Located at a distance of less than 6 km from the main city area, this temple is dedicated to Lord Shiva. In detail, this temple is called Tapkeshwar Mahadev Temple. This place derives its name because water droplets continuously drop on the Shiv Linga. The Environment at the temple is peaceful and many Sadhus can be seen meditating. There is another Shiv Linga nearby covered with Rudraksha. Temple Premises is divided into two parts by River, connected by an iron bridge. Wishes to explore more follow below:
One of the oldest and famous temples in Uttrakhand state, Many believes are related to this temple. One of the best discussed believe is regarding the period of Mahabharata. It is believed that Guru Dronacharya (Teacher of Pandavas and Kauravas) worshipped Lord Shiva during the Mahabharata period at this temple.
There are very few places where natural Shiv Linga is found. This temple is one of them. Constant water dripping on the Shiv Linga is another attraction. A peaceful environment in between the busy city of Dehradun attracts tourists here.
Many famous and many cheap restaurants are nearby this place to have food. Some of them are as follows:-
As this place is located in the city, lots of hotels facility are available. Some of them as follows:-
The temple is around 50-60 stairs down the road. Also, a visitor has to bend and walk a bit through the cave to see the actual Shiv Linga. Therefore, People who have back or spinal problems should avoid visiting. Wear clothes intelligently as this is a religious place. Put the Phone on silent mode or switch it off when in the main temple.
Yes, No reason to drop this awesome place to visit if you are going to Dehradun.
No, there is no need for any guide. Also, professional guides are not available at this tourist place.
Timings are subject to change. You will be automatically booked into a time slot as part of the check out process. Please visit the official website to confirm the time slot before your visit.
Important things which can be done nearby this place as follows:-