Neelkanth Mahadev Temple, Rishikesh

Currently Open [Closes at 09:00 pm]
  • Address: Uttarakhand, India, Rishikesh
  • Timings: 06:00 am - 09:00 pm Details
  • Time Required: 01:00 Hrs
  • Tags: Religious Site, Temple, Historical Site, Family And Kids
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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 reach 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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Things to Know Before Visiting Neelkanth Mahadev Temple

  • 95% of people who visit Rishikesh include Neelkanth Mahadev Temple in their plan

  • 19.88% of people start their Neelkanth Mahadev Temple visit around 09 AM - 10 AM

  • People usually take around 1 Hr to see Neelkanth Mahadev Temple

Thursday, Friday and Sunday

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

People normally club together The Triveni Ghat and Jumpin Heights while planning their visit to Neelkanth Mahadev Temple.

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

Neelkanth Mahadev Temple, Rishikesh Reviews

  • Its a very serene and calming place. You have to spend hours waiting to reach here no matter which way you go. I had a very nice and calming experience here. I went with my family and known ones. The ride to temple was smooth and after reaching the first thing i noticed is the crowd was overwhelming and enthusiastic. I would suggest everyone to visit this place once.

  • If someone ask me, where is the heaven? I can easily tell it is Uttarakhand. Heaven on earth and yeah this temple is the best example of it. If u go through walking u will feel the awesomeness of this place. U will feel energy. You will feel energy of lord Shiva. If you will go there then I can promise to you, you will be keep going there. I recommend you please go through walking...

  • Connect to spirituality. Awesome view. At the top of mountain. The road is exciting and thrilling. Must visit if in Rishikesh.

  • Loved the wind and the people up there. However to he really honest I've seen better a view on a less high mountain.

  • Very old temple of lord siva. Jeep service are available from laxhman jhula Rishikesh . It's better to use your own vehicle and make your or 3 to 4 days in relax mood lots of things and beauti is there hidden.

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