Kotdwara- a beautiful place to visit in Uttarakhand

This article will help you to find every information about the famous visiting place Kotdwara situated in Uttarakhand, including how to reach Kotdwara.


Kotdwara is a beautiful tourist spot in Uttarakhand state of India. It is situated at am altitude of about 650 meters above the sea level. This place is one of the major source of economy of Uttarakhand. There are many industries and business buildings in this part of Uttarakhand. Amidst the beautiful 'Bhabar' section at the foothills of Himalaya, Kotdwara is situated at the corner Khoh river in Uttarakhand.

History of Kotdwara

Kotdwara was not a famous place of Uttarakhand till 1953 A.D. It was the small unknown part of Uttarakhand. All the major industries were situated in Duggada.
However after 1953 A.D., Kotdwara was connected to all the major parts of Uttarakhand through rails. After this many industries shifts to Kotdwara and still many industries are establishing in Kotdwara.

Famous places to visit in Kotdwara- Kotdwara is itself a major tourist attraction of Uttarakhand. There are many famous places of tourist attraction around Kotdwara. Some of the best tourist places are-
  • Durgadevi Temple
  • Siddhbali Temple
  • shrine of Medanpuri Devi
  • Kanvashram
  • Chila
  • Bharat Nagar
  • Kalagarh
  • Shri
    Koteshwar Mahadev Temple
  • etc

How to reach Kotdwara

Kotdwara is very easily accessible from all the major parts of Uttarakhand and India. Jollygrant airport is the nearest one from Kotdwara. Kotdwara is also very well connected via rail and road to all the major towns and
cities of India and Uttarakhand.


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