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Badrinath


Famous For There is a myth that when the Holy Ganga was requested to come over to earth help anguish humanity, the earth was unable to bear the strength of it crash. Therefore the great Ganga was dived into twelve holy channels.Alaknanda was one of them which later become the seat of lord Vishnu or Badrinath.
Importance This is among the Char Dhams of Hindus founded by Adi Shankaracharya
Dedicated To Lord Vishnu

Festival Mata Murti Ka Mela,Badri Kedar Festival

Address Badrinath

CityBadrinath
StateUttaranchal

Location Near Joshimath

Altitude 10279 M

Construction Year 9 Cen AD

Costructed By Adi Shankaracharya

Construction Type There are 15 idols in the temple complex, each sculpted in black stone

Building Type Temple

Managed By Badrinath-Kedarnath Mandir Samiti

Official Website badrinath-kedarnath.org

Opening Schedule April to October

Religion Hindu

Best Time April-May

Accomodation Tourist guest houses and lots of Dharamshalas are here for night stay.

Accesibility Nearest airport and railway station is at Rishikesh which is approximately 300 KMs from this place.

Near By Cities Joshimath

Other Places Hemkund Sahib, Satopanth, Vasudhara


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