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Genral Information One of the four sacred dhams of Uttarakhand, and revered in Hindu mythology, Yamunotri is the source of the river Yamuna. About 220 Km from Rishikesh and 149 Km from Tehri, the picturesque shrine of Yamunotri is located at an altitude of 3,235 m. Being one of the four Char dhams it is a place of paramount religious importance for the devout Hindus. The 19th century temple of Goddess Yamuna, a number of thermal springs and Divya Shila ( Rock pillar) are prime attractions. Moreover, the place is full with scenic spot and panoramic views of Himalayas. Explore the region, go on for excursions and have Masti. Area:1 sq. km. Population: 246 (1991 census) Altitude 3235 mtrs. above sea level Season: May-June, September-October Clothing: Summers-Light Woolens, Winter-Heavy Woolens Language: Garhwali, Hindi and English Festivals:The temple opening & closing ceremonies. Local Transport: Buses/Taxis/Tempos/A-uto-Rickshaws
Uploaded: Jul, 11 2008 | Taken: May, 18 2005| Viewed: 49 times  | 3 votes

eirekay - Jul, 11 2008 12:07pm
Would it be possible to delete this and repost to the correct city?


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