Mukteshwar Temple, Nainital

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

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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Things to Know Before Visiting Mukteshwar Temple

  • 54.5% of people who visit Nainital include Mukteshwar Temple in their plan

  • 29.69% of people start their Mukteshwar Temple visit around 3 PM - 4 PM

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

Wednesday, Saturday and Sunday

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

People normally club together Snow View Point and Tiffin Top while planning their visit to Mukteshwar Temple.

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Mukteshwar Temple, Nainital Reviews

  • Great place to visit. Temple at peak of the hill just adjacent to deep valley . Amazing traditions to worship. Overall very nice experience. Must visit place

  • Superb experience in temple. Good views. Hills all around.

  • Very nat and clean complex.Mukteshwar temple is located at the highest point at Mukteshwar.Nice serene place,ideal for meditation and peace.

  • It's on the top of hill.

  • Mukteshwar Temple is an ancient Hindu shrine nestled in its namesake town in the district of Nainital. It is dedicated to Lord Shiva – the Supreme Hindu deity and is perched atop a hillock, 2312 metres above the sea level, this temple offers a commanding vista of the entire picturesque valley. It is also known as Mukteshwar Dham.

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