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Address: Gangotri Village, Gangotri, India
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It's a traditional temple. Small and just like other traditional temples. So don't expect much of the temple itself. But the main attraction would be the visitors, town people... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed September 2, 2015
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Taipei, Taiwan
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 2, 2015 NEW

It's a traditional temple. Small and just like other traditional temples. So don't expect much of the temple itself. But the main attraction would be the visitors, town people, and the atmosphere. Tremendous dedication and you will feel the vibration with peace and love. I managed to stay in the town for 7 days. Serene and tranquil. People lived with... More 

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Mumbai (Bombay), India
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 2, 2015

The registration counter to char dham is at haridwar station where biometric details are taken comfortably providing a registration pass.The best time of the visit to char dham yatra to uttaranchal is may second week as landslides due to heavy rainfall are less chances. The way to gangotri is easy when it concerns sudden turns on mountains but difficult because... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 24, 2015

Gangotri temple is dedicated to godess Ganga and river Ganga is considered a sacred river in India. This temple is open for six months in summer only as it is covered by heavy snow in rest of the year. I visited Gangotri in June and it was chillibg cold there when all north India was feeling intense heat and heatwave... More 

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Mumbai (Bombay), India
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 10, 2015

We drove from Barkot to Gangotri,The drive was beautiful, the mountains, the greenary ,the flowers and fauna the flowing river,the sound of nature and the smell was captivating,I was totally in love with the surroundings.We drove upto the temple, we had to walk for just 100m.The temple was white and pure,The river flowsnear the court yard. The temple where Bagirath... More 

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Greater Noida, India
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 28, 2015

Gangotri town is home to the Gangotri temple - about 14 km downstream of the Gaumukh glacier from which River Bhagirithi originates. Bhagirithi along with Alaknanda make up the mighty river Ganga. The Gangotri temple is dedicated to Ganga - the river goddess. And the thousands of devotees that visit - the place generates positive energy. The only way in... More 

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Bangalore, Karnataka, India
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 27, 2015

We left Uttarkashi by about 8am on 8th May(after breakfast at GMVN TRH Uttarkashi) and started for Gangotri(Apprx. 120Kms), The drive was beautiful and scary too. We passed many snow capped mountains, deep valley where we can see Bhagirathi river gushing and pine forest. We passed through Gangnani where there is a hot spring(the place where Rishi Parashar did Tapas),... More 

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National Capital Territory of Delhi, India
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 27, 2015

My wife and I drove up from Uttarkashi to Gangotri on 17 May 15. Gangotri is a charming small temple town at 3000m height where the road head ends. The trek from Gangotri to Gaumukh traces the Bhagirathi to its snout at the glacier. The glacier looks like cow's mouth, hence the name Gaumukh. One needs a permit to trek... More 

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Bengaluru (Bangalore), India
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 8, 2015

Stayed in Aakash Ganga in UttarKashi. We reached Uttarkashi around 17:15 on 21st April 2015. We left the hotel at 5:30 on 22nd April 2015. Our first stop is at Ganganani for taking hot water spring bath. We reached by 7:40. The breakfast was prepared in the hotel and brought here. We had breakfast at 9:00. On the way we... More 

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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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