Srinagar is a beautiful place located on the serene banks of the River Alaknanda. Situated at a distance of 29 km from Pauri town, this is the biggest urban area in the district. This place was an ancient capital of the Garhwal Kings before the colonial era. The name of the town is derived from ‘Sriyantra’, a device related to human sacrifice. The current town of Srinagar was founded in the year 1879, and it spreads over an area of 7.77 sq.km. This area serves as the main halting point for the ‘Char Dham Yatra’.
The nearby religious sites are Raghunath Temple, Buli Temple, Satyanarayan Temple, Kamsmardani Temple, Kamleshwar Temple, Dharidevi Temple, Kishori Math, Shankar Math, and Badrinath Math.