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Katarmal Sun Temple know as Baraditya, facing east is one of the oldest, tallest and biggest temple of the Kumaon region was built by Katarmal the medieval King of Katyuri dynasty who ruled the center Himalayan region from sixth to ninth century.
Temple is famous for...More
Katarmal sun temple was just 15 mins away from my hotel so I planned to visit it. It's history says it was built hundreds of years before. Views from the temple is mesmerizing. It's kind of at the top of Almora. You can see the...More
A magnificent ancient temple but with a somewhat confused history: Even the ASI is not sure whether it dates to the 9th or the 13 century. Various styles of architecture in adjoining buildings. Fantastic location with stupendous views.
WE decided to explore this place while going to jageshwar ji. my friends were not expecting to see something so wonderful as they had never heard or read about this.fifteen kms away from almora on some other route and three kms newly developed motor way...More
i can remember only two temples dedicated to sun god... Konark, Odisha and Katarmal, Almora Uttrakhand... though it's not as huge as Konark but its architectural beauty has its own charm and have special positive vibes... do visit when you are around Almora. this 9th...More
This temple is one of the rare temple for sun God.This temple is on the hill top and we need to walk a little to reach this temple. Garbagruha contains the idol of sun god which seems to be little broken.ASI is taking care of...More
One of the best destinations to visit when you are in Kumaon. The temple is really beautiful of 10th century made by the kumaoni king called katarmal. The temple is well maintained and is away from the hustle bustle of the city. Very clean and...More
Kumaon Division, in Almora District, has a hidden treasure in terms of archaeological importance.
Efforts are on by the Government under Swadesh Bhraman Scheme to rejuvenate the place, and map it on the Tourism Map of India. A Guest house by the Government is being...More
Indian art and culture is always appraised by people who have visited this country and places like sun temple speaks for itself.even if we don't deep dive in history still monuments from past are proudly stands and reveal the intelligence commitment and knowledge.must visit place...More