ALL ABOUT GUPTKASHI - CHAR DHAM DESTINATIONS
Guptkashi is to be set up at distance of 47 kms from the divine temple of Lord Shiva, Kedarnath at an altitude of 1,319 m above the level of sea. This destination is renowned for Vishwanath Temple and Ardhnareshwar Temple, dedicated to Lord Shiva. As well, a spirituality of Lord Shiva along with the sign of half man and half women modelling Lord Shiva and her companion Parvati are fixed in the temple. Traveler can see here Manikarnik Kund, which is said to be a connection of two rivers, Ganga and Yamuna.
This tiny and gorgeous journey town is sited on the max out facing Ukhimath town. This temple is constrained with oak and lavish green forests, amazing scenery and also gives incredible visualization snowy mountain peaks of Mana Parbat, Chowkhamba, Beethartoli, Nanda Devi, Koment and Neel Kanth.
Guptkashi History : The focal point of Guptkashi is 'Hidden Kashi' and the Guptkashi's renowned history is connected with the heroes of Mahabharata. It is believed that after the fight of Mahabharata, the Pandavas be repentant the killings of their own cousins Kauravas and entering this destination to take reduction from Lord Shiva. When Pandavas inside at Lord Shiva; Shiva covered himself here for a time in order to ignore them. Therefore the place named as Guptkashi.
GUPTKASHI TOURIST ATTRACTIONS
Tourist places local by Guptkashi that you can visit while your halt at this place.
The foremost temple of Guptkashi is dedicated to Lord Shiva as Vishwanath which is considered as the Lord of the creation. It is built by native stones and is placed in a fenced courtyard. The tiny temple to its left is Ardhanarishvara. Another place to visit is Manikarnik Kund, which is located in the spots of Vishwanath Temple, has central divine meaning among the locals. Other place to visit is Ardhnareshwar; the temple of Ardhnareshwar is dedicated to Lord Shiva. Here you can sign the divinity of Lord Shiva along with the figure of half male and half female creating Lord Shiva and his wife Parvati in the temple. It is one of the most significant holy temples of Guptkashi.