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Also known as Gomukh

Gaumukh - the snout of Ganges River - is a place with awesome beauty. The Bhagirathi and Shivling peaks stand towering above Gaumukh. This sacred place is dotted with temples and the most ancient of all the shrines is the Vishwanath Temple, dedicated to Lord Shiva. The Nehru Institute of Mountaineering is located nearby. Other nearby destinations include Gangotri, Raktavarn Glacier, Chaturangi Glacier, Tapovan and Nandanvan.

Updated on 7th June, 2005
District: Uttarkashi
Location: Gangotri

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