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Know all about Kotdwar, a famous pilgrim destination and gateway to Snow capped Garhwal Himalayas.


Location: 108 km from Pauri
Altitude: 395 meters ASL
Attractions: Temples like Kanvashram temple, Siddhibali temple, Durga Devi Temple, Shri Koteshwar Mahadev Temple and so on
What To Do: Mainly Pilgrimage, trekking excursions to nearby places
Best Time to Visit: All round the year

Kotdwar, Pauri GarhwalKotdwar which is 108 km from the district headquarter of Pauri, is a rapidly growing commercial center of Garhwal region. It is also one of the gateways to the hills of Garhwal.

Kotdwar has a lot to offer to tourists of all kinds, those on pilgrimage, trekking enthusiasts or the casual tourists seeking to retreat from the maddening urban crowds.

Kotdwar, being well connected by both rail and road with major cities of north India, proves to be a destination that can be accessed easily. For those heading to destinations like Pauri, Lansdowne, Srinagar and so on, kotdwar becomes a comfortable stopover destination that offers all facilities hotels, restaurants, taxi services etc. - found in an urban area.

Places Of Interest In And Around Kotdwar
  • District Board Shopping Centre (You may also visit Badrinath Road and Station Road to shop around for local handicrafts)
  • Malni Market
  • Siddhibali Temple
  • Durga Devi Temple
  • Medanpuri Devi
  • Shri Koteshwar Mahadev
  • Sukhroh Devi Mandir
  • Gita Bhawan Mandir
  • Hanuman Mandir
  • Phalahari Baba Ganeshgiri Temple
  • Ganga Mandir
  • Jama Masjid
  • Idgah Masjid
  • Gurdwara Shri Guru Nanak Singh Sabha
  • Shri Digamber Jain Mandir
  • Saint Joseph’s Cathedral