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Architecture Pattern : Stone Carving
Famous Architectural Temples : Jageshwar Temples
Famous Fort : Deogarh Fort
Other Attractions : Colonial Structures

Jogeshwar Temple in Uttaranchal
Accumulation of 160 Temple - Jogeshwar Temple Complex

Colonial Monuments : Forest Research Institute in Dehradun– Collections of Specimens of Flora and Fauna, Wadia Institute of Himalayan Geology in Dehradun – Rock Samples, Semi-Precious Stones and Fossils, Children's Lodge in Mussoorie – Housing a String Telescope.
Famous Church : St. John's Church in Nainital.
Famous Temples : Jageshwar Temple, Sun Temple in Almora.
Baleshwar Temple in Champawat.
Badrinth templee in Badrinath.
Kedarnath Temple in Kedarnath.
Baji Nath Temple in Kasauni.
Not to be Missed : View of the Snow from the Children's Lodge in Mussoorie. Housing a Strong Telescope that Offers Beautiful Views of the Snow.
Must See : An Accumulation of 160 Historically Rich Temple Attraction of Jageshwar Temple near Almora.
Inside Tip : Deogarh Fort is the Only Fort in Uttaranchal.

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Monumental Heritage in Uttaranchal

Uttaranchal is not very affluent as far as monumental heritage is concerned, but there are certainly some temple, and colonial structures that save its name. Uttaranchal tourism promotes various temples structures that have historical importance. The cities that were an important resort during the British province like Dehradun, Nainital and Mussorie, have many colonial monuments as well.

Temples That Have Created the Niche as Historical Monuments

Uttaranchal has been blessed with tremendous temple attractions. In the state where almost every town is sacred and is worshipped for its sanctity, it goes without saying that temples are the main attraction. The most important historical monuments is the accumulation of 160 temple known as Jageshwar temple, located 38 kms from Almora. There is also a sun temple awaiting your visit in Almora. Amidst the main city of Champawat is the historical Baleshwar Temple, which is a fine example of stone architecture, this temple is believed to be built between 10 - 12 century A.D. The Badrinath temple and the Kedarnath temple, one crosses during the Char Dham yatra are also have historical importance. The Baji Nath temple in Kausani is also a famous temple of archaeological and historical importance.
However, to add to the monumental attraction, there is Deogarh Fort in Dhanaulti. Dating back to the 16th century, this fort structure is a very popular edifice comprising a number of striking palaces, ornamented with frescoes, and impressive Jain temples.

Forest Research Institute Dehradun
Most Important Colonial Monument in Dehradun - Forest Research Institute

Britisher's Colonial Imprints in Uttaranchal

The main monuments that one can find highlighted in these British colonies are the churches and mansion that have now been converted into museums and institutes. Among the church attractions in Uttaranchal, one mus visit the St. John's Church that was built in the year 1847. Want to have a beautiful view of the snow, then visit the Children's Lodge in Mussoorie. There is a powerful telescope inside form where tourists can enjoy breath taking views. Dehradun also has been bestowed with some of the famous historical monuments. To begin with there is the forest research institute which houses a museum where you can find best collections of specimens of flora and fauna. To see some more rock samples, semi-precious stones and fossils, visit the Wadia Institute of Himalayan Geology.

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Roorkee Institute in Uttaranchal

Attractions That Have Remain Undiscovered
Though not widely known, Uttaranchal has some very significant monuments that serve as the reminder of the ancient arts that prevailed on this land. The cities are the representatives of the British influence while the town are dotted with historical temples.

Temple that Qualify as Ancient Monuments
Uttaranchal which is called as the abode of gods has very many temple that are so old, that they are categorized as historical monuments. Visit the Baleshwar temple which is a marvelous symbol of stone carving. Other important temple heritage is Baji Nath which is archaeologically very popular.

Come for the Popular Jageshwar Temple
A concentration of 16 temples lies at a distance of 38 kms from Almora. They are the Jageshwar temples where each temple is delicately carved and richly ornamented. Visit this temple during the fairs that are held in the month of 'Shravan' (July - August).

British Landmark in Uttaranchal
A very clear impression of British influence can be seen in the various hill station of Uttaranchal. There are many colonial mansions in Mussoorie and Dehradun that have been converted into museums and institutes. You should missing Children's Lodge in Mussoorie that houses a very strong telescope and the view of the snow is splendid.

See the Only Fort in Uttaranchal
Take up monumental tours of Uttaranchal and do not miss visiting the Deogarh Fort near Dhanaulti. This is an important historical fort and the only of its kind in Uttaranchal. Look out for the number of striking palaces, ornamented with frescoes, and impressive Jain temples.

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