Narendra Nagar is a city in Tehri Garhwal district, Uttarakhand, India. This town came into existence in 1919, when Maharaja Narendra Shah of Tehri Garhwal moved its capital from Tehri to Narendra Nagar.
What to see at Narendra Nagar:
Nandi Bull: In North India it is the largest Nandi Bull. In 1960, this statue was sculptured by Avatar Singh Panwar.
Radha Krishna Mandir: It is another attraction of this place. This mandir was established in 1960. Perennial source of fresh water is below the temple. During summer, water becomes cool and during winter season water becomes warm.
Ananda Spa: It is located on the foothill of Himalaya. This is ayurvedic spa resort. It is the spiritual pathway to the discovery of one’s body, soul and mind. Ancient therapies of the soul and body can be experienced here.
Odathali: Since ancient times this place is famous for meditation and spirituality. At this spot, sage Udhav has done severe penance.
Viceregal Palace: It is another attraction of this place. This palace was built by Maharaja of Tehri Garhwal in 1910.
What to see around Narendra Nagar:
Haridwar: It is located 39kms away from Narendra Nagar. This place is a gateway to God. Major attractions of this place are Vaisho Devi Temple, Shravanathji’s temple, Gaurishankar Mahadev Temple, Bharat Mata Mandir, Daksha Mahadev Temple, Mansa Devi Temple, Chandi Devi Temple, Sapt Rishi Ashram.
Shivpuri: It is located 27kms away from Narendra Nagar. Lord Shiva’s temple is the major attraction of this place. River Rafting Sports are other attraction of this place.
Kaudiyala: It is located 47kms away from Narendra Nagar. This place is famous for wild life. Kaudiyala is famous for white water rafting and several adventurous sports. Rock climbing of this place also attracts several tourists to this place.
Lakshman Jhula: It is a suspension bridge which was constructed in 1939. In 1889, it was a Jute Bridge. It is believed that Lord Rama’s brother Lakshmana used this bridge to cross the Ganga River. From this place visitors can see River Ganga, Ashrams and temples. It is located 18kms away from Narendra Nagar.
Triveni Ghat: It is the confluence of 3 sacred rivers such as Saraswati, Yamuna and Ganga. People believe that taking a dip at this place will wipe off all the sins. Maha Aarti is the major attractions of this place. It is located 19kms away from Narendra Nagar.
Parmarth Niketan: It is one of the oldest Ashrams. This is famous for its Hawan on the ghats of Ganga Aarti and Parmarth which takes place in the morning and in the evening. To gain the science of Yoga several people visits this place.It is located 27kms away from Narendra Nagar.
Bharat Mandir: It is one of the oldest temples of Rishikesh. Adi Guru Shankaracharya built this temple. Lord Vishnu is worshipped here. . It is located 16kms away from Narendra Nagar.
Getting to Narendra Nagar: This is well connected with road. From Uttarkashi, Tehri, Srinagar, Haridwar, Rishikesh, Dehradun etc buses come to this place. Nearest railway station is located at Rishikesh. Buses and Taxis are available to reach Narendra Nagar from railway station. Nearest airport is Jolly Grant Airport which is located 31kms away from Narendra Nagar.
Getting around Narendra Nagar: Buses and Taxis are available to visit the surrounding places of Narendra Nagar.
Best time to visit Narendra Nagar: In the month of May heat at this place is unbearable. Remaining all the months of the year are best months to visit this place.
Where to stay in Narendra Nagar: plenty of accommodations are available to stay in Narendra Nagar starting from Budget to Luxury hotels.
Where to eat in Narendra Nagar: Best option to have food is in house restaurants of the hotels.