Places to Visit in Almora
Traditionally known as a health resort, Almora has much more to offer than its excellent climate. Perched on a 5 km ridge, the hill station commands a majestic view of towering snow-clad Himalayan peaks. According to legend, the town of Almora has come up on the Kashaya Hill believed to have been the scenic abode of Lord Vishnu. Almora has long been a centre for woolen products and its shawl in particular, is famous in the region.
Tourist Places to Visit in Almora, Uttarakhand, India are:
Mohan Joshi Park
A pretty picnic spot amidst gardens and a small ‘V’-shaped artificial lake.
3 km. A picturesque picnic spot with beautiful landscape.
6 km. Offers a panoramic view of Almora town and countryside.
5.8 km. The place is known and reversed for its temple of the same.
3 km. A famous tourist spot.
MUSEUM & ART GALLERY
Government Museum, Bus Station
Tourist Places to Visit near Almora
Binsar Wildlife Sanctuary
30 km. An idyllic holiday resort at an altitude of 2,412 m.
71 km. A historical site,altitude,1125 m known for its ancient temples dating to 12th and 13th century.
47 km. Has a natural scenic setting and is known for its Shiva temple and caves.
34 km. Situated in an attractive wooded valley and is reputed for the temples of Lord Jageshwar. It is also believed to be one of the Jyotirlingas. It is top in the list of tourist places to visit in Almora among Hindu Pilgrimage.
52 km. A hill resort at an altitude of 1,890 m.It commands a majestic view of the Himalayas.
Katarmal Sun Temple
17 km. Famous for its 800 year old Sun temple. It is top in the list of tourist places to visit in Almora.
It is a 58 km trek amidst forested glades and mountain routes.It is the most accessible glacier in the Kumaon region and measures 3 km in length and 0.25 km in breadth. Pindari Glacier is top in the list of tourist places to visit in Almora.
PLACES OF WORSHIP
Methodist Church, Anglican Church
Nanda Devi temple, Tripura Sundari temple. Raghunath temple, Mahabir temple, Manohar temple.
Jama Masjid at Karlhana Baza
Area 11.9 sq. km.
Altitude 1646 m
Temperature Max Min
Summer 29.4C 4.4C
Winter 8.5C 1.8C
Rainfall 82.2 cm
Season April to June and September to October
Summer Cotton & Light Woolen
Winter Heavy Woolens
How to Reach Almora
The nearest airport is Pantnagar 127 km away.
Almora is connected by good motorable roads to many places.
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