Bharat Temple is a famous temple located in Rishikesh. This temple is situated on the banks of the holy Ganges river. This temple was built by Shri Shankaracharya in about 12th Century. At the sacred place of this temple is the statue of Lord Vishnu, which has been made up of Shaligram stone. This temple is considered to be one of the most beautiful and most ancient temples. This temple is named after Lord Rama's younger brother Bharat. The original form of this temple was damaged during the Taimur invasion in the year 1398. However, later it was rebuilt from the original temple pieces. This temple has a great religious significance. During the trip to Rishikesh, tourists visit in this holy temple. The Bharat Temple is one of the main religious centres of attraction in Rishikesh..
The nearest airport to Rishikesh is Jolly Grant Airport Dehradun, which is about 20 km from Rishikesh.
The nearest railway station of Rishikesh is Rishikesh, which comes under to the Northern Railway Zone of Indian Railways.
Bharat Temple is located at a distance of about 1.2 km from Rishikesh bus stand.
The journey of Bharat Temple can be done throughout the year, but the best time to visit here is between the months of October to April. Travelling here in these months is the best and enjoyable. During the winter season, the weather of here is cold. Due to cold 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 rains.