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Chaukori

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Chaukori

Kapileshwar Mahadev Temple:   

Kapileshwar Mahadev Temple is one of the most popular religious shrines in Chaukori. Dedicated to Lord Mahdeva, the Kapileshwar Mahadev Temple is a cave temple located in the soar valley region of Chaukori. The main temple shrine is 10 meters inside the cave and attracts a large number of pilgrims and devotees from across Uttrakhand.

 

Mahakali Temple Gangolihat:  

Mahakali Temple also known as Haat Kalika Mandir is one of the ancient most temples in Chaukori. Located in Gangolihat, the temple hold s a great religious significance as it was one of the chosen shrines by Saint Sankaracharya to establish the Mahakali Shakti Peeth. Dedicated to goddess Kali, the temple attracts a large number of pilgrims and tourists alike.

 

Arjuneshwar Shiva Temple:

Arjuneshwar Shiva Temple is an ancient Hindu temple dedicated to Lord Shiva. Located on top of a hill at an altitude of 6000 feet above sea level, the Arjuneshwar Shiva Temple is said to have been built by the Pandva warrior price Arjuna during the Mahabharata times. The temple is a pilgrim hotspot attracting a large number of devotees and tourists all through the year.

 

Mostamanu:  

The temple of Mostamanu dedicated to Lord Mosta is one of the most widely visited temple shrines in Chaukori. The temple attracts a large number of pilgrims during its annual fair between August and September. The temple is located at a distance of 2 Kms from Pithoragarh and can be approached by road and by foot with equal measure.

 

Jayanti Temple Dhwaj:  

Jayanti Temple Dhwaj dedicated to Lord Shiva is one of the important tourist attractions in Chaukori. Located on the didihat road the temple attracts pilgrims and tourists alike due to its religious importance as well as the geographical beauty. Glimpses of other famous hill temples including the Nanda Devi temple can be seen from Jayanti Temple Dhwaj.

 

Ghunsera Devi Temple:

Ghunsera Devi Temple is an ancient temple tracing its origin to the Gupta period. The temple remains one of the most important religious shrines in Chaukori attracting a large number of tourists and pilgrims. Dedicated to goddess Ghunsera, stone idols of various gods and goddesses were installed by the Khol Kings of the Kartikeya Pura region.

 

Nakuleshwar Temple:

Nakuleshwar Temple dedicated to the Himalayan God as a manifestation of Lord Shiva is one of the ancient temples in Chaukori. Built on similar architectural designs like the Khajuraho temple, Nakuleshwar Temple houses 38 stone images of various formations of Lord Shiva and his consort Goddess Parvati as Uma-Vasudev, Surya, Navadurga, Mahishasur Mardini amid others.

 

Ulka Devi Temple:

Ulka Devi Temple located near the Chaukoiri guest house is a popular religious shrine. Dedicated to goddess Ulka Devi, the temple is famous for its abundant natural surroundings offering clean view of the nearby soar valley.

 

Berinag:

This small hamlet located 10 kms from Chaukoriis beautifully and serence. It offers a good view of the snow capped Himalayan mountains. The plave is also famous for its snake temples and tea gardens. The outskirts of the village is full of lush green forests offering a wonderful time for adventure lovers to explore it.