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Vishnuprayag

Vishnuprayag

in Alakanand River, Chamoli district, Panch Prayag, Temple, Uttarakhand, Valley, Water falls, Water Sports | 0 comments

Vishnuprayag is located at the meeting point of Alakananda River and Dhauliganga River. This place is situated in Chamoli district of Uttarakhand. This place gets its name from Lord Vishnu. According to Hindu Mythology, Sage Narad meditated here for Lord Vishnu. He appeared before Sage at this place.   What to see in Vishhnuprayag: It is one of the Panch Prayags. Other Panch Prayagas are Rudraprayag, NandaPrayag, Devprayag, and KarnaPrayag. This place is famous for natural beauty with beautiful hill rocks. At the confluence of the rivers a temple can be seen.¬† This was built by Ahalyabai in 1889. She was the Maharani of Indore at that time. From this temple stairs can be seen by the visitors of this place. These stairs leads to Vishnu Kund. Devotees take a dip in this Vishnu Kund. They believe that persons who take a dip at this place, all the sins will wipe off. But in the recent days dips on this water is restricted as current is very strong here. This place is situated on the route from Joshimath to Badrinath. Badrinath is located 35kms away from this place. Other attractions of this place are adventure sports such as Kayaking, White water rafting and Trekking.   What to see around Vishnuprayag: Valley of Flowers: It is located 27kms away from the town. Major attractions of this place are Pristine air, snow clad peaks, milky white streams, meadows and alpine shrubs. Joshimath: It is one among the 4 Peeths (centres). ¬†This is most sacred place to the Hindus. It was established by Adi Shankaracharya. This place is located 10kms away from the town. Auli: This offers best view of Himalayan Mountain ranges. It is located on the way to Badrinath, which is the best pilgrim place for the Hindus. This is most popular winter destination in Uttarakhand. It is located 24kms away from the town. Hemkund Sahib: It is located 24kms away from the town. For Sikhs there are 508 important pilgrim places in India. It is one of those pilgrim places. This is the highest gurudwara of Sikh community. It is situated in Chamoli district of Uttarakhand. Badrinath: It is one of the holy places for Hindu Devotes. Badrinath along...

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