One of the busiest pilgrim sites in Dehradun, Tapkeshwar temple is a cave temple with Lord Shiva as its presiding deity. The temple also hosts the annual Tapkeshwar Mela. The special feature of this temple is the water dropping from the ceiling of the cave over the Shiva linga. The temple is also known as Tapekshwar Mahadev Temple and is one of the most famous temples of Dehradun dedicated to Lord Shiva. Its location between two hills makes the temple a wonderful attraction with pilgrims visiting it all year round. The sulfur water springs here are also popular with devotees. Shivratri is celebrated at the Tapkeshwar temple with great fervor and is attended by hundreds of pilgrims.
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BEST TIME TO VISIT DEHRADUN
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