Haat Kalika Temple In Gangolihat Uttarakhand









Overview

Haat Kalika Temple is a famous temple located in Gangolihat of Pithoragarh district. This famous temple is dedicated to Goddess Kali. This holy temple is about 1 km away from Gangolihat. This famous temple is situated between the dense deodar forests. The temple of Haat Kalika is a temple of great belief and faith. In this temple, devotees come from distant places and ask for boon at the feet of Goddess Kali Mata. According to ancient Hindu scriptures, Guru Shankaracharya chose this place to establish Shaktipeeth of Mahakali. It is believed that Goddess Kali had shifted this place from West Bengal to her house and since then Goddess Kali is worshipped in this area. This Shaktipeeth established by Guru Adi Shankaracharya is more than 1000 years old. It is believed that from ancient times, a continuous holy flame burning at this temple site. It is a famous temple of Gangolihat and is one of the main pilgrimage sites.

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How To Reach :-


BY AIR

The nearest airport to Gangolihat is Pantnagar, which is about 218 km from Gangolihat.

BY TRAIN

The nearest railway station of Gangolihat is Tanakpur, which is about 166 km from Gangolihat.

BY ROAD

Haat Kalika Temple is situated about 1 km away from Gangolihat.

Best Time To Visit :-


Best time to visit Haat Kalika Temple is between the months from March to June and from September to November. Travelling here in these months is the best and enjoyable. During the winter season, the weather of here is cold. Due to snowfall on the surrounding hills in the winter season, the temperature of here goes down very much. Due to heavy rains in the rainy season, it is a bit difficult to travel of here because of heavy rains threatening landslides.



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