Tera Manzil Temple / Kailash Niketan Temple
#6 of 28 Places to Visit in Rishikesh
Distance (From Rishikesh Railway Station): 6 Kms
Trip Duration (Including Travel): 1-2 Hours
Place Location: Near Lakshman Jhula
Transportation Options: Walk/Trek
Travel Tips: None
At a distance of 6 km from Rishikesh Railway Station, Tera Manzil Temple is a major landmark and a multi-storey temple located on the banks of river Ganga near Lakshman Jhula in Rishikesh. This temple is also known as Kailash Niketan Temple and is one of the most significant places of worship in Rishikesh. It is believed that this ancient temple is established by Adi Shankaracharya in the 9th century AD.
The temple is famous for its huge and beautiful architecture. It is a 13 floor structure and each floor has many small temples dedicated to many Hindu gods and goddesses. Tera Manzil temple is not dedicated to any single deity unlike other temples. The top floor of the temple offers panoramic view of sunset over the mountains of Rishikesh. This temple attracts a large number of tourists especially during Shravan Somvar and Maha Shivratri festivals.
Timings: 6 AM to 7 PM