One of the most famous temples that is thronged by many tourists around the world is the Tapkeshwar temple situated in the Garhi Cantonment area around 6.5 kms from the Dehradun city. It is a heavenly place along a seasonal rivulet in the dense forest valley where a large number of devotees throng mainly during the Shivratri. The Tapkeswar Mahadev is the auspicious place where the guru Drona of Pandavas and Kauravas, meditated to gain further knowledge. The water or moisture collects from the hills and trees and flows down as droplets onto the shivling, hence the name. Thousands and thousands of people flock to this place to see the special marriage ceremony of Shiva and Parvati.
Tapkeshwar Mahadev Temple
The main entrance of the Tapkeswar Shiv Mandir have shops all around from where you can take parshaad. The stairs take you down to the main mandir entrance gate.
The huge Dwaar with beautiful designs would take your breath away and surely creates a holy environment all around for all the worshippers who have come here.
When one enters the mandir in the inside, you could see the amazing deep caves which gives it an unusual holy experience.
Rudraksha Shivling Tapkeshwar
This is an amazing Rudraksha Shivling all covered with pure and holy Rudraksha. A number of tourists flock the place only to see this holy shivling from long distances and take the blessings.