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The historical name of Uttar Kashi is_____________.
1. Saumyakashi
2. Shrikshetra
3. Gangotri
4. Barahat

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Correct Answer - Option 1 : Saumyakashi

The correct answer is Saumyakashi.

  • The historical name of Uttar Kashi is Saumyakashi.
  • Uttarkashi was a piece of Panwar rajas’ region. The originator of the Pal or Panwar administration was Kanak Pal, who came to Uttarakhand in the ninth century AD, perhaps from Maharashtra.
  • Uttarkashi, meaning Kashi of the north, is a town in Uttarakhand, India.
  • Uttarakashi is also known as Somya Kashi. Uttarkashi is a religious place for spiritual and adventurous tourism. Uttarkashi town is also called Shivnagri.

  • Sri Kashi Vishwanath temple is one of the oldest and most sacred temples in Uttarkashi, situated on the bank of the river Bhagirathi.
  • The temple offers a spectacular view of the river Bhagirathi along with the surrounding mountains.
  • Uttarkashi is also part of many Char Dham Yatra Itineraries, which helps pilgrims to visit this temple along with the famous Char Dhams

  •  Gangotri:
    • ​Gangotri is a town and a Nagar Panchayat (municipality) in Uttarkashi district in the state of Uttarakhand, India.
    • Gangotri is a Hindu pilgrim town on the banks of the river Bhagirathi and the origin of the River Ganges.

  •  Famous place in Uttarkashi are:
    • Kashi Vishwanath temple.
    • Har Ki Doon.
    • Gangotri Temple
    • Nachiketa Tal.
    • Yamunotri.

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