Katarmal Sun Temple

Why?
  • Built in the 9th century by the Katyuri King called Katarmala.
  • It is built in such A way that the first ray of the sun falls on the Shiva lingam enshrined in the temple.
  • The walls of the temples are made of stones, and the pillars are adorned with beautiful carvings.
  • The temple complex is 800 years old, and the main temple is surrounded by 45 smaller temples.
  • Second most important temple dedicated to the sun god in the country after the Konark Sun Temple in    Orissa.
Location
  • 16 km from Almora
Timing
  • Sunrise to Sunset
Fees
  • Free
Restaurants nearby
  • Glory Restaurant  (4.7 km)
  • Dolma Restaurant  (4.9 km)
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