Tapkeshwar Temple is perhaps one of the most famous temples in Dehradun, Uttarakhand. Also known as Tapkeshwar Mahadev Temple, it’s one of the oldest shivling and is located at 6.5 Km from the Dehradun city. The water drops continuously fall on the shivling that’s why it was named as ‘Tapkeshwar’. This temple is situated between two beautiful hills making this place a beautiful attraction for tourists.
Tapkeshwar Temple is one of the most popular destinations in Dehradun, capital of Uttrakhand and famous for its hill station, natural beauty, temples, parks, rivers and Amazing places. Tourists and devotees alike visit the temple in great numbers out of spirituality and also to see the spectacle of the water drops fall on the shivling. This sight lends the place much of its significance.
Mahashivratri festival is celebrated with great fanfare and fervor in the Tapkeshwer temple. It’s celebrated in the month of February and March and during that time, the temple becomes a center of attraction in Dehradun City. Large numbers of people have participated in this festival over the years and they continue to do so. The hills that surround temple are extremely beautiful and it attracts nature lovers and traveler for adventure and sports.