Gopinath Temple Travel Guide
Gopinath Temple dedicated to Lord Shiva is situated in Gopeshwar Town, Chamoli Garhwal district of Uttarakhand State. The temple was built by Katuri Kings of ancient Uttarakhand between 9th to 11th centuries. Architecture of Gopinath temple is same as other famous Panch Kedars of Uttarakhand, consisting of large dome measured as 2.8m sq. sanctum sanctorum, which is accessible by 24 doors. There is a trident (Trishul), in the courtyard of the temple, about 5 m high, made of eight different metals, which dates back to the 12th century. Gopinath Temple lies exactly mid between Badinath Dham and Kehdarnath dham with distance of 151km from both Temples. Thousands of devotees and travellers visit Gopinath Temple every year to take blessing from Lord Shiva and to explore Gopeshwar Town.
Famous Tourist Attractions near Gopinath Temple | Places to Visit near Gopinath Temple
Gopinath Temple is situated in Gopeshwar Town surrounded Himalayan peaks around, you will love to explore this place if you are looking for peace and spirituality. There are many famous pilgrimage sites, treks and valley to explore near Gopinath Temple, some of them are:
- Sagar Village
- Kalpeshwar Temple
- Gopeshwar Town
- Rudranath Temple
- Joshimath Town
- Narsingh Temple
- Anusuya Devi Temple
- Mandal Village
- Rudranath Trek
- Panar Bugyal Trek
Things to do near GopinathTemple | Activities to do near Gopinath Temple
Trekking near Gopinath Temple: If you love trekking and want some adventure in your journey, you can opt 20 km trek from Sagar Village to Rudranath Mahadev which is around 5 km from Gopinath Temle. You will love to explore beautiful Rudranath Valley and panoramic views of Himalayan Mountains while trekking. One can also explore others trekking routes for this temple.
Pilgrimage Site: If you are planning to Visit Gopeshwar, you can add some of the famous Pilgrimage sites to explore near Gopinath Temple. Few of places are Anusuya Devi Temple, Rudranath Temple, Kalpeshwar Temple, and Chandika Devi Temple etc.