Jageshwar is one of the spiritual towns, located in the Almora district of Uttarakhand. The numerous temples in the city make it a pilgrimage center. These temples are devoted to Lord Shiva and attract thousands of devotees throughout the year. The temples of this city represent the ancient culture and design and are the main feature of this place. Deodar trees and the Jata Ganga add more charm to the beauty of the city. Nature lovers travel to this city to get an unforgettable experience of tranquility and calm. Almost all the temples here were constructed between the 9th to 13th centuries. Dandeshwar Temple, Kuber Temple, Chandi-ka-Temple, Jageshwar Temple are some of the most famous temples in Jageshwar. During Shivratri, temples of the city become crowded with thousands of devotees.
The history of the city begins around the 4th and 5th centuries AD. During this time, an independent dynasty of Katyuri kings ruled the Kumaon hills. They built many temples during the Gupta period and the rulers of the Ghand dynasty renovated these temples in the 7th century AD. Temples are designed in Nagara style showcasing the finest work of architecture. This place has one of the twelve Jyotirlingas of Lord Shiv. It is also the famous hill station which is ideal for yoga and meditation. You can visit this place throughout the year due to its pleasant and moderate climate. For more information about the city, you can refer to the travel guide to Jageshwar.