Rudraprayag

Rudraprayag

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  • Location: Rudraprayag, Uttarakhand 246171.
  • Best time to visit : Feburary to November.
  • Nearest Railway Station : Rishikesh Railway Station at a distance of nearly 139 kilometres from Karnprayag .
  • Nearest Airport : Jolly Grant Airport at a distance of nearly 156 kilometres from Karnprayag .
  • By Road: Rishikesh - Shiva Puri -Sirasu - Byasi - Bachedikhal - Pipal Koti - Devaprayag - Srinagar - Kalyasaur- Rudraprayag. (Rishikesh to Rudraprayag distance approx 139 km) Travel time aprrox 4 to 5 hours.
  • Did you know: It is believed that here Narada Muni worshiped Lord Shiva and Lord Shiva incarnation  Rudra form only to give blessings to Narad ji.

Rudraprayag is an important place for Hindu religion, which is a city and town panchayat in Rudraprayag district of Uttaranchal state of India. It is one of the five holy confluences in the hills which is called Panch Prayag. This place is important Pilgrimage place for Hindus. Rudraprayag is the confluences place of the Alaknanda and the Mandakini Rivers.

From there, Alaknanda visits Devprayag and meets Bhagirathi and builds river Ganges. The famous shrine Kedarnath Dam is 86 kilometers away from Rudraprayag.

Rudraprayag is named after Lord Shiva. Rudraprayag is situated at a distance of 34 kilometers from Srinagar (Garhwal). The confluence of the Mandakini and Alakhnanda rivers is a unique beauty in itself. Seeing them, it seems as if two sisters are embracing each other.

It is believed that here Narada Muni worshiped Lord Shiva and Lord Shiva incarnation  Rudra form only to give blessings to Narad ji. The Lord Shiva and Mata Jagdamba temple located here are one of the main religious places.

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