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Tapovan is a peaceful place located near Gaumukh in Haridwar District of Uttaranchal. About 3 km from Bhavishya Badri, it is very popular amongst the trekkers and adventurous picnickers.

Tapovan literally means the forest of meditation. At an altitude of 4400 m, the place is well known for its hot springs, which are believed to possess miraculous healing powers. It has a number of ancient temples including a temple dedicated to Lakshman and Bharat.

Auli and Roop Kund are the nearby places of tourist importance.

By road, Tapovan can be easily approached from Joshimath.

Updated on 7th December, 2005
District: Haridwar
Location: Rishikesh

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