Kanda is a village and tehsil in Bageshwar district. It is almost 24 km from Bageshwar town on Bageshwar - Munisyari (Pithoragarh) road. It is known for its rich history as Kanda was ruled by the Katyuri Kings from the 7th to the 13th century.Upon the disintegration of the Katyuris in 13th century, Kanda came under the rule of Mankoti kings of Gangoli. In the 16th century, the Chand king, Balo Kalyan Chand, invaded Mankot, the seat of Mankoti kings, and annexed Gangoli to his kingdom, the Kumaon Kingdom. Kanda is known for its rich scenic beauty, rural tourism, Kalishan temple, and town center typified by its cluster of markets, which are main attractions for the town's developing tourism industry.
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1. Kalika Mandir or Kalishan
Located at about 5 km downside of Kanda Taxi stand, place called Kanda padav has a huge and highly deemed temple of Kalika. A fair can be visited in Shivratri in there.
2. Kamedi Devi Temple
15 km ahead of Kanda is another highly esteemed temple of devotees namely Kamedi Devi.
3. Bhadrakali Temple
Almost 15 km downside of Kanda Padav , a very recommended caved temple which has a little fountain is found, namely, Bhadrakali near the village Saniudyar.
4. Center route of many destinations like Chaukori, Patal Bhuvneshwar, Haat Kalika, Munsiyari , Pithoragarh, Thal etc...
5. R.O.S.E. (Rural Opportunity for Social Elevation) is a small help group in Kanda established in collaboration with Jeevan Paying Guest Unit (JPGU), Sunargaon. Kanda is a hilly province comprising of 30 villages having population of over 20,000 people. More than 50% population in Kanda is living below poverty line. As most of people of Uttarakhand, in Kanda also the locals are dependent on agriculture, animals and nature for their sustenance.
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