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Kyunkaleshwar Temple, Pauri Garhwal

8th century Shiva temple established by Sankaracharya during his visit to Pauri with the view of, revival of Hinduism. The temple is well renowned in Pauri and nearby areas, people has a very strong belief in the temple with main Deities- Lord Shiva, Parvati, Ganesha, Kartikeya. Other Deities in the temple just behind the main temple are of Lord Rama, Lakshmana & Goddess Sita. One can have a spellbound sight of the magnificent Himalayan ranges along with Alaknanda Valley and town itself from here.

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How to Reach:

Visitors have to partake in an easy trek amidst the forest in order to reach the temple. Nearest railway station is located 115 kms way in Rishikesh while Jolly Grant airport in Dehradun is the nearest airport, some 130 kms away.

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Unnamed Road, Uttarakhand 246001

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