Mukteshwar Temple

About Mukteshwar Temple

Mukteshwar Temple is an ancient Hindu temple dedicated to Lord Shiva. It is adorned at Mukteshwar in Nainital district of Uttarakhand. The Mukteshwar town owes its name from this 350 years old Shiva temple. This hill temple is perched at an elevation of 2,312 metres above sea level and offers an enchanting view of the surreal landscape.

In MukteshwarLocated on a Hilltop
1 kms / 9 mins
From Mukteshwar Market, Mukteshwar
1 hr

Mukteshwar Temple in Mukteshwar

Muteshwar Temple Architecture

The Mukteshwar temple boasts a simple architecture with stone stairs leading to the deity’s heavenly abode. This temple also houses the idols of Lord Brahma and Vishnu.

Religious Significance

A Shiva linga made out of white marble with a copper yoni is enshrined in Mukteshwar temple. The Mukteshwar temple is believed to be one among the 18 important Shiva temples. The Hindu devotees consider it as a vital place of worship.

Location of Mukteshwar Temple

Mukteshwar Temple is located in In Mukteshwar ( Located on a Hilltop).

Location & How to Reach Mukteshwar Temple

Mukteshwar Temple is an ancient Hindu temple located on a hilltop in Mukteshwar. It is situated only 1 km away from Mukteshwar market in Nainital district of Uttarakhand. Mukteshwar is well connected by motorable roads with major destinations of Kumaon and Garhwal. Buses to the nearest cities like Haldwani, Nainital and Almora are easily available from ISBT Anand Vihar Delhi, from where taxis and buses are available up to Mukteshwar. Kathgodam railway station at 64 km away is the nearest railhead from here. Taxis to Mukteshwar are easily available from this railway station. Pantnagar airport at 98 km away is the closest air connectivity from here. Taxis to Mukteshwar are available from this airport.

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What is Mukteshwar Temple famous for?

Mukteshwar Temple is popular place for following activities/ interests - Biking, Religious, Shiva Temples, Temples.

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