Places to See in Gaurikund

Gaurikund has 5 tourist spots and places to see.

Gaurikund is an important place of visit from a religious point of view as it is related to Goddess Gauri, consort of Lord Shiva. There is a temple dedicated to her in Gaurikund in addition to the hot water springs where pilgrims take auspicious bath before moving forward towards Kedarnath shrine. Triyuginarayan is another holy place near Gaurikund that is revered by the devotees.

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There are 5 tourist spots in Gaurikund where travellers can spent their leisure time. Here you will find list of all the Gaurikund sightseeing options which you must visit and plan your itinerary accordingly. Explore the hidden gems of Gaurikund through this well-researched list, learn about the most happening places, things to do, famous picnic spots for a memorable vacation in Gaurikund.

Gaurikund Temple

Gaurikund Temple

0.2 km
Gaurikund temple is a temple dedicated to Goddess Parvati, also known as Gauri. According to myths and legends, this is the place where Goddess Parvat...
Gauri Kund Lake

Gauri Kund Lake

Gauri Kund Lake is a famous Hindu pilgrimage site situated at a distance of 28 km from Guptkashi and 5 km from Sonprayag. This kund is locat...
Sonprayag

Sonprayag

4.4 kms / 9 mins
Sonprayag is a place of religious significance located in-route to Kedarnath Dham. 'Prayag' means confluence and Sonprayag lies at the confluence of t...
Triyuginarayan Temple

Triyuginarayan Temple

13 kms
Triyuginarayan is a well known Hindu pilgrimage located in the Rudraprayag district of Uttarakhand. This picturesque village is perched at an elevatio...
Kedarnath

Kedarnath

16 kms
Kedarnath is a holy Hindu town located in Rudraprayag district of Uttarakhand in India. It is one of the Char Dhams located in the Himalayas. Ked...

Some other places to see in Gaurikund

Kedarnath Temple: Kedarnath is one of the holiest Hindu pilgrims of India with Lord Shiva as its residing deity, located at a distance of 16kms from Gaurikund. This holy site is situated perched at an elevation of 3,584mts above sea level at the foot of imposing snow bound Himalayan peaks. This sacred temple was built by Adi Shankaracharya in the early 8th century, it is one of the 12 Jyotirlingas of India and the main temple of Panch Kedar. After the flash floods of 2013 the government have restricted the numbers of pilgrims visiting Kedarnath.

Kund:  According to myths and legends this is the place where Goddess Parvati was taking a bath and Lord Ganesha guarding the door. Lord Ganesha didn't let Lord Shiva enter the kund and in furious anger he chopped the head of Ganesha. It was later restored with the head of an elephant. But after the flash floods of 2013 there is only a small stream of water flowing at the place of kund.

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