Patal Bhubaneshwar Pilgrimage
Temple at Gangolighat. Photo Courtesy V Kumar
Patal Bhubaneshwar is 77 kms from Pithoragarh and 20 kms from Jhatola (where Misty Mountains retreat is there).
Patal Bhuvaneshwar, one of the most fascinating places of the Kumaon region, is a limestone cave temple. Legend and folklore have it that this underground cave enshrines Lord Shiva and thirty three crore (330 million) Gods.
Patal Bhuvaneshwar is typical visited ex-Vijaypur or as a part of itinerary covering higher kumaon