Kyunkaleshwar Mahadev Temple

About Kyunkaleshwar Mahadev Temple

Kyunkaleshwar Mahadev Temple located in Pauri Garhwal is an ancient 8th-century temple dedicated to Lord Shiva. It is nestled in the lap of Alaknanda Valley and offers soul-rejuvenating views of the snow-clad Himalayan ranges.

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Kyunkaleshwar Mahadev Temple in Pauri

The Kyunkaleshwar temple's architecture is somewhat similar to that of Kedarnath's. The temple enshrines the idols of Lord Shiva, Goddess Parvati, Ganpati, Kartikeya, Lord Rama, Goddess Sita and Lakshman. The devotees have to cross the thick woodlands and the stairway will lead you to the temple. It is believed that Adi Shankaracharya who was the founder of Advaita Vedanta built the temple. Maha Shivratri is celebrated with gaiety at this temple.

Location & How to Reach Kyunkaleshwar Mahadev Temple

Kyunkaleshwar Mahadev is a revered temple located in the Pauri district of Uttarakhand and is situated amidst the dense green forests.  It is situated 2 kms from the Pauri bus stand. Visitors have to partake in an easy trek amidst the forest in order to reach the temple. Nearest railway station is located 115 kms way in Rishikesh while Jolly Grant airport in Dehradun is the nearest airport, some 130 kms away.

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What is Kyunkaleshwar Mahadev Temple famous for?

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

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