Temples and other Holy Places in Dehradun

Dehradun also spelled as “Dera Doon” is a valley that is snuggled in the foothills of the Himalayas. This peaceful place falls in the Garhwal division of Uttarakhand and has been a sacred abode to many great ascetics. Many historic sites of importance have been found here.

Since Dehradun was one of the easily accessible places from Uttarakhand and had a great climate and food surge. Therefore, the British Raj built the British Indian Government Offices and Buildings here. Hence, we can see culturally rich as well as inter-faith people residing peacefully in Doon.

From Hindu Temples to Sikh Gurudwaras, Churches built during British Raj, Buddhist Monasteries to Islamic buildings, and Mosques can be seen dotted around the city. Not just this there are some dargahs and ashrams of old saints that still exist to this date.

If you are a person who loves abiding his/her faith in different religions and enjoys learning about their philosophy and spiritual practices. Then Doon is the place for you, where you can see many old temples, famous Churches, Monasteries and Gurudwaras of Dehradun. So here’s a list of some of the famous temples and holy places in Dehradun.

1. BUDDHA TEMPLE

Buddha Temple or Buddha Garden or “Mindrolling Monastery” is one of the popular tourist attractions in Dehradun, Uttarakhand. << Read More >>

2. GURUDWARA NANAKSAR

Gurudwara Nanaksar is a famous pilgrim place in Dehradun. It dedicated to the Sikh community. This holy Sikh centre is located in the heart of Doon. << Read More >>

3. GURU RAM RAI GURUDWARA

Guru Ram Rai Gurudwara was built in the early 17th century. It is the oldest Gurudwara in Dehradun. Darbar Shri Guru Ram Rai Ji Maharaj is an important place << Read More >>

4. MORRISON MEMORIAL CHURCH

Morrison Memorial Church in Dehradun is a sacred place of worship for people having faith in Christianity. << Read More >>

5. SHIV MANDIR

Shiv Mandir, also popular as Prakasheshwar Temple, is one of the most visited holy sites in Dehradun. It sits in the lush green hills. Shiva temple near Kuthal Gate is strategically en-route Mussoorie. << Read More >>

6. DAAT KALI TEMPLE

Daat Kali Temple is a famous Hindu devout place in Dehradun. Many locals from Dehradun who purchase a new vehicle bring it here to seek the blessings of the deity.  << Read More >>

7. SAI DARBAR TEMPLE

Sai Darbar Temple locally known as Sai Baba Mandir is one of the famous pilgrim sites in Dehradun. Snuggled in the plush surroundings of Rajpur << Read More >>

8. LAXMAN SIDDH TEMPLE

Laxman Siddh Temple is a popular place of worship of the Hindus. It nestles in the comely vistas of Dehradun, far away from the hustle-bustle of Doon.  << Read More >>

9. CHANDRABANI TEMPLE

Chandrabani Temple is a Hindu place of faith in Dehradun. It is tucked away in the glorious Shivalik range. It is a spiritual place in Dehradun having religious and mythological value. << Read More >>

10. TAPOVAN TEMPLE

Tapovan Temple also known as “Rudreshwar Shiv Mandir” is nestled in the wilderness of Dehradun. Tapovan is a Sanskrit word which comes from two root words << Read More >>

11. NAG DEVTA TEMPLE

Nag Devta Temple snuggled in the luscious vistas of Tapovan in Dehradun is a holy shrine dedicated to Snake God, a mythical creature in Hinduism. << Read More >>

12. TAPKESHWAR

Tapkeshwar Temple, cradled in the luscious surroundings of Dehradun, is a divine place holding the faith of many Shiva devotees. Its unique name Tapkeshwar comes from the Hindi word Tapak << Read More >>

13. DOODHA DHARI KALI MANDIR

Doodha Dhari Kali Mandir is a famous Hindu temple located in the Tapovan area of Dehradun. It is one of the famous Kali temples in Dehradun << Read More >>

14. GAUDIYA MATH

Sree Chaitanya Gaudiya Math is a famous Krishna Matha located in Dehradun. It is also famous as “Math Mandir” or “Krishna Mandir” among the local populace. << Read More >>

15. SHANIDEV TEMPLE

Besieged by the thick foliage of wilderness, lies the famous Shani Dev Mandir of Dehradun. This sacred site is quite popular among the devotees of Shani Dev. << Read More >>

Best Places to Visit in Uttarakhand

Char Dham Yatra

Similar Places