Arjuneshwar Temple

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About Arjuneshwar Temple

The Arjuneshwar temple is a famous Lord Shiva temple in Pithoragarh town. It is believed that the temple is built by Arjun- one of the Pandavas and a supreme archer. This religious site is perched at 6000 feet above the sea level. There are many center off attractions at this destination like Laxminarayan temple and Shivalaya in the town and Shiva, Hanuman, Chatkeshwar, Gurna Devi and Igyara devi around the town. 

One can also visit the temples dedicated to local gods. Some of them are Gangnath, Bhumia, Airi, Chamu, Badan, Haru, Balchan, Churmal, Gabila and Chipla temple. Some of these are restricted to specific families, cast and areas.

Near PithoragarhArjuneshwar Temple is situated on a top hill which is located at a distance of 10 km from Pithoragarh city.
10 kms / 24 mins
From Uttrakhand Roadways Lower Bus Station, GIC Road, Pithoragarh
30 mins

Arjuneshwar Temple in Pithoragarh

Best Time To Visit ArjuneshwarTemple

The temple can be visited any time but best months are April to July as winters and monsoons are not much favourable season to visit Pithoragarh.

Arjuneshwar Temple Location

The Arjuneshwar temple is located 10 kms west to Pithoragarh town. You can cover this distance by the trekking also. During your trek to Arjuneshwar temple, you can enjoy the scenic beauty of hills and forests.

Location & How to Reach Arjuneshwar Temple

By Bus: Direct buses are available to Pithoragarh from Dehradun, Delhi, Haldwani, Haridwar and many other parts of Northern India. So you can board a bus for Pithoragarh from these places.

By Train: If you are planning your journey by train, then you should board a train for Tanakpur as it is the nearest rail head. Pithoragarh is 138 kms from Tanakpur railway station, so you can either board a bus for Pithoragarh or book a taxi to cover this distance.

By Air: Nearest airport is Pantnagar airport (241 kms). You can hire a cab to cover this distance as it is easily available.

Read How to Reach guide for Pithoragarh.

What is Arjuneshwar Temple famous for?

Arjuneshwar Temple is popular place for following activities/ interests - Shiva Temples.

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