It is a popular and an important pilgrimage center of Hindus, located in Almora district of Uttarkhand. There are several temple located in and around Jageshwar region. Some temples are dated back around 9th century and are well preserved by the Archeological Survey department of India. Ther are totally 124 temples which includes all small and large temples. The main temples are Dandeshwar Temple, Jageshwar Temple, Surya Temple, Kuber Temple, Chandi ka Temple, Mritunjaya Temple, Nanda Devi Temple and the Kuber Temple. The biggest among all temples is Dandeshwar temple and the oldest is Mritunjaya Temple. Many festivals are celebrated especially Jageshwar onsoon festival in the month of August and Shivarathri Mela are celebrated with great pomp and gaiety. There are two well-known caves namely Airavat Gufa and Patal Buvaneshwar cave located in Jageshwar which are also worth to visit.
How to reach Jageshwar
Kathagodam railway junction is the nearest one, which is located around 125 km from Jageshwar.
It is easily accessible by road. The major bus station is in Pithogarh and from there much local transportation available to reach Jageshwar.
Average temperature is ranging from 17 C to 34 C and best visited throughout the year.