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The Gangotri temple

The Gangotri temple dedicated to the most sacred river in India the Ganga is located on the Gangotri glacier in the Uttarkashi District in the Himalayan state of Uttarakhand.

This is the origin point of the Ganga.Gangotri means ‘Ganga Utri ‘ meaning that the Ganga has come down. The exact origin of the Ganga is a terminus point on the glacier called Gomukh.
The pilgrimage to Gangotri is part of the famous Char Dham Yatra.