Badrinath is a small, holy town in Uttarakhand. Known for one of the most revered temples of the Hindus, the Badrinath Temple, located in this town is included in the Char Dham Yatra. The temple is dedicated to Lord Vishnu. Badrinath Temple is the primary temple among the 7 Badris, known as Sapta Badri. The other six Badris are Adi Badri, Dhyan Badri, Ardha Badri, Vridha Badri, Bhavishya Badri and Yogadhayan Badri.
Other places of sightseeing in Badrinath include Tapt Kund, the natural thermal spring at the banks of river Alaknanda. The water of this river is said to have medicinal properties. The temperature of the water is mostly 55°C in contrast to the surrounding temperature from sub-zero levels to 10°C. Brahma Kapal is a temple devoted to Lord Brahma. Hindus pray here for the salvation of the departed souls of their loved ones. Neelkanth mountain is also popular among tourists as they get a good view of its snow-covered peak. Devprayag, Nandaprayag, Karnaprayag, Vishnuprayag and Rudraprayag form the Panch Prayag and are visited for their religious importance and scenic beauty. Mana village is the last village inhabited by people belonging to Indo-Mongolian tribe. There is also the Mata Murti Temple, which is dedicated to the mother of Lord Badrinath.