Tapkeshwari Temple


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Distance (From Bhuj Railway Station): 12 Kms

Trip Duration (Including Travel): 1-2 Hours

Place Location: In The Outskirts Of Bhuj City

Transportation Options: Cab / Auto

Travel Tips: None

At a distance of 12 km from Bhuj Railway Station, Tapkeshwari Temple is a Hindu temple located to the south of Bhuj city in Gujarat. It is one of the sacred temples in Bhuj and among the must visit Bhuj Tourist Places.

Dedicated to goddess Tapkeshwari, the temple is situated in a valley surrounded by the hills. The name of the temple comes from the Gujarati word 'tapakvu,' which means 'to drop.' According to history, this used to be the site of a year-round spring, causing water to 'drop' down the cliff walls. No spring is present today.

There are many caves on the hill. The rock cut by dripping water has formed a unique formation that will make marvel at the nature. Visitors need to climb a flight of steep steps to reach the caves from the temple. One can get a panoramic view of Bhuj city and its surroundings from the top of the hill.

Timings: 8 AM - 5 PM