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Almora is a very old town which was earlier under the possession of Katyuri King Baichaldeo. It was the Administrative Headquarter of Kumaon Region. Earlier Bageshwar, Pithoragarh, and champawat were the part of Almora District and Bageshwar separated on 15 September 1997 and Pithoragarh was separated on 24 February 1960. Almora name is taken from Kilmora which a tiny plant found in this region which is used to Wash utensils of Katarmal Temple. Almora in Uttarakhand was established in the 16th century. The best time visit Almora is between the months of March and October when the weather is pleasant. Nature and adventure lovers can also make trips during the winter months. Being a hill station, Almora experiences a temperate climate all through the year. The summer months are pleasant while the winter montha are chilly.

Almora is full of such destination where one can spend quality time. Here are so many pilgrimage sights, park, Museum, Zoo, etc. If you are looking for Places to visit In Almora or best places to visit nearby Almora and ranikhet then this post is going to help you. Parks and zoo are best for kids to have fun and enjoy the vacations.

Chitai Golu Devta Temple- The temple looks distinct and extraordinary with the presence of numerous bells of all sizes. Lord Golu’s shrine is placed at a position from where one can have amazing vistas of Himalayas. It is a must-visit place which would introduce the visitor to a different kind of religious practice and devotion. Binsar Wildlife Sanctuary is a popular tourist attraction in Almora and is just 25 km (approx.) from Chitai Temple.

Kasar Devi Temple- Kasar Devi is a small hamlet located in the peaceful vicinity of Kumaon hills, about 8 km from Almora. The name of the village comes from the name of the local deity, Kasar Devi. It is one of the hidden jewels in Uttarakhand from a tourist point of view. A revered temple known as the Devi temple stands there, dedicated to Kasar Devi. It is a popular pilgrimage destination.

Nanda Devi Temple- Nanda Devi Temple, situated in the town of Almora above the Mall Road, is one of the sacred temples in the Kumaon region of Uttarakhand. The temple is most famous for the Nanda Devi Fair that is hosted every year in the month of September. Tourists from across the world travel to Almora just to participate in this festival, which is accompanied by drum beats and energetic dance steps.


Mrig Vihar / Deer park Zoo- At a distance of 6 km from Almora Bus Stand, Deer Park is situated in Narayan Tiwari Dewai in Almora Town. Deer Park is one of the major attractions of Almora and it features tall pine trees which add to the rich natural beauty of the place. This park preserves a huge collection of deer, furious Himalayan bears and wild leopards, which can be seen wandering around freely in the park. Besides, the place is an ideal place to take a leisure walk during the evening time.

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