Tapkeshwar Temple (Dehra Dun)
: Dehradun (Uttranchal )
Main Attraction : Shivratri Mela
Tapkeshwar Shiv temple is an ancient place of worship. The name itself suggests the theme of the temple which has a Shiv Ling continuously served by water droplets dripping from the stone caves. This is the venue for the Shivratri mela each year.
On your temple tour to Dheradun, visit Tapkeshvar tempe,just 5.5km away from Dehra Dun. It is a popular Hindu pilgrim centre and the venue of an annual fair held on Shivratri, which celebrates Lord Shiva's marriage with Parvati.
Cool sulphur springs around the temple make excellent bathing spots for pilgrims. Other interesting places to visit are Laxmana Sidh (12km), Tapovan (6km) which has an ashram, or hermitage, Robbers Cave (8km), and Dakpathar (45km), to name a few.