from September to November. 

Location of Nanda Devi Temple Almora

Nanda Devi Temple Almora is located in in Almora ( in Almora City).

Location & How to Reach Nanda Devi Temple Almora

By Road: Nanda Devi temple is idyllically situated in the naturally enclosed environs of Almora city. To reach this temple one needs to start their journey from ISBT Anand Vihar, New Delhi and take the bus to Almora. The temple is located at a walking distance from the Mall Road, Almora. 

By Train: Kathgodam located about 82 km away is the nearest railhead to Almora. The Kathgodam railway station is well connected with the major cities of India like Delhi, Kolkata and Lucknow. Trains are frequent to Kathgodam and one can easily hire a taxi or catch a bus to Almora from Kathgodam railway station. 

By Air: Pantnagar Civil Aerodrome located at a distance of 116 km from Almora is the nearest airport. You can directly book a taxi to Almora or if you want to save money then you can catch a bus from Haldwani, Kathgodam or Nainital to reach Almora city. 


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What is Nanda Devi Temple Almora famous for?

Nanda Devi Temple Almora is popular place for following activities/ interests - Devi Temples, Historical, Nanda Devi Temples, Temples.

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