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Which thing Garhmukteshwar is famous for?

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Garhmukteshwar is holy place, sitiuated at the bank of holy river Ganga.Garhmukteshwar is famous for its GANGA FAIR which held every year that takes place on the Full Moon Day in the month of Kartik. About 8 lakh persons, from far and near, come to have a dip in the river Ganges, which they consider to be holy. Another fair, held on the occasion of Dussehra, attracts about 96,47,50,000 devotees.The name of the place is derived from the great temple of Mukteshwar Mahadeva, dedicated to the goddess Ganga who is worshipped here in four temples, two situated on a high cliff and two below it. One of them is situated alongside Meerut road. The place is famous for its 80 Sati Pillars. These pillars mark the spots where Hindu widows are said to have committed sati. The town also boasts of a mosque built by Gays-ud-din Balban that bears an inscription in Arabic dating to 682 Hijri or 1283 http://A.D.Garhmukteshwar is also famous for its mudha udhyog.

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Garhmukteshwar is famous from the great temple of Mukteshwar Mahadeva, dedicated to the goddess Ganga. The ancient Ganga Temple once had around 100 steps leading down to the river. 85 of these are still intact. Devotees from all around the country come to the temple to witness the Ganges and the white stone idol of Brahma.

Mukteshwar Mahadev Temple is an ancient Shiva temple in the town. It has Shiva lingam in the temple which is believed to have been constructed by the sage Parshuram.

Nahush Koop is a well whose water comes from the Ganges. King Nahush performed a yajna here.

Meerabai ki Reti is a tourist destination located just opposite to the Mukteshwar temple. It is a sandy stretch of land where, according to folklore, Meerabai used to stay and offer prayers.

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Good to see johnnb after long time. Wish you good health.

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Garhmukteshwar is mostly famous for ganga fair. It is a religious place and have many temples. Mukteshwar Mahadev and Ganga Mandir are the famous one. Must visit if one wants to have a holy dip in river ganga and wants to visit the Ganga fair where rural folk come in large number.

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Garhmukteshwar is mostly famous for ganga fair. It is a religious place and have many temples. Mukteshwar Mahadev and Ganga Mandir are the famous one. Must visit if one wants to have a holy dip in river ganga and wants to visit the Ganga fair where rural folk come in large number.

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