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Visit Basheshwar Mahadev Temple

Believed to be built in 8th century, Basheshwar Mahadev Temple, also known as Visveshvara Mahadev Temple is regarded as the largest stone temple in Kullu Valley of Himachal Pradesh. 

Believed to be built in 8th century, Basheshwar Mahadev Temple, also known as Visveshvara Mahadev Temple is regarded as the largest stone temple in Kullu Valley of Himachal Pradesh. Situated in Bajura at a distance of 15 km from Bhuntar, the temple is dedicated to Lord Shiva and houses a hugeYoni Lingam that represents Lord Shiva and Goddess Parvati.

The temple complex is home to several other smaller shrines, dedicated to various gods and goddesses viz. Vishnu, Ganesha, Laxmi and Durga. It boasts of ornate stone carvings, flat shikhara and eye-catching sculpted figures on the inner and outer walls.

Few useful information for tourists:

  • October is the best time to visit.
  • Bhuntar Airport is located 4 km away from the temple. 

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Quick Info

  • Attractions

    Hill Station
  • Altitude

    1220 m
  • STD Code

    01902
  • Best Season

    Sep - June
  • State/Code

    /175101
  • LANGUAGES

    Pahari, Hindi, English