Mukteshwar Mahadev Temple, Uttarakhand

Mukteshwar Mahadev Temple is a sacred and mainly a Lord Shiva temple with other Hindu deities, located on a hilltop and about 5500 years old Mahadev Shiva Temple, it is a one of must visit Place in Nainital. Mukteshwar Mahadev Temple is established by Pandavas during the 12 years of forest life. The trek to the top is scenic and very beautiful. A long climb, deodar and pine trees make it just lovely walk. The Mukteshwar town gets its name from this ancient temple and the landscape view is very amazing.

Epic stated, Mukteshwar Mahadev Temple is one of the most important temple in the group of topmost 18 Lord Shiva temples around the world's.

Mukteshwar mahadev temple which is adjacent and 5 min walk from Chauli ki jali (another famous tourist spot and religious important place, situated behind the Mukteshwar temple). This is the best hill station for people who like peace, silence and solitude. The high altitude flying fox and rambling are the other nearby attraction in the temple.

A lot of people come here for the various adventure sports too. There is paragliding and trekking which is sure to give one some adrenaline rush. The cliff-hanger is also one of the breathtaking spots as one could see the sun rise or set in the horizon of the many villages.


The Mukteshwar Mahadev Temple open at 06:00 AM to 07:00 PM


Mukteshwar mahadev temple is about 50 kms from Nainital and about 72 kms from Haldwani City Center, nearest Railway station is Kathgodam, distance about 72 kms.

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Sophi Loren
2 year ago
Its being located on top of mountain and is a historic temple of lord SHIVA. You have to climb 90 steps to reach over there. Other options could be - take hiking route via Chauli Ki Jaali aong with expert guide. Once you will be there you can see the mesmerizing temple from Mountain View.

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