Neelkanth Mahadev Temple

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About Neelkanth Mahadev Temple, Rishikesh

Situated at a height of 1330 meters and at a distance of around 30 kilometres from Rishikesh, the Neelkanth Mahadev Temple is one the most sacred place of worship and a pilgrimage site for Hindus. As per mythology, this is the place where Lord Shiva consumed the poison that was churned from the sea during a standoff between gods and demons.

Neelkanth Mahadev Temple Information

  • Travel involves a road full of sharp turns and curves.
  • Not Wheelchair friendly.

How To Get To Neelkanth Mahadev Temple by Public Transport

  • One can hire a taxi or cab from Rishikesh.
  • Many devotees and trekkers prefer walking 22 kilometres from Ram Jhula to the temple.

Restaurants Near Neelkanth Mahadev Temple

  • Do eat the delicious Prasad that the temple has to offer.
  • Carrying snacks with you is advised.

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Address: Uttarakhand, India

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Time Required: 01:00 Hrs

Timings: 06:00 am - 09:00 pm Details

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Share your experience - Rate Neelkanth Mahadev Temple, Rishikesh

  • Religious place ... has nice craved huge door. The main temple has ling n nandi

  • A wonderful place to visit and you get to know various mythological fact. This place has a very nice view.

  • Awesome place dil kush hoa har har mahadev

  • It's a shiva Temple . Nearly one hour drive from Rishikesh Laxman jhula taxi stand. You may take a shower in spring near the temple .

  • Good place to visit. Nice view of nature. But less hotels are available to stay.

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