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Tapkeshwar Temple

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Tapkeshwar Temple in Dehradun

In the scenic setting on the banks of the Tons River, is an unusual and popular Shiva shrine inside a small, dripping cave known as Drona Cave. The temple is dedicated to Lord Shiva, and is thronged by his ardent devotees throughout the year. One can see water trickling on the Shivlinga, owing to which the temple has been christened Tapkeshwar.
The Tapkeshwar Mahadev temple is an age-old temple and has a rustic charm to it. The river adds to the beauty of the temple. This pretty cave temple located in the cantonment area of Garhi in the heart of the city is a very sacred and revered temple, which attracts thousands of tourists and devotees. The unique structural design of the temple is very appealing to the eyes. An interesting story revolves around the existence of this temple.

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Location:
Dehradun
Uttarakhand, India
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Ticket / Cost / Expenses:
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Time people usually spend here:
1 hours
Latitude / Longitude:
30.3565456°N, 78.0169630°E
Distance from Dehradun city center to Tapkeshwar Temple
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Overall Rating:4.5

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  '5' out of 5
"Very good place... Har har mahadev..."
  '5' out of 5
"The place is good enough. Rudraksh shivling, Vaishno devi gufa, Bhawani Shankar gufa and And so many other places.. But I guess after 1st rain, this place is going to become top tourist destination as well. East to reach. Few stalls for eatables. Triyodashi is the best day to visit if u r willing to see Sringar aarti. "
  '4' out of 5
"verry bigest tempel god Siva "
  '3' out of 5
"a calm place of worship surronded by flowing river and greenery."
  '5' out of 5
"Temple is maintained in its natural form,the caves are still there in original state . Two caves joined by a steel bridge and a clear stream of water flowing under it enhances the beauty of this place . Must visit for a spiritual retreat."

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