Location: Just about a mile away from Pahalgam town, Mamaleshwara Temple is a famous ancient shrine located in Mamal village of Jammu and Kashmir state.
Description: Dedicated to Hindu deity Lord Shiva, Mamaleshwara Temple is a centre of attraction for tourists coming here from all around the world. The temple majestically stands across the Kolahoi stream, towards the mountain. According to legends, Mamaleshwara Temple dates back to 400 A.D and thousands of devotees on a large scale visit this temple every year. The temple is beautifully designed using medieval Kashmiri architecture style. Lord Shiva is worshipped by devotees in the form of Shiva Lingam in this temple. Lying on the way to holy cave Amarnath, pilgrims consider this temple as a part of Amarnath pilgrimage. Due to its great historical importance, the department of Archaeological Survey of India has taken necessary steps to preserve this temple. This historical temple is constructed from stones that enhance its beauty even more. The temple is easily accessible during summer season. In monsoons, the low flying clouds, grasslands and trees around the temple make it look astonishing.
Activities: Tourists must visit this place to view the charm of Kashmiri architecture style and experience peace and serenity of this place.