Someshwar Temple Almora

About Someshwar Temple Almora

Dedicated to Lord Shiva,Someshwar Temple is a small temple situated in the beautiful Someshwar Valley in the Almora district of Uttarakhand. Someshwar Valley consists of quaint hamlets surrounded by lush greenery and serene environment. The valley lies on the banks of two rivers, Kosi and Sai and the entire region is considered holy owing to the devotion that the people have for Lord Shiva and the importance that Someshwar Temple holds in their heart.

On Shivratri, a grand fair is held at the temple where devotees of Lord Shiva gather in huge crowds to worship and seek his blessings. Visiting Someshwar Temple during this time offers a joyful experience.

In Someshwar Village12 kms before Kausani
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Someshwar Temple Almora in Almora

Located just 12 km from the famous hill station of Kausani, Someshwar is a peaceful recluse from the hustle and bustle of city life. The temple has its own rustic charm that takes you back in time and lets you enjoy the beauty of the place without any intervention.

History and Significance of Someshwar Temple

The venerable Someshwar Temple was built by the founder of Chand Dynasty, Raja Som Chand. Interestingly, the name of the temple comprises of the combination of the names- Raja Ram Chand and Maheshwar.

Simple and elegant, the temple is carved with stones and has a calming ambience around it. The sounds of bells, the aroma of incense sticks, and the beautiful sight of the hills lying in front of you is enough to instill a sense of peace in your mind.

Location & How to Reach Someshwar Temple Almora

Someshwar Temple is located just 12 km from the picturesque hill station of Kausani and is ahead of the Someshwar Mall area. Your cue to the temple will be a small entry board placed along the old shops. It takes just 4-5 minutes to reach Someshwar Mahadev Temple from the mall area.

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What is Someshwar Temple Almora famous for?

Someshwar Temple Almora is popular place for following activities/ interests - Shiva Temples, Temples.

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