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Gangotri Temple

Gangotri Village, Gangotri, India
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Ranked #1 of 4 Attractions in Gangotri
Type: Religious Sites, Cultural
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Type: Religious Sites, Cultural
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25 reviews 25 reviews
21 attraction reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 15, 2014

Be it man's urge to placate the Gods above or to quench his desire for adventure, Gangotri is an ideal location. The confrontation with the daunting rivers and attempts to unravel the mysteries of the supernatural world are ubiquitous sights here. Along with the thrill of conquering nature, what one experiences here is the mystical aura that India is so... More 

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Gurgaon, India
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 18, 2014

This is first ghat (bank ) of ganga most beautiful place here you find peace and different feeling to connect with god . Here is famous tree " bhojpatra " also there is trend for refill ganga river and offering to lord shiva rameshwaram ( south india )

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New Delhi, India
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 20, 2014

this is one among the choota char dham yatra. I visited this place few years back but still remember the place and atmosphere around. This is the first temple on the river ganga after it originates from goo mukh. Must visit place for every hindu once in a life time.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 9, 2014

My recent trip to Gangotri had started from Hariharananda Tapovanam, Maneri, where I was already staying, attending a Kriya retreat. Gangotri was about 80 kms away from Maneri dam (almost 100 kms from the city of Uttarkashi). The condition of the road leading to Gangotri was not really good because of which it took over 4 hours to reach our... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 17, 2014

I recently visited Gangotri on 10th of June. After last years landslides etc. roads are in bad shape but they are trying their best for the less trouble for the yatris. There are very few visiters this time. We could go inside the temple in 2 minutes for the darshan. This was my 3rd visit & there is a really... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 6, 2014

We were in gangotri camping since we had trek plans beyond gaumukh. This year the chota chardham yatris were countable on fingers possibly due to June flash floods last year and because of persisting Western Disturbance rains and snowfall around May 14 The temple is small but looks very beautiful in marble.

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Gurgaon, India
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 26, 2014

Gangotri is a religious place. The road from Barkot to gangotri (Last 30 KM) is adventurous. We travelled in Honda city so it was much adventuorous.Neat & clean place. We went there in May 2014. There were less people. I think it is only because last year flood. We took a bath in Bhagirath river and did Puja in Mandir.... More 

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Bengaluru (Bangalore), India
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 23, 2014

We were primarily on trek to Dayara and had buffer days with us. We decided to go to Gangotri. As it was start of season and due to last year floods, there were hardly any tourists. The entire temple and surrounding area to our surprise was well maintained, clean and no one to pester you. We attended the evening Aarti... More 

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Kolkata (Calcutta), India
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 15, 2014

Gangotri is a famous religious place in Uttrakhand which is considered as a base of trackers moving to-wards “Gomukh” glacier, Tapovan, Nandavan & through Khara Pathar to Bardinath via Kalindi base. The small village has a main street, lined on both sides by neat double storey houses, interspersed among among these are a few yellow marked govt. building for GMVN.... More 

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Uttar Kashi
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 30, 2014

The temple pujas are well organized, and the temple is well maintained. There are even accommodations for the poorest pilgrims to sleep in a dry room. A new temple office welcomes pilgrims who want special pujas performed. Be sure to bathe and make offerings at the river, before any major puja at the temple.

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