Jageshwar is a Hindu pilgrimage town in Almora district, Uttarakhand, believed to carry the Nagesh Jyotirlinga dedicated to Shiva, located 36 km northeast of Almora, in Kumaun region. The temple city comprises a cluster of 124 large and small stone temples, dating 9th to 13th century AD, with many preserved by the Archaeological Survey of India (ASI), which include Dandeshwar Temple, Chandi-ka-Temple, Jageshwar Temple, Kuber Temple, Mritunjaya Temple, Nanda Devi or Nau Durga, Nava-grah temple, a Pyramidal shrine, and Surya Temple, amongst which the oldest shrine is the Mrityunjaya Temple and the biggest shrine is the Dandeshwar Temple. Once the centre of Lakulish Shaivism, Jageshwar is located at an altitude of 1870 mts, in the Jataganga river valley near a Deodar forest (Cedrus deodara) starting from Artola village on Almora Pithoragarh highway, where two streams Nandini and Surabhi flow down the hills in the narrow valley and meet near the sacred spot.
Sri Mahamritunjaya Mahadev
Jhanker Sam Mahadev
Kot Ling Mahadev
Other places of interest[edit
The river that flows through the town, Jata Ganga
The River "Sam Ganga" that originates from Jhankar Sam temple and merges with River Jata Ganga Near Kot Linga Temple Ruins.
A cave, Airavat Gufa
Other temples such as Sri Kuber Temple and the Batuk Bhairav Temple.
The temple of Golu Devata at Chitai.
Patal Bhuvaneshwar Caves