Temples in Dehradun

Dehradun which we lovingly call as our very own “Doon Valley” has been associated with many Hindu legends, including Ramayana and Mahabharata. Therefore, many devotees from all around the world visit Dehradun to offer prayers at the sacred Hindu sites and historical temples built in Doon.

Several ancient temples and stone idols have been found in the hush surrounding of Dehradun. Even the dense woods of Tapovan in Dehradun were once the abode of Guru Dronachaya, who indulged in a prolong penance here.

If you are a spiritual monk, a history buff or are fascinated by old temple architecture. Then you must check out some of the famous temples in Dehradun such as– Tapkeshwar Mahadev, Rudreshwar Shiv Mandir, Doodha Dhari Mata Mandir, Santala Devi Temple, Daat Kali Mandir and many more.

To complete your temple circle in Doon, quickly check out the list of some of the most popular temples and math (मठ) in Dehradun. Here’s the detailed info of temples in Dehradun along with their location and how to reach:

1. 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 >>

2. 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 >>

3. 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 >>

4. 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 >>

5. 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 >>

6. 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 >>

7. 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 >>

8. 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 >>

9. 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 >>

10. 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 >>

11. 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 >>

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