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Gangotri the holy town where river Ganga resides (in pics)

New Delhi: Gangotri is a beautiful town and a Nagar Panchayat (municipality) in Uttarkashi district in the state of Uttarakhand. It is located on the Greater Himalayan Range, at a height of 3,100mIt is a
India TV News Desk January 19, 2014 6:46 IST
India TV News Desk
New Delhi: Gangotri is a beautiful town and a Nagar Panchayat (municipality) in Uttarkashi district in the state of Uttarakhand. It is located on the Greater Himalayan Range, at a height of 3,100m

It is a Hindu pilgrim town on the banks of the river Bhagirathi.

Gaumukh, the terminus or snout of the Gangotri Glacier, from where Bhagirathi River originates, is one of the primary sources of the Ganges River and  
is a 19 km trek from Gangotri.

Gangotri is one of the four sites in the Chota Char Dham pilgrimage circuit.