Tungnath Temple

  • Tungnath Temple in the district of Rudraprayag, Uttarakhand, has now been declared as a national monument.

About Tungnath Temple

  • It is the highest Shiva temple in the world nestled at an altitude of 3680 meters.
  • It is one of the Panch Kedars and is believed to have belonged to an ancient era almost 1000 years old.
  • It was built in the North Indian style of architecture and has a dozen shrines of other Gods surrounding the temple.

About Panch Kedar

  • Panch Kedar is a group of five sacred shrines of Lord Shiva located in the Garhwal Himalayas, Uttarakhand.
  • The five temples are the Kedarnath Temple, the Tungnath Temple, the Rudranath Temple, the Madhyamaheshwar Temple or Madmaheshwar and Kalpeshwar Temple.
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