Govind Vallabh Pant Public Museum In Almora
Govind Vallabh Pant Public Museum near Almora bus stand is the only museum in almora, which deserves a great visit. It has a rich collection of items of history, archeology and cultural significance. ‘Apen’ is one such item folk style of painting found in this region and can be seen here in this museum in its various aspects.
Nanda Devi Temple In Almora
This temple is dedicated to the patron goddess of the local population and the Chand rajas. This ancient temple is one of the prime attractions of Almora town. This temple is hundreds of years old and carries deep faith of many people from this area. The images and statues on walls of this temple are intricately and skillfully carved.
Kasar Devi In Almora
Kasar Devi temple is about 6 kilometres from Almora, This temple is a serene spot to visit. Swami Vivekananda came to this spot to meditate and the place certainly has an atmosphere. D H Lawrence spent two summers here, and it has also attracted Bob Dylan, Cat Stevens and Timothy Leary, the father of the hippy movement.
Deer Park In Almora
The Deer park is located 3 km from Almora. An evening stroll in Deer park has its own pleasure and is good for walks.
Bright End Corner In Almora
Bright and Corner is a place famous for sunrise and sunset points. It is one soul where one can listen to his soul and treat himself in the silent environment of the valley. The place is unusually calm. It is said that the peacefulness of this place can not be matched with any other hill station. One can visit the circuit house nearby which also has a serene setting. For those in love with philosophy and spirituality, there is no better place. Nearby is Vivekananda Library in Ramakrishna Kutir. Swami Vivekananda had stayed here during the time he spent in Himalayas.
Tamta Mohalla In Almora
Tamta Mohalla in the old city in earlier times belonged to the coppersmiths. One of the traditional crafts of Almora is copperware and some of the best coppersmiths still work from their traditional area, tamta Mohalla.
Phulseema and Pharkanauli In Almora
Phulseema and pharkanauli the rock belonging to the Bronze of Age is situated Close to Lakhuudiyar (4 Kms). A peculiar thing about these paintings are the red lines all over the rocks that somehow form the dancing figures. One must stress at this point that any attempts by tourists to deface these valuable masterpieces are absolutely reprehensible and unforgivable.
Lakhuudiyar In Almora
Almora has the most important prehistorical sites in the form of rock paintings, Lakhuudiyar being the most important of all. It shelters paintings of human beings, animals, group of dancers, lizards, etc. in the rock and said to exist since the age of Bronze.
Almora Fort In Almora
This is the most valuable asset that the Chand Dynasty has bequeathed to the people of Almora. After Independence, the Fort was converted into a Collectorate and offers a 360o cycloramic vista of Almora and the surrounding countryside. Almora fort is located at the highest point of Almora bazaar. The Almora
Shiva Temple In Almora.
Shiva Temple In Almora
This ancient shiva temple is situated in Almora. This temple is surrounded by huge fur trees. This almora shiva temple is dedicated to Lord Shiva. It is magnificent monument dedicated to the destroyer of the universe according to the Hindu mythology. In its antechamber lies the Temple of Nanda Devi the patron goddess of the Chand Dynasty.