Kashipur Attractions/Tourist places/Local Sightseeing
Kashipur is a city and a Municipal Corporation in Udham Singh Nagar district in the Indian state of Uttarakhand. Kashipur was declared as Municipal Corporation on 26 January 2013.
The places around Kashipur is simply fascinating and there are many a wonderful destinations tourists head for, the moment they arrive here.
Chaiti Temple #1
At a distance of 2.5 kms from Kashipur bus stand on the Kashipur-Bajpur route, is situated the widely known temple of Chaiti Devi. Every year in the month of March during 'Navratras', a grand fair is held where lakhs of pilgrims come from various places to worship the Goddess.
Atariya Temple #2
According to a folktale, when king Rudra was passing through, his chariot got stuck into the marshy land. So he decided to build a temple and a well at that place. The present Atariya temple refers to the same and is located at a distance of 2 kms from the bus stand and half a kilometer away from the Rudraur-Haldwani motor route.
Naina Devi Temple #3
The deity of the temple is Maa Naina Devi represented by two eyes. The temple was destroyed by the drastic landslide of 1880, and was later rebuilt because the temple was of great importance amongst locals. Naina Devi Temple is located on the northern shore of Naini Lake..
Giri Sarovar #4
This enchanting lake is situated at a distance of 2 kms from Kashipur bus stand on the Kashipur-Ramnagar route and is an ideal picnic spot. A tourist rest house and many private hotels are available for night stay.
Govishan Fort #5
This ancient fort belongs to the period of Harsha and is now in ruins. The spot is ideal for archaeologists and enthusiasts to come closer to the lives of the people of the 7th century.
Bheemashanker Temple #6
Bheemashanker Temple is popular well known in rudrapur. It is a Hindus temple. Bheemashker temple is build up in rudrapur of uttrakhand. This temple is type of lord Shiva. There are numerous lords in this temple like Ganesha, kartik, parvati and so forth.
Drona Sagar #7
Drona Sagar is accepted to be connected with Guru Dronacharya, educator of the Pandavas and the Kauravas in the epic Mahabharata. Numerous trust that the Drona Sagar was made by the Pandavas as a Guru Dakshina (expense) for Dronacharya.
Garjiya Devi Temple #8
Garjiya Devi Temple is a noted Devi temple located in the Garjiya village near Ramnagar, Uttarakhand, India, on the outskirts of the Corbett National Park. It is a sacred Shakti shrine where Garjiya Devi is the presiding deity.
Jim Corbett National Park #9
Corbett National Park situated in the foothills of the Himalayas, in the newly created state of Uttarakhand is haven for wildlife lovers in India. The present area of the Corbett national park is 1318.54 sq. km. including 520 sq. km. of core area of and 797.72 sq. km. of buffer area
Maa Baal Sundari #10
Bal Sundari Mandir also called Chaiti Mandir, is the most renowned temple in Kashipur. During Navratras in March a fabulous reasonable is held here consistently. The reasonable draws a huge number of travelers and enthusiasts from far-flung regions. Fans throng the temple to offer their petitions to the worshipped Goddess.
Other Ancient Temples :
There are about 65 temples located in and around Kashipur. Other than the Chaiti Temple and the Atariya Temple, Mansadevi Temple, Moteshwar Mahadev, and Nagnath Temple are worth-watching. The Garija Devi Temple is located at about 14 km from Ramnagar towards Ranikhet.
Wild life and Adventure:
The Corbett National Park offers a delightful escapade for tourists. Kaladhungi, about 31 kms from Ramnagar, houses the Jim Corbett Museum. About 6 kms from the place is the Tumaria Dam, where migratory birds flock in huge numbers during winters.
Picnic Spots :
Drona Sagar and Haripura are well-known tourist spots. The latter is also linked with the Mahabharata.Drona Sagar is believed to be associated with Guru Dronacharya, teacher of the Pandavas and the Kauravas in the epic Mahabharata. Many believe that the Drona Sagar was created by the Pandavas as a Guru Dakshina (fee) for Dronacharya. The Skanda Purana states that the water of Drona Sagar is as holy as that of the Ganges. A huge pond with lotus flowers is situated here. The pond is surrounded by temples of various deities. Earlier, there were 32 temples around the periphery of this pond.