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Spiritual energetic place. Visit off season

Nestled in a small village around 35km from Rishikesh, the beautiful Neelkanth Mahadev temple... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
New Delhi, India
Unexpected visit to Neelkanth Mahadev

My experience as solo woman traveler: (1) Near tera manzil temple, you will find a tea stall where... read more

Reviewed 9 October 2018
Jaipur, India
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Reviewed 6 April 2015

When we arrived at the temple it was raining. Cold but no traffic. try and reach the temple by 6AM, perfect time as you will get free quickly and that too without any chaos

15  Thank KetanPuri
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Reviewed 21 April 2015

The drawback is the travel time up to the temple as it is not close to the other main attractions. For strongly religious people, this may be a must visit as the story has ot that Lord Shiva was stopped by Parvathi from drinking poison...More

7  Thank Sandhya R
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Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

Temple didn't remained like temple.. there are building all around. Only thing good is the way to reach.. if you going by your own veichel.. you will enjoy the route.

Thank Ankit B
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Nestled in a small village around 35km from Rishikesh, the beautiful Neelkanth Mahadev temple attracts thousands of devotees from all over the world every year. The actual temple is small and one is rushed in and out after darshan but there is ample area around...More

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Reviewed 9 October 2018

My experience as solo woman traveler: (1) Near tera manzil temple, you will find a tea stall where cab run from Rishikesh to Neelkanth M. It is for minimum of 6 passengers upto 12. So everyone splits the money. (2) You can book for both...More

Thank mathurshradha19
Reviewed 5 October 2018

A Hindu temple dedicated to Nilkanth, an aspect of Shiva is located at confluence of the rivers Pankaja and Madhumati at a height of 1330 meters. Neelkanth Mahadev Temple is one of the most honored holy shrines dedicated to Lord Shiva. It is an outstanding...More

1  Thank HimalayaV3
Reviewed 3 October 2018

The road from Rishikesh to Neelkanth temple was good and scenic. Temple architecture was in south Indian style but small. There was a huge crowd, so try to visit in the early morning.

1  Thank aman_vivek
Reviewed 24 September 2018 via mobile

Blessed with the visit to Neelkanth Mahadev Temple. Best part was the to-fro drive from Rishikesh through thick jungle and heavenly fresh air. Took about 4 hours for the entire trip, by car.

1  Thank Srinath K
Reviewed 6 September 2018

If God is all pervading than whats the point in creating a slum, parking chaos and huge multi story buildings. I visited the place but decided to return immediately as there were no vibes. Frankly it appeared to me as a coconut selling hub. Nevertheless...More

3  Thank Mountain_Shepherds
Reviewed 6 September 2018 via mobile

So mythology goes like this this temple stands on a sacred location where lord shiva consumed the poison that originated from the sea during samudramanthan and saved this universe. After consuming this poison his throat became blue thus he is also known as Neelkanth. Now...More

Thank mealonmycompass
Reviewed 30 August 2018

I visited it in the month of sravan. Very sad to see lots of plastic bottles all around. Temple is half covered with bail patri and plastic bottles used to offer ganga jal. Devotees left all it there itself. Such devotee should not visit such...More

Thank Praveen D
Reviewed 27 August 2018

This is famous Lord Maha dev temple. You can visit through jeep to this place. You can get jeep from Ram Jhula.

1  Thank nkadagarwal
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Dr. Pawan J
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Response from gaurav4321 | Reviewed this property |
Yes you can travel with kid.
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Till 5 PM. Earlier the better.
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all vehicles need to be parked where ever parking places are available, whether your own or a taxi. you are a young person, hence no worries....just go and enjoy the scenic beauty and receive the blessings of Lord... More