Kapileshwar Mahadev Temple

Kapileshwar Mahadev Temple is adorned in the luscious Soar Valley located near Takaura and Takari villages of Pithoragarh. The Kapileshwar Mahadev Temple is dedicated to Lord Shiva and is situated about 10 metres inside a dark cave.

PithoragarhSoar Valley
2.8 kms / 4 mins
From Uttrakhand Roadways Lower Bus Station, GIC Road, Pithoragarh
3 hr

According to a famous Hindu legend, a sage by the name of Kapil used to meditate in this cave. The Kapileshwar Mahadev Temple is located about 3 km from the main village and offers tempting views of the misty Himalayas.

Location of Kapileshwar Mahadev Temple

Kapileshwar Mahadev Temple is located in Pithoragarh ( Soar Valley).

Location & How to Reach Kapileshwar Mahadev Temple

The Kapileshwar Mahadev cave temple nestled in the Pithoragarh Soar Valley is situated about 3 km from the main village. It is only 2.8 km away from the Uttarakhand Roadways Lower Bus Station, GIC Road in Pithoragarh. The ancient city of Pithoragarh is well connected by swift motorable roads and buses to Pithoragarh run from ISBT Anand Vihar, Delhi. Tanakpur railway station at 148 km away from Pithoragarh is the nearest railhead to the city. Taxis and buses to Pithoragarh are easily available from Tanakpur. Pantnagar airport at 209 km in Udham Singh Nagar district is the closest air connectivity to Pithoragarh. Taxis to Pithoragarh are easily available from the airport.

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

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