Nanda Devi Temple, Almora

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Nanda Devi Temple is a renowned religious site located in Almora. The temple holds a great religious importance and is regarded as one of the sacred sites of the Kumaoni region. The history of the temple can be traced back to more than 1000 years. This temple is devoted to the patron Goddess of the Chand Dynasty, and it has been designed in the Kumaoni style of architecture. It has been constructed within the antechamber of a Shiva Temple. This shrine is adorned with a crown known as stone amalaka, surrounded by a wooden roof. The walls of the shrine are designed with attractive stone art. Every year in the month of September, a fair called the Nanda Devi Fair is organised here attracting a large number of tourists.

 

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