About Gangolihat

Situated in the scenic Pithoragarh district of Uttarakhand, India, Gangolihat is a delightful town that also operates as the central hub for its eponymous tehsil, constituting one of the 12 revenue subdivisions within the broader Pithoragarh district.

Legend weaves a tale of Adi Shankaracharya seeking divine favor through penance to Adi Shakti in this very locale. Notably, Gangolihat has gained prominence for the Shakti Peeth of Haat Kalika Temple, a sacred shrine dedicated to Adi Shakti, the primal energy, and the formidable Destroyer of Demons.

As you explore Gangolihat, you’ll encounter not only its historical and spiritual significance but also a thriving tourism scene with attractions like Patal Bhuvaneshwar, Nainital, and the captivating Binsar Wildlife Sanctuary. The town offers a perfect blend of adventure and pilgrimage sites, making it an ideal destination for those seeking both cultural enrichment and natural wonders.

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