Baleshwar Temple

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Overview

Baleshwar Temple, Located in the heart of the city Champawat in the state of Uttarakhand, Baleshwar Temple is ancient and a famous Hindu temple dedicated to Lord Shiva. Baleshwar is a small temple situated at a distance of approx 74 km from Pithoragarh district.  It was built by the Chand rulers. The temple of Shiva in Baleshwar dates back to 10th – 12th century and depicts a wonderful work of art on its walls and pillars. An amazing example of architecture, the temple complex is mostly built of stone,  once had intricate structural features and a sanctuary with a mandap. The intricate carving still visible on the ceilings of these temples is an evidence of their ancient glory and artistic excellence.  It is being maintained by the Archeological Survey of India from the year 1952.
 
There are two other temples in the compound of Baleshwar, one dedicated to shri Ratneshwar and other to goddess Champawati Durga. Close to the Baleshwar Temple is a "Naula" (freshwater resource). On the day of Mahashivratri, a very crowded fair is held in the Baleshwar Temple compound.
 
Festivals
Maha Shivaratri festival is the most important celebration in Baleshwar temple.
 
How to Reach,
 
Nearest Railway Station: Tanakpur Railway Station 
 
Nearest Airport: Pantnagar Airport 

Location

Country
India
State
Uttaranchal
City
Champawat
Location
Champawat
Address
Baleshwar Temple, NH125, Champawat, Uttarakhand 262523
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Near Cities
Nearest Bus Terminal
Champawat
Nearest Railway Station
Tanakpur (TPU)
Nearest Airport
Pantnagar Airport
IN
latitude : 29.033399580 longitude :79.473701480
Corporation : Pantnagar
GPS Code : VIPT
Open Year
10th–12th centuries AD
Dedicated To
Chand dynasty

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