Location: Bageshwar District, Uttarakhand
Dehradun to baijnath temple (shortest route)– 302 km, Ranikhet to Baijnath Temple – 75 kms, Almora to Baijnath temple – 71 kms, Kausani to Baijnath temple – 17 kms
Altitude – 1131 meters
Ideal season – Round the year (avoid July and august)
Nearest Airport – Pantnagar (184 kms)
Nearest Railway station – Haldwani (156 kms)
Baijnathtown is on the banks of Gomti River and is known for its ancient temples in the Bageshwar district of Uttarakhand. The group of temples are popularly known as Baijnath temple, consisting of the main shrine of lord Shiva and 17 subsidiary shrines called as the Kedareshwar, Lakshmi Narayan, Brahmi devi etc., built in Nagara style. The main attraction of the temple is the statue of Parvati made of grey schist with 26 miniature images around it. On the basis of architectural features these temples can be assigned to 9th to 12th century A.D and probably built by the Katyuri rulers of ancient Kartikeypura.
Nearby places to see
1. Bagnath temple
6. Pindari glacier (trek)
7. Sundardunga glacier (trek)
8. Dunagiri temple
9. Garur market
Note: Public transport and shared jeeps are available for baijnath temple from various hill stations in kumaun region of Uttarakand. Accommodation and food facilities are available in Baijnath town.