Champawat is a beautiful town in Champawat District in the state of uttaranchal in northern India. Located about 76 km from pithoragarh beadquarters, champawat is a well known tourist place famous for its natural beauty and historical temples. A tour to champawat would essentially feature exploring the breathtaking landscapes and terraced fields dotting the land beside the ancient temple and forts. At Champawat you can enjoy almost evertthing ranging from pleasant climate to diverse wildlife and good trekking options.
Nestled at about 1615 meters above sea level, Champawat was the earstwhile capital of the ruler of chan dynasty. The ruins of the ancient fort of the chand rulers are one of the prime attraction on tour to Champawat . This fort now houses the headquarters of the tehsil Office at Champawat.
Your tour to Champawat will introduce you to the Baleshwar and Rataneshwar temples, noted for their marvelous architecture. Built by the Chand rulers in 16th century, Baleshwar Temple exhibits excellent works of stone carvings. The Nagnath temple at Champawat is also an excellent specimen of ancient architecture.
The temple dedicated to Gwal Devta also known as Goril or Goll, is an important place to visit while on tour to Champawat. Gwal Devta is held in high esteem as a symbol of justice and this sacred temple at Gwarail Chaur attracts thousands of devotees to Champawat.
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