Udham Singh Nagar

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Udham Singh Nagar | PLACES IN THE CITY
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  • Nanak Mata: An important holy shrine of Sikh religion, Nanak Mata is visited by a large number of Sikh pilgrims every year. Sikh people believe that the great sage of Sikh religion – Guru Nanak had visited Nanak Mata.Nanak Mata dam across river Saryu is famous tourist place. Nanak Mata is 56Km from Rudrapur city on the route to Tanakpur.
  • Govind Ballabh Pant University of Agriculture and Technology: Govind Ballabh Pant University (G.B. Pant University) is the first agriculture university in India. Established in 1960 as Uttar Pradesh Agricultural University the name was changed to Govind Ballabh Pant University in 1972 in the honor of freedom fighter Govind Ballabh Pant. 5Km from Rudrapur city, G.B.Pant University lies in Pantnagar town of Udham Singh Nagar district.
  • Nanak Sagar: Nanak sagar is a beautiful lake nearby Nanak mata. Nanak sagar is usually occupied with picnickers. The facilities of boating and fishing in Nanak sagar attracts more tourists to its premises.
  • Gurudwara Nankana Sahib: Gurudwara Nankana Sahib devoted to Guru Nanak is situated in Kashipur town of Udham Singh Nagar district on Ramnagar-Manpur bypass road 1Km from Kashipur bus station. It is believed that Guru Nanak visited this place after visiting Nanak Mata and Nanak puri. Locals of the place were about to flee because of the havoc caused by Dhela river. Guru Nanak confronted the people to stay at the place and started kirtan. River rose, came up to the feet of Guru Nanak and went back – thus the settlement was established at the place. Since then the city has never been flooded. Gurudwara is established at the very place and special celebrations are hold in birthdays of Guru Nanak, Guru Gobind Singh, Guru Arjun and Baisakhi.
  • Rudrapur City: The district headquarter Rudrapur is named after the King Rudra Chandra who is said to be a devotee of lord Shiva. Once King Rudra happened to pass through the marshy land in the area and his chariot got stock there. The king built a temple and dug a well at the place. The famous Atariya is the same temple established by King Rudra 2Km away from Rudrapur city.
  • Atariya Temple: 2Km from Rudrapur city, Atariya temple dedicated to goddess Durga is a renowned temple in Udham Singh Nagar district and visited by hundreds of religious tourists every year. Atariya temple established by king Rudra holds a 10 days long yearly fair during Navaratra. Thousands of pilgrims and tourists join the ceremony in honor of goddess Durga.
  • Chaiti Devi Temple: Chaiti Devi temple, 2.5Km from Kashipur bus station on Kashipur-Bajpur route is one of the most visited temple in the area devoted to goddess Durga. Every year during Navaratra, a fair is held in Chaiti Devi temple and hundreds of devotees participate in the ceremony to pay homage to goddess Durga.
  • Giri Sarovar: 2Km from Kashipur bus station on Kashipur-Ramnagar route, Giri Sarovar is the mesmerizing lake that attracts groups of picnickers every year. Giri Sarovar is widely known for its beauty and charm and people outside of Udham Singh Nagar also come to spend time in the the lake.
  • Pantnagar: Pantnagar is a renowned town in Udham Singh Nagar district mostly known for Govind Ballabh Pant University of Agriculture and Technology. Scholars, researchers, students of agriculture, students of technology and industries studies come to Pantnagar in large number.
  • Kashipur: Kashipur town, named after Kashinath Adhikari – an officer during Chand rule in Kumaun as the founder of the town, is popular for the historical richness it treasures till date.