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Archaeological Museum Jageshwar, Almora

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  • A mini-museum that is maintained very neat and clean. The statues have some descriptions also. Shoes have to be removed for visiting the museum also but thankfully they have a carpet all over the... 
    A mini-museum that is maintained very neat and clean. The statues have some descriptions also. Shoes have to be removed for visiting the museum also but thankfully they have a carpet all over the...  more »
  • The Pon Raja ashtha dhatuu statues right in the beginning is amazing make it worth visiting... Othe statues from the nearby temple are also good to see and imagine how the temple must have looked.. 
    The Pon Raja ashtha dhatuu statues right in the beginning is amazing make it worth visiting... Othe statues from the nearby temple are also good to see and imagine how the temple must have looked..  more »
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  • No ticket is required to enter, totally free for all. They preserved statues of ancient civilization of God and Goddess, specially from 9th and 12th century...... ♥️♥️
  • Jageshwar Dham in Almora district, Uttarakhand Believed to carry the Nagesh Jyotirlinga dedicated to Shiva, located 36 km northeast of Almora, in Kumaun region. The temple city comprises a cluster of 124 large and small stone temples, dating 9th to 13th century AD, with many preserved by the Archaeological Survey of India (ASI), which include Dandeshwar Temple, Chandi-ka-Temple, Jageshwar Temple, Kuber Temple, Mritunjaya Temple, Nanda Devi or Nau Durga, Nava-grah temple, a Pyramidal shrine, and Surya Temple, amongst which the oldest shrine is the Mrityunjaya Temple and the biggest shrine is the Dandeshwar Temple. Once the centre of Lakulish Shaivism, Jageshwar is located at an altitude of 1870 mts, in the Jataganga river valley near a Deodar forest (Cedrus deodara) starting from Artola village on Almora–Pithoragarh highway, where two streams Nandini and Surabhi flow down the hills in the narrow valley and meet near the sacred spot. The Jageshwar Monsoon Festival, held between 15 July to 15 August takes place at Jageshwar during the Hindu calendar month of Shravan and the annual Maha Shivratri Mela (Shivratri festival), which takes place during spring has an important place in the calendar of the entire Kumaon region. Archaeological Museum ***************************** The Archaeological Museum run by Archaeological Survey of India (ASI), houses idols and statuettes removed from Jageshwar shrine dating 9th to 13th century AD. Transport *********** The nearest rail head is Kathgodam 125 km. Jageshwar has direct road links with Almora (35 km), Haldwani (131 km.), Pithoragarh (88 km) and Kathgodam. State transport, and private jeeps and taxis ply from these place for Jageshwar regularly. Picture credit - @PUNEETH 📷

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