Shakti Temple is a famous religious temple located in Uttarkashi. This temple is famous for the 6-meter high Trident (Trishul). The perimeter of this trident (Trishul) is about 90 cm. The description of this Shakti temple is found in Kedarkhand of Skanda Purana. The upper and lower part of this trident is made of iron and copper. It is said that this trident was used by Goddess Durga to kill the demons. Goddess Durga is also known as Shakti. According to legend, there was a happened fierce war between the gods and demons once. In this war, when the deity was defeated by the demons, then all the gods pray from Maa Durga. As a result, Goddess Durga took the form of 'Shakti' and killed the demons. After this, Goddess Durga became sit as with divine 'Shakti', near Vishwanath temple. For this reason, this temple is called Shakti Temple. This temple has a great religious significance. During the trip to Uttarkashi, tourists visit in this temple. The Shakti Temple is one of the main religious centres of attraction in Uttarkashi..
The nearest airport to Uttarkashi is Jolly Grant Airport Dehradun, which is about 181 km away from Uttarkashi.
The nearest railway station of Uttarkashi is Dehradun, which is about 144 km away from Uttarkashi.
Shakti Temple is located at a distance of about 1 km from Uttarkashi.
The journey of Shakti Temple can be done throughout the year, but the best time to visit here is between the months of October to May. 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.