Swami Vivekananda had once said about Almora – “These Mountains are associated with the best memories of our race.”
Located on a ridge at the southern edge of the Kumaon Hills of the Himalaya range, Almora is a town bustling with activity and a rich cultural tradition and history.
Places to see in Almora :-
Nanda Devi Temple – This temple sits at the heart of the town and is believed to be at least a century old.
Almora Public Museum – There is a rich collection of art and artifacts often related to archeological findings.
Deer Park – 3 kms from Almora this park is in NTD (Narayan Tiwari Dewai).
Bright End Corner – A highlight of this point is the sunset and the sunrise seen through the Himalayan peaks.
Chitai Temple – This temple is dedicated to Lord Golu. The people of Kumau worship him. Once a wish is fulfilled people hang little bells in this temple.
Kasar Devi – Near Kalimutt is the temple of Kasar Devi. This ancient temple was built on a mountain peak in the second century.
Travel Information :-
By Road : Almora is well connected with all-important cities of India by road.
By Air : The nearest airport is a Pant Nagar (Nainital). During the summer regular flights are operational.
By Rail : The nearest raiway station near Almora is Kathgodam.