Rishikesh is an important pilgrim destination of north India and is also popular as the “world capital of yoga”. This sacred town has achieve boundless significance and occupies a permanent position in the journey of a globe trotter who is on his north India tour.
Temples are widespread in each and every place of the Rishikesh. The temples of Rishikesh are deeply revered. Rishikesh has many small and big temples.Most of the Rishikesh temples are devoted either to Shiva or Vishnu.
It is the point from where the journey to the char dhams initiate.All these tourist attractions in Rishikesh are highly approved during a tour to this holy place. The search for the divine ends at this place as it is dotted with numerous divine centers that give beneficial tips for a healthy living and purification of mind and soul.
There are many Temples in Rishikesh and the most popular temples in which the visitors visit in rishikesh are Kunjapuri Temple, Nilkanth Mahadev Temple, Parmarth Niketan Temple, Tera Manzil Temple, Triveni Ghat Rishikesh and many more
List of Temples in Rishikesh is given below
Kunjapuri Temple : The Kunjapuri Temple Is Placed at an altitude Of 1645 Mts Above The Sea Level.Kunjapuri is a Well-Known Hindu Temple devoted To Goddess Kunjadevi.Kunjapuri Temple is truly devoted to goddess durga which is the parvati next roop. It is Well-Connected Through Motorable Road From Major Cities Across The Uttarakhand. Kunjapuri is not entirely known for ancient stories associated with God And Goddess, But also great View Of Garhwal Himalayan hill.
Nilkanth Mahadev Temple :Neelkanth Mahadev Temple is a Hindu temple devoted to Nilkanth (Lord Shiva). The temple is placed at a altitude of 1330 meters and is placed about 32 km from Rishikesh in the Pauri Garhwal district of Uttarakhand, India.The temple is very popular as it is believed by the Hindu fantasy that it is the place where lord Shiva drank the ‘wish’ when the sea was being boil out for ‘amrit’ by the gods and the demons, and after drinking the throat of Lord Shiva turn into blue and that’s why this place is named by Nilkanth mahadeo temple.The temple is one of the most revered holy shrines devoted to Lord Shiva and is a outstanding Hindu pilgrimage site.
Tera Manzil Temple Rishikesh :Tera Manzil Temple is very famous among the travellers as it is enshrined with idols of various Hindu gods and goddesses. The temple provides the visitors with a charming view of the sun set and the surrounding area from the top most floor of Tera Manzil Temple.Tera Manzil Temple is devoted to idols of Hindu God and Goddess.Tera Manzil Temple is very famous among the travellers as it is enshrined with idols of different Hindu gods and goddesses.
Bharat Mandir Rishikesh : Bharat Mandir Temple is placed in the heart of the city of Rishikesh. It is almost half kilometer away from the Triveni Ghat, the famous river bank in the town. it is also regarded as one of the most ancient holy place in India. The statue of God Narayana, enshrined in Bharat Mandir Temple, is of black stone, carved out from a single piece of Saligram. The image has a apparently Himalayan appearance. Though the temple’s main divinity is Lord Vishnu, it holds a number of other explanation as well, generally related to Lord Shiva, the Destroyer.
Triveni Ghat Rishikesh : Triveni Ghat is placed at the junction of three holy rivers- Ganga, Yamuna and Saraswati, Triveni Ghat remains jam-packed with devotee to take act baths to get cleansed from their sins. It is consistent religious for being the junction of three mountain streams. Pilgrims from all over the worlds come here to take a dip into the holy waters.