The state of Uttarakhand is also known as 'Dev Bhoomi' which means Land of Gods. It is one of the most beautiful states of the country today and is a perfect place to rejuvenate and relax your mind. It is also one of the most preferred destinations for a Hindu devotee. At every corner, one can find a temple or a place to worship, here. Not only temples or places of worship, Uttarakhand is dotted with picturesque landscapes, beautiful meadows, lakes, springs, waterfalls, etc.
It is also a land which is filled with old temples and shrines that were built thousands of years ago, which is testament to the religious heritage of Uttarakhand. Someone who wants to visit Uttarakhand and its temples should not miss the holy cities of Rishikesh, Haridwar, Rudraprayag and Pauri Garhwal in any case.
But, what makes the trip to Uttarakhand significant is the Char Dham. The four major pilgrim destinations, namely, Badrinath, Kedarnath, Yamunotri and Gangotri are the holiest of all the pilgrimage places in India.
Some of the well-known pilgrimages in Uttarakhand are as follows: