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Trigonometry Undeciphered, Archelogical Heritage

Kumaon Division, in Almora District, has a hidden treasure in terms of archaeological... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
National Capital Territory of Delhi, India
Amongst oldest sun temple in India

Indian art and culture is always appraised by people who have visited this country and places like... read more

Reviewed 9 January 2019
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Almora, India
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Kumaon Division, in Almora District, has a hidden treasure in terms of archaeological importance. Efforts are on by the Government under Swadesh Bhraman Scheme to rejuvenate the place, and map it on the Tourism Map of India. A Guest house by the Government is being...More

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank Ryu_Ronciere
Reviewed 9 January 2019 via mobile

Indian art and culture is always appraised by people who have visited this country and places like sun temple speaks for itself.even if we don't deep dive in history still monuments from past are proudly stands and reveal the intelligence commitment and knowledge.must visit place...More

Date of experience: December 2018
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Reviewed 1 January 2019

Ancient sun temples accessible after a bracing climb through ancient stone steps. Must do during your visit to kumaon.

Date of experience: June 2018
Thank Harry_Itinerantur
Reviewed 12 November 2018

There are a large number of temples dedicated to the sun all over the word and some of them are quite old as sun worship was common among many civilization. More than ten of these temples are in India. Katarmal sun temple facing east is...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Nanakolkata
Reviewed 24 October 2018 via mobile

Hindu temple to the Sun God built in the 9th century, comprising many carved stone structures Mandir is open till sunset to sunrise. On top we wl get attendant who can guide you regards the Mandir history. One of the must visit place in Almora.

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Sayan_86
Reviewed 21 September 2018

We visited Sun temple while returning to Delhi. From the main road it's a bit far and not very easy to driver. I am not sure it would be better now as roadwork was going on at that time so we had to walk a...More

Date of experience: December 2017
Thank welcomeumesh
Reviewed 9 September 2018

Nice trekking... first rays of sun fall on the Garbh of temple. Beautifully maintained. Though lacks water,, Carry your own.

Date of experience: June 2018
Thank shobhit s
Reviewed 23 August 2018

Please be ready to walk at least two kilometers hiking to reach this temple. Not advisable for old age people, kids or problems with joints or legs. The idol is now kept in one museum.

Date of experience: May 2018
Thank pranab2001
Reviewed 9 August 2018

I have already visited the 3 Sun temples in our country . They are great in individual matters as for example Modhera in Gujarat, the most famous Surya temple is the Konark Sun Temple, a World Heritage Site in Orissa and The Martand Sun Temple...More

Date of experience: May 2018
Thank kcdebnath
Reviewed 23 July 2018

Katarmal Sun Temple was built by the Katyuri king Katarmalla.It is about 17 km away from Almora.It is considered as the second most important sun temple in India after Konark Sun Temple. It is believed to be the only sun temple located in the hills....More

Date of experience: March 2018
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Response from ghosal_rg | Reviewed this property |
From Hotel Himsagar a Swift cost me 900 bucks. My after-thought is that it would have been better to try from the market area provided you have 3 or less tourists.