Uttaranchal a complete web directory of the state and it's districts, a virtual journey to the 27th state of india which is also called a land of Gods and Goddess.
Uttaranchal is a state of natural beauty and some of the untouched and un spoilt natural places such nainital, valley of flowers, dehradun, himalaya, kausani etc.
Also famous for it's lakes, mountains, forests, national parks, santuries and is also a favorite destination of wildlife lovers.
Find all the informaiton about, districts, directory, nainital, dehradun, almora, pithoragarh, bageshwar, tehri, udham singh nagar, chamoli, uttarkashi. Also know more about the temples such as badrinath, kedarnath, hemkund sahib, kailash maan sarovar, naina devi temple etc.
If you are a student you can find information about various schools, college and universities of kumaon and garhawal, the culture, festivals of kumaon, garhwal.The design of kumaoni and garhwali orniments are basically based on the theme which was thousand years old.The ornaments are generally made of Gold, Silver and sometimes by the Copper.
Generally done on the wooden doors and windows of the houses, the wood carving is an amazing craft work in uttaranchal. Most of the houses in the village are found in many design and the designing if based on the Different God , Goddess, nature and local things.
Flourished by the kings the temple architecture is an amazing work of cearftmenship in the uttaranchal region.Most of the temples are built by the heavy and big stones and they are placed in a very architural manner one abve the other with outh any supports .All the stones of the temples were erected with highly intricate and ornamental carvings .A few example of the temple architecture cannbe seen at KEDARNATH,JAGESHWAR,BAGESHWAR,PANCH KEDATR etc.
Wall paintings and floor painting is generally known as APPEN in KUMAON and GARHWAL and it's been been one of the oldest traditions of UTTARANCHAL . The floore and all painting is generally made during the occasions sucha s DIPAWALI,HOLI,MAKAR SANKRANTI, MERRAGES etc. when walls and doors of the house are decorated.
Uttaranchal is a region of outstanding natural beauty. Most of the northern parts of the state are part of Greater Himalya ranges, covered by the high Himalayan peaks and glaciers, while the lower foothills were densely forested till denuded by the British log merchants and forest contractors after independence. Recent efforts in forestation, however, have been successful in restoring the situation to some extent. The unique Himalayan ecosystem plays host to a large number of animals (including bharal, snow leopards, leopards and tigers), plants and rare herbs.