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Gangotri Temple

Gangotri Village, Gangotri, India
+91 5832 267 070
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First Dham of Uttaranchal Char Dham

It's relatively quite easy to reach the shrine... no tough trek, just a walk. Before proceeding to... read more

Reviewed 8 August 2017
Arun_Golas
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Bhopal, India
White magic

We drive early in the morning from Utterkashi and had bath in hot water spring at Gagnane. Then... read more

Reviewed 22 July 2017
babita13
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Jaipur, India
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Gangotri Village, Gangotri, India
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Reviewed 8 August 2017

It's relatively quite easy to reach the shrine... no tough trek, just a walk. Before proceeding to the shrine, don't forget to purify yourself in the hot pond at Gangnani. Be ready to stand in a queue for darshan for half an hour. If you...More

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Reviewed 22 July 2017

We drive early in the morning from Utterkashi and had bath in hot water spring at Gagnane. Then drive to Gangotri. The way is very scenery with high mountain road, and river Bhagirathi flowing all the way with you. The temple is pure white the...More

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Reviewed 11 July 2017

Although Gomukh, about 10 Km ahead of Gangotri is the birthplace of Ganga, Gangotri is the place where Sage Bhagiratha through his tapasya got Ganga to flow here. The vehicle driven through narrow hilly roads takes you to within 1 km of the temple. From...More

1  Thank Darshan29
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Reviewed 6 July 2017

Gangotri temple, as the name suggest is one of the Dham recognized for pilgrimage. The temple is located at heavenly place with all around high mountains and snow clad peaks. The temple is located at the bank of River Ganga descending from high mountains and...More

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Reviewed 6 July 2017

We drove from meerut to Gangotri,The drive was beautiful, the mountains, the greenary ,the flowers and fauna the flowing river,the sound of nature and the smell was captivating,I was totally in love with the surroundings.We drove upto the temple, we had to walk for just...More

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Reviewed 5 July 2017 via mobile

Such a beautiful place bt scary roads on the way.no trekking roads available till temple just like badrinath.but dont go in rainy season or late june.there are lot of hotels and dharmshalas.Many food option available.beautiful well maintained temple and dont avoid aarti bcoz it gives...More

Thank Chandrma S
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Reviewed 28 June 2017

The temple is located on the banks of the river Ganga. Built of white marble, the temple presents a perfect picture of the pilgrims mingling with the Almighty.

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Reviewed 24 June 2017

The aggression of priests in several temples across India ensures that those temples loose repeat visitors. However, at Gangotri, even though the priests only earn when the temple is open for six months a year, they are not aggressive. On the contrary, they are friendly,...More

Thank catNorway
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Reviewed 22 June 2017 via mobile

The place of Ganga matha temple and the place where Bagiratha prayed and brought Ganga to the earth. Devotional and peaceful place. Very cold place and chance of snow fall is very high during rainy season also.

Thank Reetesh K
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Reviewed 19 June 2017

Gangotri in Uttarkashi district is an important & prestigious pilgrim town on the banks of river Bhagirathi. It is situated at a height of 10,200 ft. & is one of the four sites in the Chota Char Dham pilgrimage circuit. The town is divided into...More

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Vijaya K
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Response from saargoga | Reviewed this property |
This year it is opened till 31 October. this is literally off season. You can go but expect problems when snow fall occurs. Snow fall can occur usually after October. Temple however will be closed. On the dusshera day the... More
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RANA365
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Response from sanjaya58 | Reviewed this property |
There are many small hotels and dharamsalas now near the Gangotri temple. But I think you have to phone and book them in advance. The temple darshan including bathing in Bhagirathi and looking at nearby attractions will... More
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