Aptaeshwar TempleCurrently Open
- Address: Ajmer District, Pushkar 305022, India
- Time Required: 01:00 Hrs
- Tags: Religious Site, Temple, Family And Kids
Also known as Pataleshwar caves; this is an underground shrine of Lord Shiva’s lingam. After descending down the steps, you reach the Shiv lingam that is encircled by snakes made of cooper. The shrine is supposed to have come into existence during 10th century AD. People also believe that the temple has been sinking deeper into the earth over the years. The original temple is believed to be destroyed by the Mughal Emperor Aurangzeb's while attempting to create an Islamic city.
Pushkar is probably the only city in India that houses temples of holy trinity within its landscape: Lord Brahma, Lord Vishnu and Lord Shiva.
Aptaeshwar Temple Hours
- Hindu temples are usually open for the visitors from dawn to dusk with 1 hour of closure at afternoon.
- The best time to visit this temple would be between 8 am - 4 pm.
How to Reach Aptaeshwar Temple
- Nearest Bus Stop: Jangali Maharaj Bus stop.
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33.26% of people who visit Pushkar include Aptaeshwar Temple in their plan
3 PM - 4 PM
48.57% of people start their Aptaeshwar Temple visit around 3 PM - 4 PM
People usually take around 1 Hr to see Aptaeshwar Temple
95% of people prefer to travel by car while visiting Aptaeshwar Temple