Vishwanath Temple: 155 km from Rishikesh on the banks of the Ganges, Uttarkashi, an important stop on the way north to Mangold Dham. There are many temples, the most important Vishwanath Temple, dedicated to Shiva. Gateway to the Dham Badirnath Joshi Mutt is the home of the first established Adi Shankracharya. Narasimha Temple Vasudeva, and was built by Adi Shankracharya.
Devaprayag: 70 km from Rishikesh on the road to Badrinath is an ancient shrine Devaprayag, at the confluence of rivers Alaknanda and Bhagirath. It is an old temple of Adi Shankracharya settled here, enshrining Rama (Raghunatha). There are also Hanuman Temple, Badrinath, Kaal Bhairav and Shiv. Brahma Dasharatha and Rama are here to worship.
Ram Lakshman Jhoola: Important are also given in Rishikesh and Lakshman Jhoola Jhoola Ram Mandir Bharat Mandir and Lakshman, the brother of Lord Rama, and SWARGASHRAM Geeta Bhavan temples. Nilkanth 12 kms from Rishikesh, Mahadeo Temple is situated at an altitude of about 5000 feet, commanding magnificent views of the region.
Tridevi Ghat, which is a confluence of the Ganges, Yamuna and the legendary Saraswati rivers, is a sacred place for swimming. After sunset, as part of the Aarti ceremony, the lights will be set on the surface of water, offers a magnificent view.
Hari-ki-Pauri: The main ghat in Haridwar, known as Hari-ki-Pauri (With a footprint of Vishnu on a stone in the wall) is located in the vicinity Gangadwara Temple, the largest of several temples that dot this city. Also important are the Mansa Devi Temple, Daksha Mahadev Temple, Pawan Dham Temple and Lal Mata Temple, a perfect replica of the Vaishno Devi Temple in Kashmir. Ganga Arti, which is carried out every night, is a extravagant sight. Aarti ceremony is to be performed in all temples in Haridwar at the same time. Lamps and flowers are offered immediately after the river Ganga Aarti.
List of Districts and their Headquarters in Uttarakhand of India:
|District||Headquarters||Area (km?)||Official website|
|Tehri Garhwal||New Tehri||4,085||www.tehri.nic.in/|
|Udham Singh Nagar||Rudrapur||2,912||www.usnagar.nic.in/|
|States||Capital||Languages||Year of Establishment|
|Andhra Pradesh||Hyderabad||Telugu and Urdu||1951|
|Arunachal Pradesh||Itanager||Miji, Apotanji, Merdukpen, Tagin,Adi, Honpa, Bangini-Nishi||1972|
|Goa||Panaji||Marathi and Konkani||1961|
|Himachal Pradesh||Shimla||Hindi and Pahari||1948|
|Mizoram||Aizawl||Mizo and English||1972|
|Jammu & Kashmir||Srinagar (Summer),Jammu (Winter)||Kashmiri,Dogri, Urdu, Ladakhi,Pahari,Punjabi and Dadri||1948|
|Meghalaya||Shillong||Khasi, Jaintia and Garo||1970|
|Nagaland||Kohima||Ao, Konyak, Angami, Sema and Lotha||1963|
|Rajasthan||Jaipur||Rajasthani and Hindi||1948|
|Sikkim||Gangtok||Bhutia, Hindi, Nepali, Lepcha, Limbu||1975|
|Tripura||Agartala||Bengali, Tripuri, Manipuri, Kakborak||1956|
|Andaman & Nicobar||1956|
|National Capital Territory of Delhi||2001|
|Dadra and Nagar Haveli||1941|
|Daman and Diu||1987|