Kedarnath is one of the holiest places to the Hindus. Tucked away in the Himalayas, this is the abode of Lord Shiva, the most revered God of the Hindu mythology. Kedarnath is one of the Jyotirlingas of Shiva which is a revered place for the Hindus. Every year a large number of pilgrims travel through the rugged mountains to reach Kedarnath.
How to Reach Kedarnath:
Located at an altitude of 3,584m above sea level, Kedarnath is a 14km trek from Gaurikund.
Nearest Airport :- Jolly Grant Airport, 251kms
Nearest Railhead :- Rishikesh Railway Station, 234 kms
Shopping in Kedarnath in Uttaranchal:
Kedarnath is the abode of Lord Shiva according to Hindu mythology. From decades sages and mystics have traveled to Kedarnath in search of salvation. One of the major pilgrimage sites for Hindus, it is a town which has temples all over and there are shops beside and around these temples. If you are planning for Shopping in Kedarnath, then drop into these shops in Kedarnath.
There are not too many items for shopping in Kedarnath. For souvenirs you can visit the small shops in Kedarnath which sell portraits and photographs of the Kedarnath and Badrinath Temple or of Lord Shiva and Parvati. Besides these photographs or framed pictures of temples you can also get Rudraksh Malas made from Rudraksh, an essential fruit which is quite important to the Hindus. Besides these, the shops in Kedarnath also sell crystals, saligrams, herbs, Shilajit, natural vitalizers, precious stones and tulsi beads.
Moreover if you are going for shopping in Kedarnath do not miss the ornamental brass work. Beautifully embellished these brass items can be excellent souvenirs. The shops of Kedarnath in Uttaranchal also sell woolens and beautiful and intricately designed local handicrafts.