Mamaleshwar Temple, Pahalgam

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Mamaleshwar Temple, considered as the house of the Hindu god of destruction, Shiva, is one of the most famous pilgrimage destinations. It was constructed in the 12th century by King Jayasimha. This Temple lies at the banks of the Lidder River, at a distance of 1 km from Pahalgam. Am important feature of the temple is that it was constructed entirely of stone. The Temple enshrines a water spring, which is covered with a basin along with a pedestal and a ‘Shiva Lingam’. A large number of devotees visit this place and offer prayers to Shiva. The nearest tourist destination to this site is Baisaran.

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