Tapkeshwar Temple in Dehradun tapkeshwar temple is also known as tapkeshwar Mahadev Mandir. it is famous for the Holly temple of Lord Shiva. and it is the nearest seasonal river in Dehradun.The original ‘Shivalinga’ is located inside a natural cave.The beautiful temple of Lord Shiva established between the two hills.The water that drops down vanishes underground and can be seen only a few yards away in the form of a stream. In Tapkeshwar Mahadev temple, cool sulfur-water springs where devoted Pilgrims take Bath before entering the Temple.
There is also a river flowing down the temple which is very famous among the locals and a famous picnic spot during the summers, however, you have to be very careful during the rainy season as river flow becomes very fast and may result in miss happening if not Careful. this temple is located 6.5 kilometers from Dehradun Uttarakhand. on temple there is Shivling and water drop continuously on the Shivling so that’s it was named as Tapkeshwar Mahadev.
Tapkeshwar Mahadev in thousand of pilgrims visited tapkeshwar temple round the years to pay homage in Drona cave where they can see water drops dripping at Shivling. on the Shivaratri festival there is a lot of people waiting for darshan of Lord Shiva. bhang ka prasad and bhang ke Pakode is famous for prasad of Lord Shiva.These temples are located by the forest side and a narrow stream of river flows adjacent to them.
In ancient times tapkeshwar Mahadev temple its importance due to natural Shivling in a cave nearby.it was believed that the cave to be once presented by the guru of Pandavas and Kauravas. this is named Drona cave after his name.
It is located in tapkeshwar colony Garhi Cantt near Dehradun.
If you have come from Jolly Grant airport Dehradun distance around 30 kilometers and if you have come from Dehradun ISBT it’s around 9 kilometers. from railway station Dehradun Uttarakhand 7.5 kilometer. you can easily get a taxi at the airport and city bus or much more transport which will take you straight to the temple