Yamunotri in the state of Uttarakhand is naturally bestowed with abundant beauty and charm. Temple is situated in the western region of Garhwal Himalayas at an altitude of 3,291 metres. Maharani Gularia of Jaipur built the temple in the 19th century. The current temple is of recent origin as earlier constructions have been destroyed by weather and the elements. There seems to be a confusion as to who built the temple of Yamunotri. However according to sources, the temple was originally constructed by Maharaja Pratap Shah of Tehri Garhwal.