Popular as the birthplace of Bharat and Siddh Peeth of sage Kanva, Kanavashram is cradled on the banks of river Malini and is surrounded by dense forests and hills. Apart from this, this 5500 years old ashram also holds a significance for being the gateway to Puri. If you wish to reside in the premises of this ashram and practice meditation, you can avail the accommodation facilities provided at this place. The impeccable views of Sahastradhara Falls from here further adds to its charm.Distance: 53.8km, Lansdowne Timings: Open for 24 hours.
This famous temple in Lansdowne is dedicated to Lord Shiva and sees a huge crowd of devotees throughout the year. The name of this temple is derived from Kalash Rishi. Kaleshwar Mahadev is an important pilgrimage centre which is maintained by the Indian Army. The prayers in this temple are conducted by a Major. It is the most ancient temple in the town which is said to be around 500 years old. The holy temple is also known to be the meditation site for many sages.Distance: 1.0km, Lansdowne, UttarakhandTiming: 7:00 AM-11:00 AM and 3:00 PM-6:00 PMEntry fee: No entry charges.
Situated in Dhura, around 2 Km away from Gandhi Chowk, this site is popular as it has many mythological tales linked to it. It is said that during the period of exile, Pandavas took a halt at this place and cooked food. It is also a popular tale that Bhim placed a rock above another in a way that it can never topple. Now tourists can move this rock by merely one finger but it can never fall down. If you have always been keen about Indian mythology, Bhim Pakora is one of the major places to visit in Lansdowne.Distance: 41.km LansdowneTimings: Any time of the dayEntry Fee: No entry charges.