Location : Katarmal village District Almora, Uttarakhand
On Ranikhet – Almora motor able road
Dehradun to surya temple – 357 kms, Ranikhet to surya temple – 30 kms, Almorato surya temple – 18 kms, Dwarahatto surya temple – 55 kms, Nanital to surya temple – 70 kms
Nearest Railway station – Haldwani (104 kms)
Nearest Airport – Pantnagar (131 kms)
Altitude – 2116 meters
Ideal season – Round the year (avoid July and august)
Surya Temple Almora Uttarakhand
The sun temple popularly known as the “BARADITYA” facing east, is one of the biggest and tallest temples of kumaun region and was probably build by katarmal the medieval king of Katyuri dynasty, who ruled the central Himalayan region.
There are as many as 45 miniature shrines in different groups’ clustering around the main shrine which seems to be constructed at different periods. The main temple is known as “TRIPATHA”, which is built in Nagara style in circa 13th century. The entrance of the sanctum was provided with carved wooden doors which has been displayed in the gallery of National Museum, New Delhi.
Dehradun to Surya Temple Map
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