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Agastyamuni, Kedarnath


Agastyamuni is situated at an altitude of 1000 m, on the banks of the River Mandakini. This place had been the abode of the famous Hindu Sage Agastya Rishi, who meditated here for years. The temple is also called Agasteshwar Mahadev temple by the locals. Visitors can find images of the renowned Hindu deities carved on the stone walls of the temple. A large number of tourists visit this place to attend the various fairs organised in the temple. The festival of Baisakhi is celebrated with much enthusiasm, and during this time, the temple is flocked by devotees from far and wide.

Tourists interested in fishing can do so in the River Mandakini, which is situated in proximity to the temple. This place also serves as a base for Pawan Hans Helicopter Services, which are available till Kedarnath temple. Food and lodging facilities are available for tourists in the nearby private hotels and forest guest houses.


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