Neelkanth Mahadev Temple, RishikeshCurrently 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
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
09 AM - 10 AM
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
95% of people prefer to travel by car while visiting Neelkanth Mahadev Temple
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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