Main sites for stone carvings of Uttarakhand can be found in its temple architecture. Temples in this region are decorated with big heavy and intricate stone carvings. Stone carvings of this region were patronized by rich and powerful kings of Katuyaris, Paun, Chanda and Pawars dynasties. Baleshwar, Kedarnath, Jageshwar, Bageshwar, Panch Kedar, and Almora showcase some extraordinary examples of this craft. The craft is still being practiced in the region.