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Address: Gangotri Village, Gangotri, India

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Temple dedicated to Maa Ganga

Maa Ganga Temple is a beautiful white colored small temple in Gangotri on the bank of River Bhagirathi. This temple houses an idol of Mother Ganga. The temple was well maintained... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed 6 days ago
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New Delhi, India
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New Delhi, India
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Maa Ganga Temple is a beautiful white colored small temple in Gangotri on the bank of River Bhagirathi. This temple houses an idol of Mother Ganga. The temple was well maintained and clean. We visited the temple in the afternoon. There was no queue. We completed the Darshan in few minutes. The temple complex has idols to show the descent... More 

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Noida, India
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

The Ganga is most sacred river. Here it is known as Bhagirathi and comes from mountain glacier. At Devpryag, ths merges with Alaknanda and then known as Ganga. This temple is dedicated to Mother Ganga. place is beautiful and o trekking is required to reach temple.

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Bengaluru (Bangalore), India
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I travelled recently to Gangotri temple using public transport from Utharkashi. During offseason, there is only one bus which starts at 7AM and reaches Gangotri temple at about 11:30AM. The same bus returns at 2 PM from Gangotri temple. The route from Utharkashi to Gangotri temple which is about 100km is bound with scenic beauty. One sees the ganges flowing... More 

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Bhubaneswar, India
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The most revered river of India i.e. the Ganges ( Ganga) starts from Gomukh,only 14 kms upstream from Gangotri.At this holy place in Himalayas, the temple dedicated to mother goddess Ganga exists.Also there is Bhagirathi shila,the stone sitting place of king Bhagirath, who made penance to bring river Ganga to this world to bring back his predecessors to life. The... More 

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Bangalore
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 weeks ago

There is no trekking to reach the temple. It is just about a km or so the the temple from the parking area. The story of chaos continues but this is a much wider temple are compared to Yamnotri. Again there is a need and sense of organization in the temple. We bought a special ticket (Rs. 1500 for 5... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 21, 2016

This is one of the holiest temple in Hindu religion and considered one of the char dham in Uttarakhand. I visited here in June and it's cold you have put on winter clothes. Temple is very neat and clean. There is no crowd so I visited temple twice. If you want to visit Gaumukh you have to get registered in... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 20, 2016

It was very pleasant to see a Neat and clean, well maintained temple in India. The ghats were also very clean. The holy water is freezing cold.

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Hyderabad, India
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 14, 2016

The Gangotri Temple a small and rather unassuming shrine for the stature it holds among Hindus. It's very clean, sparkles white in the clear mountain air. If you're in town, and not there specifically for the pilgrimage, it still warrants a quick visit.

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Noida, Uttar Pradesh, India
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 8, 2016

The temple is managed and maintained. It is quite close to river gang and parking so any one can visit . not much of walk required . Stay is Gangotri not required you want just do darshan in temple .

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 1, 2016 via mobile

Yet another beauty of Himalayas in Uttarakhand. You can reach by road to Gangotri without any problem. Go to Ganga feel the touch of Ganga where it touches the earth. In my opinion both the eyes are not sufficient. On the banks of Ganga you can visit temple complex. Further trekking of 17 kms you reach Gomukhi. Gomukhi means face... More 

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