Tera Manzil Temple

“The 13-Storey Temple in Rishikesh”

Tera Manzil Temple or Trimbakeshwar temple (Trayambakeshwar Temple) is an important place of worship in Rishikesh. It is a celebrated place for its unique architecture This 13 storey temple, nestled on the banks of river Ganga. It serves as a major landmark to the city. Its proximity to Laxman Jhula makes it a popular tourist attraction.

Unlike other temples, the Trayambakeshwar temple is not dedicated to a single deity. Therefore, many inter-faith devotees and tourists from all across the world visit here for spiritual bliss. The temple is known to attract a large number of devotees during

  • Shravan Somvar
  • And Maha Shivratri.

History of Tera Manzil Temple or Trayambakeshwar Temple:

  • Tera Manzil temple is also known as Kailash Niketan Temple.
  • It is one of the most popular Hindu shrines in Rishikesh. Adi Shankaracharya established this ancient Hindu temple in the 9th century AD.

Architecture of Kailash Niketan Temple:

  • Terah Manzil temple boasts a huge symmetrical structure. It attracts many tourists from all over the country.
  • The temple’s most distinctive feature is its towering height and marvelous architecture.
  • The temple gets its unique name from the 13 floors that are housed inside the building.
  • Each showcasing different Hindu shrines, where the devotees can bow down and worship.

Things to do in and around the Temple:

  • Take a flight of stairs that will guide you to this multi-storey building. There are several shops housed inside the temple complex that sell:
    • Precious gemstones
    • Jewellery
    • Handicraft items
    • And artifacts.
  • Climb upstairs and stroll along the galleries to see beautiful effigies of several Hindu gods and goddesses. One can also read the Hindu scriptures available here.
  • Soak a panoramic view of the glistening Ganga river from the top floor of the building.
  • Also, don’t forget to catch the tempting sunset view from here which is beyond one’s imagination.

Some of the nearby attractions to visit from Trimbakeshwar Mandir are:

Entrance Fees: Free

Opening and Closing Time: From 6 am to 7 pm

Commonly Visited From: Lakshman Jhula (100m)

Trip Duration (From Lakshman Jhula, Including Travel): 1-2 Hours

Place: Rishikesh

How to Reach Tera Manzil Temple:

  • Tera Manzil temple nestled on the banks of river Ganga is a famous Hindu temple in Rishikesh.
  • One can easily reach here from Laxman Jhula on foot. Rishikesh railway station at 12 km away is the nearest railhead from the temple.
  • Jolly Grant airport 30 km is the closest air connectivity from here.

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