Top 5 Places to Visit in Yamunotri

Yamunotri Temple

Famed as the initial stopping destination of the Char Dham pilgrimage, the tourist town of Yamunotri is an essentially vital place packed with heavenly shrines, quaint Himalayan beauty and copious religious spots to travel to. It is said to derive its name after Goddess Yamuna, who is deemed as the Sun God’s daughter and this vivid destination is also referred to as the haven of Asti Muni, the known Sage. It is believed that he used to bathe in the rivers of Ganges and Yamuna and by the time he was old, it became difficult for him to visit Gangotri and then as a fruit of his arduous penance, a stream of the River Ganges started flowing opposite the river Yamuna. There are profuse legends behind the temples located all around Yamunotri augmenting the spiritual aura this place possesses. So, let’s look at the finest 5 places that can be visited on one’s journey at Yamunotri to soak in the charm and holiness of this pilgrimage tourist attraction.

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