One of the most prominent religious places in Mukteshwar, Mukteshwar Temple is dedicated to the Hindu deity ‘Lord Shiva’. The temple is situated atop of a hill and features a white marble Shivling with copper yoni. The Shivling is encircled by the idols of Parvati, Ganesh, Brahma, Vishnu, Hanuman and Nandi. In order to reach temple, one has to climb a large set of steep stone stairs.
Also known as Chauli ka Jali, Chauthi Jaali is situated close to the Mukteshwar Temple. According to Hindu mythology, a fierce battle took place between a demon and a goddess and testifying the battle are pale outlines of a sword, a shield and an elephant trunk. People, from far-off places, visit this place where it is believed that if barren ladies touch the lattice, they are blessed with child.
Mukteshwar Inspection Bungalow
A landmark building in the city, Mukteshwar Inspection Bungalow is situated close to Mukteshwar Temple. The inspection Bungalow offers breathtaking views of foggy nature and verdant foliage all around. It is a perfect place to stay and relax.
Indian Veterinary Research Institute
One of the premier research institutes dedicated to livestock research and development, Indian Veterinary Research Institute On the advice of the Cattle Plague Commission, Indian Veterinary Research Institute was commissioned in 1893 at Mukteshwar to aid the separation of highly contagious organisms. The campus also features a museum and library. The institute conducts researches in genetics, bacteriology and animal nutrition.