Bhimeshwar Mahadev Temple

About Bhimeshwar Mahadev Temple

Named after the powerful Mahabharata character Bhim, Bhimeshwar Mahadev Temple is situated at Bhimtal. According to the Skandpurana, once upon a time Bheem travelled to Himalayas all by himself.

BhimtalBhimeshwar Mahadev temple is situated on the shore of famous Bhimtal lake. It an ancient temple with an astonising structre.
1.2 kms / 4 mins
From KMVN Tourist Rest House, Bhimtal
30 mins

Bhimeshwar Mahadev Temple in Bhimtal

After visiting the nearby temples, Bheem started climbing the mountain. Suddenly a divine voice from the sky tells him that if he wishes his name to be remembered for generations, he should erect a Shiva temple out of devotion. A true Shiva devotee, Bheem erects a Shiva temple on the mountain and uses his mace to make a hole in the mountain from where the Ganges pours into the lake, which is why it is known as Bhimtal.

Location of Bhimeshwar Mahadev Temple

Bhimeshwar Mahadev Temple is located in Bhimtal ( Bhimeshwar Mahadev temple is situated on the shore of famous Bhimtal lake. It an ancient temple with an astonising structre. ).

Location & How to Reach Bhimeshwar Mahadev Temple

Bhimeshwar Mahadev temple is located in Bhimtal which is at a distance of 22 kms from Nainital. From Kathgodam, buses and taxis can be availed to reach the temple. Nearest railway station is Kathgodam Railway Station and the nearest airport is Pantnagar Airport situated in Pantnagar, 35 kms from Kathgodam.

Read How to Reach guide for Bhimtal.

What is Bhimeshwar Mahadev Temple famous for?

Bhimeshwar Mahadev Temple is popular place for following activities/ interests - Historical, Religious, Shiva Temples, Temples.

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