Top 21 Popular Lord Shiva Temples in Uttarakhand

Uttarakhand state is popularly known as Devbhumi and has numerous Gods and Goddesses temples. The most famous temples in Uttarakhand includes Chardham temples,Badrinath Temple,Panch Kedar,Panch Prayag and Dhari Devi, Find here the list of popular Shiva temples in Uttarakhand.

Kedarnath Temple, Rudraprayag


Kedarnath Temple is the most popular lord Shiva temples in Uttarakhand and one of this famous temple is the highest among the 12 Jyotirlingas of Lord Shiva in India. The temple is part of Chota Char Dham yatra, located on the Garhwal Himalayan range near Mandakini river.

Tungnath Temple, Rudraprayag


Tungnath Temple of Lord Shiva is the world’s highest Shiva temple,situated in high mountain of Garhwal Himalaya in Rudraprayag district. Tunganath ancient temple is one of the five Kedar temples called as Panch Kedar and the highest Panch Kedar, at an altitude of 12,073 ft.

Rudranath Temple, Garhwal


Rudranath Temple is situated inside the dense forest of Alpine in the Garhwal Himalayan mountains. The temple is a natural rock temple and the third temple of Panch Kedar and should be visited before Madhyamaheshwarand Kalpeshwar of Panch Kedar pilgrimage circuit.

Madhyamaheshwar Temple, Garhwal

Madhyamaheshwar Temple is situated at an elevation of 11,473.1 ft in the Mansoona village of Garhwal Himalayas. The temple is part of the legend of Panch Kedar and surrounded by picturesque green valley and snow peaks of Chaukhamba.

Kalpeshwar Temple, Garhwal

Kalpeshwar Mahadev Temple is the fifth temple of the Panch Kedars,located in picturesque valley in the Garhwal region. The temple is located at an elevation of 7,217.8 ft in the Urgam valley of the Himalayan mountain range.

Jageshwar Temple, Almora


Jageshwar town of Almora district is famous for Lord Shiva Temples,located at an altitude of 1870 m in Kumaun region. The Jageshwar is the place of Nagesh Jyotirlinga and other principal temples Jageshwar also includes Mahamritunjaya Mahadev,Jageshwar Mahadev,Jhanker Sam Mahadev and Dandeshwar Shiva temple.

Vishwanath Temple, Guptkashi

Vishwanath Temple dedicated to the god Shiva is situated in Garhwal Himalayas of Rudraprayag. The temple of Vishwanath is similar to the Kashi Vishwanath Temple and Guptkashi is also famous for Ardhanareshvara temple.

Bagnath Temple, Bageshwar

Bagnath Temple is an ancient temple dedicated to Lord Shiva, situated in the middle of the Bageshwar town. The town of Bageshwar is situated in the eastern Kumaon region of Uttarakhand.

Baijnath Temple, Baijnath

Baijnath Temple of Uttarakhand is an ancient temple, located on the banks of the Gomti River. The famous Baijnath Mandir is the most important places to visit in Baijnath town.

Baleshwar Temple, Champawat


Baleshwar Temple is one of the oldest temples in India and noted for historical symbol and stone carving. Champawat Baleshwar Temple is the most artistic temple of the district and the compound also has Ratneshwar and Champawati Durga temple.

Agasteshwar Mahadev Temple, Rudraprayag

Agasteshwar Mahadev Temple is a popular Shaivites destination, situated on the bank of river Mandakini. The temple is located inside the Santoshi Mata temple premises.

Moteshwar Mahadev Temple, Kashipur

Moteshwar Mahadev Temple is one of the old and ancient Lord Shiva temple and also known as Bheem Shankar Jyotirlingam. The temple is an abobe of Lord Shiva in Kashipur,located in Rudrapur of Uttrakhand.

Gopinath Temple, Chamoli


Gopinath Temple is a very famous temple of Lord Shiva,situated in Gopeshwar village of Chamoli District. The Gopinath Mandir of Lord Shiva is one of the most popular Shiva temples in Uttarakhand and must see temple in Chamoli.

Koteshwar Mahadev Temple, Rudraprayag

Koteshwar Mahadev Temple is located in the heart of Rudraprayag district and attracts large number of tourists every year. The temple is situated inside a cave, very close to Alaknanda river.

Binsar Mahadev Temple, Chamoli

Binsar Mahadev Temple is situated near Ranikhet area at an altitude of 2,480 meters. The temple is one of the must see sightseeing place in Binsar and famous for child blessing to childless ladies.

Daksheswara Mahadev Temple, Kankhal

Daksha Mahadev Temple is a most prominent place of pilgrimage for Shaivaite,located in the town of Kankhal. The temple is one of the most famous Shiva temple near by ancient city of Haridwar.

Tapkeshwar Mahadev Temple, Dehradun

Tapkeshwar Mahadev Temple is the most popular temple in Dehradun dedicated to Lord Shiva. The temple is situated around the forest side on the Garhi Cantt Road and the shivalingam is located inside a natural cave.

Neelkanth Mahadev Temple, Rishikesh


Neelkanth Mahadev Temple is surrounded by dense forests,located about 32 km from Rishikesh. The temple is a prominent Hindu pilgrimage site in Uttarakhand,dedicated to Lord Shiva.

Rudreshwar Mahadev Temple, Masi

Rudreshwar Mahadev Temple is situated near the bank of river Ram Ganga,10 km from Masi and Bhikyasen. The temple is one of the ancient temples in Uttarakhand,dedicated to lord Shiva.

Bilkeshwar Mahadev Temple, Haridwar

Bilkeshwar Mahadev Temple is one of the must visit Lord Shiva temple, situated very close to haridwar railway station. Bilkeshwar Temple is one of the best places to visit in Haridwar along with Har Ki Pauri ghat and Shiv Murti.

Tarkeshwar Mahadev Temple, Lansdowne


Tarkeshwar Mahadev Temple is an ancient temple located in a village of same name near by Lansdowne. The village is surrounded by thick forests of cedar and pine,There are seven temples of Lord Shiva in Uttrakhand known as group of seven temple.

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