Koteshwar Mahadev Temple

Rudraprayagon the bank of Alaknanda river between Srinagar and Rudraprayag
4.3 kms / 9 mins
From Rudraprayag Bus Stand, Rudraprayag, Uttarakhand 246171
30 mins

Koteshwar Mahadev Temple is a sacred place and temple of Lord Shiva on the holy bank of Alaknanda river. Located near the Rudraprayag town, Koteshwar Mahadev Temple is located in a cavewith the Alaknanda flowing just few meters away. Legends believe that Lord Shiva  meditated here while on his way to Kedarnath. Pilgrims from far away places visit Koteshwar temple to take blessings of Lord Shiva.

Koteshwar Mahadev Temple Mythology

As per mythology, when devil Bhasmasur try to kill Lord Shiva from his power, Lord Shiva ran away from the devil and mediated at Koteshwar cave for lord vishnu's help. After that Lord Vishnu killed the devil Bhasmasur.

How To Reach Koteshwar Mahadev Temple

Koteshwar Mahadev Temple is located at 3 km from Rudraprayag . Rudraprayag is well conected and one can reach Koteshwar Mahadev Temple by hire taxi or take sharing jeep or bus from Rudraprayag. Nearest railway station to reach Koteshwar Mahadev Temple is at Dehradun (183 kms) or Rishikesh railway station (142 kms). Nearest airport for Koteshwar Mahadev Temple is Jolly Grant Airport, Dehradun (159 kms).

Location of Koteshwar Mahadev Temple

Koteshwar Mahadev Temple is located in Rudraprayag ( on the bank of Alaknanda river between Srinagar and Rudraprayag). You can view its location on Google Map below.

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