Jageshwar - The Temple of Lord Shiva (Uttarakhand)
Jageshwar a Hindu pilgrimage town located at a distance of 36 km northeast of Almora, in Kumaun region. Jageshwar is dedicated to Lord Shiva and houses more than 100 temples. Number of tourists visit Jageshwar as it is believed to represent one of the 12 jyotirlingas in India. This place is adorned by the deodar trees and the Jata Ganga which has its way into the temple complex along with several mountain ranges. The temple consist of 124 large and small beautifully carved stone temples of 9th to 13th century AD, Many temples now preserved by the Archaeological Survey of India, which include Dandeshwar Temple, Chandika Temple, Jageshwar Temple, Kuber Temple, Mritunjaya Temple, Nanda Devi, Navagrah Temple, a Pyramidal shrine, and Surya Temple. Mrityunjaya Temple is the oldest temple and Dandeshwar Temple is the biggest shrine.
Jageshwar - Main Tourist Spots
Jageshwar Mahadev, Sri Mahamritunjaya Mahadev, Archaeological Museum, Dandeshwar Shiv Temple Complex, Vinayak Kshetra, Sri Briddha (Vridh Jageshwar), Pushti Devi (Pushti Bhagawati Maa), Jhanker Saim Mahadev etc.