Gopehswar is the headquarter of Chamoli district, situated at an elevation of 1308 m above sea-level. It is a picturesque place with salubrious climate. An ancient temple of Lord Shiva is the main attraction of the town and thousands of pilgrims come here throughout the year to visit the temple. Owing to its natural beauty and fresh and serene atmosphere, Gopeshwar is becoming a major attraction for the tourists. Many well know tourist spots and religious centres are spread around this town. According to historians, the name Gopeshwar has associations with the name of Lord Krishna.Besides the ancient temple of Lord Shiva, Vaitarni Kund, a group of temples without idols and Oak view are other places of interest.
|Season:||Round the year.|
Winters: Heavy woollens.
|Language:||Garhwali, Hindi and English.|
|Police Station,||Tel.: 100 / 252305,|
|Govt. Hospital,||Tel.: 252408, 252375.|
|Air :||Nearest airport is Jolly Grant, Dehradun, 227 km.|
|Rail :||Nearest railhead is Rishikesh 210 km.|
|Road :||Gopeshwar is well connected by road to all the major cities and towns of Garhwal Kumaon hills|