Tapkeshwar Mandir should be listed first when you list down The Best Tourist Place to visit in Dehradun. Though Dehradun is capital of Uttrakhand yet the city is still hustle free unlike other capital cities of India. If you are in Dehradun then you are at the door to many beautiful hill station and lush green tracks. I’ll discuss these beautiful tracks near Dehradun in some other article. Here we are going to explore the scenic and majestic Tapkeshwar Temple of Dehradun.
About Tapkeshwar Mandir Dehradun
Tapkeshwar Mahadev Temple, is one of the most famous temples dedicated to Lord Shiva in Dehradun, Uttrakhand. The temple is situated on the Garhi Cantt Road, Dehradun. Tapkeshwar Mahadev temple is located at a distance of 6 km from the main city. Tall statue of Lord Hanuman can be seen as if guarding the very own temple.
Significance of Tapkeshwar Temple, Dehradun
The main shivalinga at the temple is inside a natural cave and the temple owes its importance due to the natural Shiva Linga. Also believed that this was once used as a residence by Guru Dronacharya. Drona Cave, surrounded by beautiful hills, is usually covered with picnickers.
Main Attraction at Tapkeshwar Mahadev Temple of Dehradun
Ambiance,natural beauty and spirituality meets at Tapkeshwar Mahadev Mandir. Don’t Forget to visit the Drona Cave and Maa Vaishno Devi Cave. Sitting next to the river with legs inside the water and the calmness in the wind blowing through out the temple will make you feel a sense Moksha.
How to reach Tapkeshwar Mahadev Temple of Dehradun
As the place is only 6km from the city you can plan a visit any day any time. You can reach tapkeshwar mandir by Bus or your own vehicle. Taxis are available from Dehradun railway station to Tapkeshwar Mahadev Mandir. As the place is scenic do carry your camera as you are going you capture memories for lifetime.
Facilities at Tapkeshwar Mahadev Mandir Premises
As there are lots of stairs to reach the temple Lift has been installed from parking area to reach the temple making it much easy for elderly people. The temple also has a big parking area nearby.
The temple is surrounded by many Pooja Saamgri Stores and food joints too.
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