Kunjapuri Devi Temple, Rishikesh

Kunjapuri Devi Temple, Rishikesh

Kunjapuri Devi Temple

Kunjapuri Devi Temple is a renowned temple of high religious importance to pilgrims of Hindu religion. The holy shrine is located at an altitudinal height of 1,676 meters above the sea level. The temple is one of the 52 Shaktipeeths in Uttarakhand and is a place where the chest of the burnt Sati fell down. Kunjapuri Devi Temple offers panoramic views of snow laden mountains such as Gngotri, Banderpooch, Swarga Rohini and Chaukhamba.

Kunjapuri Devi Temple receives devotees from far flung places during Dussehra and Navratri festival when a grand celebration is organized at the temple. Kunjapuri Devi Temple completes the triangle of three Siddha Peeths that lie on the top of the mountains in the Tehri Garhwal District. Kunja Puri- Chandrabadni and Surkanda Devi make the triangle of the Siddha Peeths.

There are around 80 steep steps that ought to be climbed to reach the main shrine of Kunjapuri Devi Temple from the main road. Kunjapuri Devi Temple is located atop the hill and has a beautiful temple complex.

How to Arrive at Kunjapuri Devi Temple

Kanjapuri Devi shrine is based at a distance of 8kms from Narendra Nagar and 25kms from Rishikesh. Tourists can hire taxi to reach the temple.

1. Nearest Railway Station- Rishikesh Railway Station (25kms)
2. Nearest Airport Facility- Jolly Grant Airport (39kms)

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