Mukteshwar Temple

Currently Open [Closes at 07:30 pm]
  • Address: Mukteshwar | Near Chauli Ki Jali, Nainital,India
  • Timings: 06:30 am - 07:30 pm Details
  • Ticket Price: Free
  • Time Required: 01:30 Hrs
  • Tags: Art And Culture, Religious Site, Temple, Family And Kids

Mukteshwar Temple - Review

Mukteshwar temple also known as ‘MukteshwarDham’, is a 350 year old Shiva temple, situated at the highest point of Nainital (2,312 meters). The temple has a white marble Shivling surrounded by idols of Brahma, Vishnu and several other Hindu gods and goddesses. It is believed that couples come to pray here, seeking blessings for a child, with mud lamps in their hands. Located amidst exquisite natural beauty, the temple is delight to stroll around and indulge in the spiritual and cultural experience. Highlights and must sees include:

  • The White Marble Shivling.
  • Rituals and ceremonies performed by the ‘Maheshwar’ community.
  • A dense forest reserve with Deodar, Banj, Kharsu, Tilonj, Kafal, Pine and many other beautiful trees and fruit berries.

Mukteshwar Temple Information

  • Try to avoid visiting during monsoon season and winters.
  • Carry water bottles and some refreshments along.
  • Entry is free.

How To reach Mukteshwar Temple by Public Transport

  • Walk or hire a taxi.
  • Ask a local for the bus details.

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TripHobo Highlights for Mukteshwar Temple

  • Mukteshwar Temple Address: Mukteshwar | Near Chauli Ki Jali, Nainital,India
  • Mukteshwar Temple Timing: 06:30 am - 07:30 pm
  • Mukteshwar Temple Price: Free
  • Best time to visit Mukteshwar Temple(preferred time): 08:00 am - 03:00 pm
  • Time required to visit Mukteshwar Temple: 01:30 Hrs
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Things to Know Before Visiting Mukteshwar Temple

  • 73.08% of people who visit Nainital include Mukteshwar Temple in their plan

  • 42.31% of people start their Mukteshwar Temple visit around 4 PM - 5 PM

  • People usually take around 1 Hr 30 Minutes to see Mukteshwar Temple

Wednesday, Thursday and Sunday

95% of people prefer to travel by car while visiting Mukteshwar Temple

People normally club together Snow View Point and Bright End Corner while planning their visit to Mukteshwar Temple.

* The facts given above are based on traveler data on TripHobo and might vary from the actual figures

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Mukteshwar Temple, Nainital Reviews

  • “Sacred Temple with Nice scenic views”. This is a sacred temple in Mukteshwar, very near to the city. You gotta be very fit to reach the temple, as the journey to the temple is on foot through the stairs. It takes around 15 minutes to reach the top. Sit down, breathe and just feel the tranquillity and awesomeness of the place. Spend half an hour in the temple and meditate. It will give you a feeling of serenity.

  • Mukteshwar Temple One of the oldest temples in the region which is known for its religious as well as historical significance, Mukteshwar Temple is located on the outskirts of Nainital and is an age-old temple dedicated to Lord Shiva. Even though the exact history of its formation is still unknown, it said to have been established in the 16th century. As it is located at an elevation of about 7585 feet, it offers its visitors the mesmerising views of snow-capped mountains and lush green hills. If you are looking forward to tracing the religious history of Nainital, then Mukteshwar Temple is a must-visit destination for you.

  • Beautiful place. Very nice surrounding. Love to visit again.

  • Nearly 200 steep steps..but worth it! Remember to visit Chauli ki jali just next to the temple

  • The Lord Shiva Mandir in Pathankot shapur kandi vary beautiful temple

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