Jageshwar

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There are around 124 temples that are located in the town and these include many small stone temples and large temple complexes as well. Some of the main temples are the Dandeshwar Temple, Jageshwar Temple, Surya Temple, Kuber Temple, Chandi ka Temple, Mritunjaya Temple, Nanda Devi Temple and the Kuber Temple. The Dandeshwar Temple is the biggest of the lot and many devotes can be seen in here. Among the oldest standing temples is the Mritunjaya Temple.

Two main festivals are celebrated in the town of Jageshwar and these are the Jageshwar Monsoon Festival which is held during the month of August and the Shivarathri Mela which is held in the spring season.

Airavat Gufa is a cave that is located nearby and this is also a good place to visit while staying at the town of Jageshwar. The Patal Buvaneshwar Caves located in the region are also worth visiting.

City Facts

State: Uttarakhand
District: Almora
Famous for/as: Pilgrim
Languages: Garhwali, Hindi
Best Season: Apr – Jun, Sep – Nov
Weather: Summer 12 to 28°C,
Winter -2 to 15°C
Altitude: 1870 m
Pincode: 263682
STD code: 05962

Distances

  • Delhi to Jageshwar 359 km

 

Best Season / Best time to visit

The climatic conditions in the town of Jageshwar can be classified as sub tropical. The place gets good amount of rainfall during the monsoon season and the area is wet for the most part. Summers are mild and temperatures are always comfortable. The winters are generally frosty and temperatures can plummet during the peak winter season.

The summer season is from April to June. The maximum temperature that you can expect during the summer season is around 30°C. The lowest possible temperature is around 15°C. One can expect rainfall during the summer season as well.

Monsoon season in the town of Jageshwar is extensive and the place gets significant rainfall from July to September. The conditions are cool and the rainfall during this time is extremely heavy. The months of October and November are dry and the conditions are mild. This forms the post monsoon season.

The winter season starts in December and ends in the month of February. The temperatures range from a minimum of 4°C and can go up to a maximum of around 15°C. The place experiences a cold breeze during the winter months as well. Snowfall can also be expected during the winter season.a