Badrinath is one of the sacred place in chardham yatra which is situated in uttrakhand . This holy town Badrinath have a temple called Badritah/Badri Vishal orBadrinarayan temple which belongs to lord Vishnu, who reffered to be one the powerfull god in hindu mythlogy.Every year a large number of Vaishnavites come to Badrinath to get the blessing of lord vishnu in a form of Badrinarayan.Badrinath town acccoding to hindu mythlogy consitute of five temples : Adi Badri, Yog Dhyan Badri, Bhavishya Badri, Virddha Badri along with Badrinath Temple.
Badrinath Temple on the right bank of alananda considerd to be about 3,100 metres (10,170 feet) above the sea level.This lord Badrinarayan(vishnu) temple lies between a mountain rage called Nar and Narayana.Although according to the legends it is believed that the lord Badrinarayan idol first discovered by Adi Shankaracharya in the Alakananda River in 8th century and installed it in one of the cave near hot water spring of Tapt Kund. The Present temple was considered to be built by King of Garhwal in 16th century. In early days devotees considered to be used to walk bare foot of hundreds of miles to visit Badrinath temple.
This is one of the 108 Divya Desams of Lord Vishnu and the current temple architecture resembles a Buddhist vihara (temple).The temple open for a period of six month and closed for six month due to extreme weather of himalayas, devotees from around the world come here during these months to experience the eternal bliss along with spirituality.