Kedar Khand" is the area's historical name. In Uttarakhand, 223 kilometres from Rishikesh, at a height of 3,583 meters (11,755 feet), Kedarnath is close to the Mandakini River's source. "The Lord of the Field" is the meaning of the name "Kedarnath." The Sanskrit words kedara ("field") and natha are the sources of this word ("lord"). According to the scripture Kashi Kedara Mahatmya, this is where "the crop of emancipation" blooms, thus the name.
Kedarnath temple- One of the holiest pilgrimage sites in Northern India is the Kedarnath Temple, which is 3584 metres above sea level and nestled on the borders of the Mandakini River. One of the 12 Jyotirlingas of Lord Shiva in India, Kedarnath Temple is located in Uttarakhand and is a component of the Char Dhams and Panch Kedar.
Bhairav Nath temple- The Bhairon Baba Mandir, commonly known as the eastern hill of the Himalayan Himalayas of Uttarakhand, is located south of the Kedarnath temple. The temple is devoted to Lord Shiva's furious avatar, Bhairav, known for wreaking havoc and causing damage.
Gaurikund temple - devoted to Gauri, an alternative name for the goddess Parvati. This is where Goddess Parvati, Lord Shiva's wife, is said to have performed penance through ascetic and yogic practices in order to win Shiva's heart, according to myths and legends.
Adiguru Shankaracharya Samadhi Sthal:- The Samadhi of Adi Guru Shankaracharya, also known as the Shankaracharya Samadhi, is close to the Kedarnath Temple. A well-known Hindu Sage named Sri Shankaracharya traveled extensively to share the Advaita Vedanta philosophy; credited with establishing four Mathas and remodeling the Kedarnath Temple in the eighth century.