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INDIAN HINDU TEMPLE - The Sun Temple Katarmalla - Almora



The Sun Temple Almora 
                                   


The Sun temple was built by KATARMALLA, a Katyuri Raja, in the 9th century. In the early medieval period, Kumaon was ruled by the Katyuri dynasty. The temple is a monument of historical importance, though presently the structure is in a decayed state. 

How To Reach Katarmalla Sun Temple Almora ?

The Sun Temple, situated 16 km northwest of Almora, is one of the famous historical places of Kumaon hills in Uttaranchal.

Katarmalla Sun Temple Almora  History

Dating back 800 years, this temple is second in importance, the first being the Sun Temple of Konark in Orissa. Noted for its magnificent architecture, this temple is devoted to deity Burhadita or Vraddhaditya (the old Sun God). The idols of Lord Shiva Goddess Parvati and Goddess Lakshmi Lord Narayana can also be spotted in this temple.this temple were removed to the National Museum in Delhi. Though the temple is in a decaying state at the present time, it is visited by many devotees who come here to offer prayer to the Sun God.


India Sun Temple Katarmalla - Almora 

The Sun Temple Almora is famous for its magnificent beauty, panoramic view of the Himalayas, rich cultural heritage, unique handicrafts and delicious cuisine  Katarmal Sun Temple complex has one main temple, surrounded by 45 smaller shrines exquisitely carved temples surrounding it. Almora India travel guide with latest information of Almora Tourism. Almora is a hill station famous for magnificent beauty, panoramic view of the Himalayas, rich cultural heritage, and weekend break destination. Best deals in Almora tours travel packages, Plan your Almora trip with Uttaranchal in Uttarakhand India.

The Katarmal Sun temple is a major pilgrimage centre and attracts thousands of Sun God devotes every year from different parts of the country & world. The Katarmal Sun temple is now protected and preserved by the Archeological Survey of India and the government is also constructing road and can be easily accessed by foot as a small beautiful trek among the thick deodars leads you to the Sun Katarmal Temple. The Katarmal Sun temple has some unique architectural style and the images carved on the walls are very intricately done.





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