The temple of Pataleshwar is one of the dazzling wonders in the city of Hajipur and is dedicated to the Lord of Gods, Lord Shiva. It is located at Jadhua road. The existence of the temple has been known since ancient period. It is believed that at one point of time Lord Shiva had appeared and decided upon to reside there forever in the form of a lingam.
The temple is also adorned with anthropomorphic images of Lord Shiva which are worshipped along with the lingam by the devotees who seek the Lord’s blessings and grace. The chanting of hyms adds to the mysticism of the shrine. During Shivratri, the temple is ornamented attractively and devotees make offerings and pray for destruction of evils from their lives.