Places to See in Jageshwar

Jageshwar has 8 tourist spots and places to see.

Jageshwar is most famous for the temple complex containing more than 100 stone temples. Apart from that, there are quite a few sightseeing and places of interest in and around Jageshwar. Mirtola Ashram, Jageshwar Mahadev, Airavat Gufa and Archaeological Museum are some of the places of interest at Jageshwar.

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There are 8 tourist spots in Jageshwar where travellers can spent their leisure time. Here you will find list of all the Jageshwar sightseeing options which you must visit and plan your itinerary accordingly. Explore the hidden gems of Jageshwar through this well-researched list, learn about the most happening places, things to do, famous picnic spots for a memorable vacation in Jageshwar.

Dandeshwar Temple

Dandeshwar Temple

2 kms / 4 mins
This temple is situated slightly upstream from the Jageshwar temple complex. The Dandeshwar temple complex is in a dilapidated condition with many of ...
Jageshwar Archaeological Museum

Jageshwar Archaeological Museum

0.2 km / 4 mins
This archaeological museum houses a small collection of superb religious carvings taken from the nearby temples for preservation purposes. It is well ...
Jageshwar Mahadev Temple

Jageshwar Mahadev Temple

Jageshwar Mahadev is one of the principal temples situated in the temple premises. The temple has two dwarapalas (door guardians) in the form of the a...
Jhankar Saim Mahadev Temple

Jhankar Saim Mahadev Temple

6.4 kms / 15 mins
Jhankar Saim Mahadev is one of the famous temples in the Jageshwar temple complex in Almora district. This temple is situated south of Jageshwar. Lege...
Lakulisha

Lakulisha

Lakulisha was considered the last avatar of Lord Shiva. He was one of the earliest teachers of Pasupata philosophy. A small shrine dedicated to him an...
Mirtola Ashram

Mirtola Ashram

Mirtola Ashram was set up by Sri Yashoda Ma, a housewife turned ascetic in the 1930. This ashram is situated in the Almora district o Uttarakhand. The...
Maha Mrityunjaya Temple

Maha Mrityunjaya Temple

The Maha Mrityunjaya temple is the largest and oldest temple in the Jageshwar temple complex. This temple of Shiva is eastern facing and the Linga is ...
Vriddha Jageshwar

Vriddha Jageshwar

6.5 kms / 9 mins
Vriddha Jageshwar temple is situated slightly upstream from the Jageshwar temple complex. This temple about 3 km uphill Jageshwar, called the Old Shiv...

Some other places to see in Jageshwar

Jagannath Temple: Do not forget to catch a glimpse of the highly impressive image of Ganesha and life-sized dwarapalas (door guardians) outside the Jagannath temple. 

Kuber Temple: The cluster of temples at Jageshwar can be best seen from Kuber Temple.

Vinayak Kshetra: This place is 200 mts from Artola village from where temples of Jageshwar starts. From this place Vinayak Kshetra or the sacred area begins. This place lies between Jhanker Saim temple, Vridhh jageshwar and Koteshwar temples.

Pushti Devi or Pushti Bhagawati Maa: It is the temple of Goddess Pushti Devi. The temple enshrines a complete idol of the  Goddesses. This temple is situated in the Jageshwar main premises.

Airavat Gufa: A cave close the Jageshwar temples.

Lakulisha: Lakulisha was considered the last avatar of Lord Shiva. He was one of the earliest teachers of Pasupata philosophy. There is a small Shivling inside this temple.

Activities in Jageshwar

Nature walks, Bird watching, Trekking, Exploring caves nearby, Meditation & Yoga, Splendid view of Himalayan snow mountains from Vriddha Jageshwar, Pre-historic paintings at Lakhudiyar

Fairs and Festivals in Jageshwar

  • The Jageshwar Monsoon Festival: held between 15 July to 15 August takes place at Jageshwar during the Hindu calendar month of Shravan
  • The annual Maha Shivratri Mela: takes place during spring has an important place in the calendar of the entire Kumaon The ancient treatise Prasadmandanam describe this place as an abode of Lord Shiva

Puja in Jageshwar

The temple priest also organise various aarti and pooja in the Jagehswar Dham. Some of the popular puja are: Rudra Abhishek, Maha Mrityunjaya Puja, Navagraha Puja, Mahalaxmi Puja, Rahu Puja and Kal Sarp Puja.

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