Guptakashi is a large temple town that is located in Rudraprayag district of Uttarakhand. It is a major pilgrimage site for the followers of Hinduism. The ancient shrine of Vishwanath Temple is located in Guptakashi where the presiding deity is Lord Shiva. The scenic pilgrimage site is bestowed with various religious significance that where the praise of Shiva is sung.
Guptakashi is entrenched in the Northern Himalayan Belt and has lush green surroundings. The Mandakini River flows through valley and nourishes the woods. The Chaukhamba peaks provide a mesmerizing backdrop to this pristine town. Due to such surroundings, the climate of Guptakashi remains cool during the winter season. The summers of Guptakashi remain pleasant as well.
Since Shiva is the presiding deity worshipped here, one gets to see many temples devoted to him. Vishwanath temple is an architectural masterpiece depicting the regional skills. The whole temple premises have different forms of Shiva illustrated on the walls. Other major attractions in Guptakashi are Gaurikund, Ukimath and Manikarnika Kund.