Shankaragaurishvara Temple

Shankaragaurishvara Temple


Shankaragaurishvara Temple

is situated in the Pattan area of Baramulla. The temple was built by Shankaravarman, who ruled the valley between 883 and 902 AD. Shankaragaurishvara Temple resembles very much the temple of Shankaracharya temple.
Shankaragaurishvara Temple is dedicated to Lord Shiva.
The king who built this temple named it after himself. He also made another temple in the adjoining area in memory of his wife and named it after her, as Sugandhesha temple. Nowadays both the temples are in devastating condition.
The infrastructure of the temple is an elaboration of Kashmiri architecture. The temple which is built next to it is in the peristyle, the remnants of which are still visible. The temple has now got a place only for the tourism of Jammu and Kashmir. No religious ceremonies are held there for now.
On your visit to Gulmarg, make sure you visit this place because it falls on your way to Gulmarg. Make your
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How to reach:-
From the Srinagar international airport, it will take you almost 1 hour, that is a distance of 35 km.
If traveling from Jammu, to reach here it will take you almost 8 hours and 30 minutes, which is a distance of 291 km.
On returning from Gulmarg, you can visit here. And this will take you almost 1 hour and 15 minutes from the main market of Gulmarg.

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