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20.78℃

Max. Temp :

28.96℃

Distance from Shamsabad Farrukhabad :

553 Km.

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Humid and overcast throughout the day.

Overview

Uttarkashi meaning Kashi of the north, is a town in Uttarakhand, India. It is the district headquarters of Uttarkashi district. Uttarkashi is situated on the banks of river Bhagirathi at an altitude of 1352 m above sea level. Uttarkashi is home to a number of ashrams and temples and also to the Nehru Institute of Mountaineering.

 

Facts About Uttarkashi

The name of the town reflects its similarity to and location (as north of) the city of Kashi (Varanasi). Similar to Varanasi, town of Uttarkashi is situated on the Ganges, lies next to a hill named Varun Parvat, on confluence of two rivers Varuna and Asi, has a ghat called Manikarnika Ghat and has a temple dedicated to Shiva (Kashi Vishwanath Temple) in the center of the town.

 

Best time to visit

The town of Uttarkashi experiences a sub tropical climate, and the main seasons here are those of summer, winter and monsoon. 

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