Almora: a land of natural panorama

Almora: A Land Of Natural Panorama

Almora is a picturesque destination in the Kumaun region, East of Uttarakhand in India. This is a beautiful place where one can see the fine blend of natural panorama. The breathtaking panoramic view of the Himalayas, scenic valley, lush green forests and gushing mountain streams summons scores of tourists to this place every year from various parts of the globe. It is also known as the ‘Switzerland of India’ due to its exceptional natural beauty, rich cultural heritage, delicate handicrafts, appetizing cuisine and exotic wildlife. Some of the well known tourist attractions of this place are:

Bright End Corner:
This is among the popular attractions of this place which is set against the snowline peaks. It is the must see attraction of this place which is known for its panoramic views of the sunset and the river valley below. The place offers spectacular view of the majestic Himalayas particularly at dawn and dusk. The peaceful surroundings of this place is adorned by the snow capped Himalayas, dense forests and endless stretch of mountain ranges which make it a beautiful place where tourists can enjoy their solitude in the lap of nature.

It is the famous picnic spot of this place which is located 10 km from the town centre. The bewitching natural beauty of this place casts hypnotizing affect on every visitor which is enough to hold them here for a long time. Most of the people who live here are foreigners who settled here because of its mesmerizing beauty. It is the perfect place where one can stroll through the thick forests leisurely enjoying the scattered panoramic beauty of this place.

Chitai Temple:
This is an important religious attraction of this place which is visited by number of tourists to seek heavenly blessings. The temple is located 8 km from the city centre which is dedicated to the Lord Gojlu (a local deity of the Kumaon region). In this temple premises one can see thousands of bells hanging everywhere which are hanged by the devotees once their wishes get fulfilled.
The immense natural beauty of Almora summons large number of tourists every year.

Some of the other well known attractions of this place are Katarmal Temple, Kalimutt, Simtola, State Museum,Deer Park and many more.

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Опубликовано 02 Mar 2010 в 7:41 pm. Рубрика: A. Вы можете следить за ответами к этой записи через RSS.
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