In the foot hills of Uttarakhand there are several railway stations. Tanakpur is the eastern most railway station of Uttarakhand touching the borders of Nepal. As the principal business centre of Pithoragarh district, Tanakpur has a busy life. All kinds of transport facility are available here and Tanakpur like any other rail head, can become an entry point to Uttarakhand’s religious and tourist spots.
Only 20 kms from Tanakpur is the famous temple of Purnagiri, a well known shakti pith in Kumaon. The temple is set on top of a hillock and faces the river Sharda. Devotees visit the temple through out the year, but in large numbers during the festive days.
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