Location = District Bageshwar city (Bageshwar)
Ideal season – Round the year (avoid July and august)
Dehradun to bagnath temple – 322kms, Ranikhet to bagnath temple – 80kms, Baijnath temple to Bagnath temple – 21.5kms, Dwarahat to Bagnath temple –67kms, Kausani to Bagnath temple – 37.5kms, Nanital to Bagnath temple – 137kms, Almora to Bagnath temple – 78kms
Nearest Railway station – Haldwani (164 kms)
Nearest Airport – Pantnagar (191 kms)
The Bagnath temple is situated in Bageshwar city near the confluence of Gomti and Sarayu rivers. The temple was built by kumaon ruler, Laxmi Chand in 1450. The temple was built in South Indian architectural style, primary deity being lord Shiva. It is believed that lord shiva was seen as a tiger at this place, so there for the temple was named as Bagnath meaning the home of a tiger. The temple attracts lots of devotees on the occasion of Shivratri and Makar Sankranti.
Nearby places to see
1. Bageshwar city
2. Baijnath temple
6. Dunagiri temple
Note: Public transport buses and shared jeeps are available from various hill station in kumaon region of uttarakhand for Bageshwar.