Patal Bhuvaneshwar Temple is a famous religious cave temple located near Gangolihat of Pithoragarh district. This cave temple is about 13 km away from Gangolihat. Patal Bhuvaneshwar is an underground cave between the dense forests of deodar. Inside the cave, the temple of Lord Shiva is established. This cave is 160 meters long and 90 feet deep from the entrance. According to beliefs, its discovery was done by the Adi Guru Shankaracharya. It is believed that there is a dwelling place of 33 crore goddesses-gods in this cave. It is said that once Lord Shiva had separated Ganesh Ji's head from the torso in anger, later on, the saying of Mata Parvati, Lord Ganesha was planted the head of the elephant, but the head that was separated from the body, it is believed that the head was kept by Lord Shiva in the Patal Bhuvaneshwar cave. In the cave, Lord Ganesha above the statue of sliced Shila, there is a rock of the form of Brahmakamal with 108 petals. The water's from this Brahmakamal on the Shila-shaped head of Lord Ganesha, the divine drop keeps flowing. There are many mysterious incidents related to this cave, whose information by going get here only. The history of the centuries is hidden in this sacred and mysterious cave..
The nearest airport to Gangolihat is Pantnagar, which is about 218 km from Gangolihat.
The nearest railway station of Gangolihat is Tanakpur, which is about 166 km from Gangolihat.
Patal Bhuvaneshwar is located at a distance of 13 km from Gangolihat.
Best time to visit Patal Bhuvaneshwar is between the months from April to June and from September to October. Travelling here in these months is the best and enjoyable. During the winter season, the weather of here is cold. Due to snowfall on the surrounding hills in the winter season, the temperature of here goes down very much. Due to heavy rains in the rainy season, it is a bit difficult to travel of here because of heavy rains threatening landslides.