Shani Temple, Uttarkashi

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Shani Temple is situated in the Kharsali Village of Uttarkashi. This temple is dedicated to the Hindu Lord Shani, who according to a legend is the brother of the Hindu Goddess Yamuna. The temple is perched at a height of 7000 ft above sea level. This five-storey temple is constructed using stone and wood. The wooden stilts used in the construction help in saving it from floods by keeping the temple above danger level. The bronze idol of Lord Shani is enshrined on the top floor.


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