Cultural in Almora

Nanda Devi Fair

During this five-day fair, thousands of devotees parade the image of the goddess around and watch dancing and other cultural shows. The ritual slaughtering of a male buffalo at the fair's culmination was...

Tibetan in Almora

Saraswati Sweet & Restaurant

This busy place with upstairs tables quickly dishes up veg and nonveg momos (Tibetan dumplings; half/full plate ₹20/40) and other Tibetan food, along with Chinese. The thukpa (Tibetan noodle soup; half/full bowl...

Factory in Almora

Himadri Hans Handloom

Himadri Hans employs some 700 women to weave, market and sell woollen shawls. Taxis charge ₹150 return to the factory, or you can walk the 3km – follow the continuation of Mall Rd to the northeast and ask for...

Hindu Temple in Almora

Nanda Devi Temple

The stone Nanda Devi Temple dates back to the Chand raja era, and is covered in folk-art carvings, some erotic. Every September the temple hosts the five-day Nanda Devi Fair.

Indian in Almora

Glory Restaurant

This long-running family eatery features popular South and North Indian veg and nonveg dishes, including biryanis and lemon chicken.