Nilkanth Mahadev Temple – This is a very ancient and famous temple of Lord Shiva, which is 32 km from Rishikesh. It is located above a mountain, which is 1330 m high. This temple is surrounded by three valleys, Manikoot, Brahmakut, and Vishnukoot. This religious place is made up of the confluence of two evergreen rivers Pankaja and Madhumati.
Bharat Mandir – This temple was built by Shri Shankaracharya in about 12th Century. Bharat temple is located in the heart of Rishikesh on the bank of river Ganga. In the sacred place of this temple is the statue of Lord Vishnu, which has been carved above a Saalagram. Inside the trident, the Shree Yantra on top of the statue has been imposed by Guru Shankaracharya.
Trimbakeshwar Temple – This famous temple is situated on the banks of river Ganga. It has 13 floors and many Hindu Goddesses sit on every floor. This temple is not of any goddess or goddess. Laxman is used to go through the hammock in this temple.
Laxman Temple – This famous temple is situated on the banks of river Ganges. The temple is painted in sculpture and its walls, for which it is famous. It is said that Lord Rama’s brother, Lakshman had meditated in this place to achieve spiritual enlightenment.
Kunjapuri Temple – This temple has great importance in Hindu religion. It is located at the height of 1676 m of the mountain. Kunjapuri Devi temple in Uttarakhand is one of the 52 Shaktipeeth. It is said that when Lord Shiva Devi was taking the body of Sati, then the goddess Sati’s torso fell on this place. Therefore it is called Shaktipeeth.
Raghunath Temple – This is a very important place for religious festivals in Rishikesh. This temple is dedicated to Lord Shri Ram and his wife Goddess Sita. This is one of the most important religious places.
Virbhadra Temple – This is dedicated to Lord Shiva. This temple is 1300 years old. Here Virbhadra worshiped in the presence of Lord Shiva.
Vashishta Cave – This is a very ancient cave where rishis Vashishta used to meditate. Rishi Vashishta was a devoted son of Lord Brahma and he was one of the 7 Saptarishans. This cave is located in Badrinath Road, 25 km from Rishikesh.
Rishikund – It is a lake near the Raghunath temple. Kubash Sant Ji established it and worshiped God with the holy water of the Yamuna filled this lake.
Triveni Ghat – This is the confluence of three holy rivers, Ganga, Yamuna, and Saraswati. Here people come to the bath, it is a very famous religious place. It is said that by a plunge into this confluence, the soul becomes pure and all sins are washed away. People take a lot of baths here and come here and at the time of the evening, there is a great aarti of Ganga Ji whose people worship and enjoy.
Geeta Bhawan – There is a huge complex on the banks of river Ganga in the Swargeshram of Rishikesh. This complex has many halls and 1000 rooms, in which the devotee can easily stay free without any hassle. There are many Satsanga and meditation programs where many devotees come to get involved every year