Virbhadra Temple is a famous temple located in Rishikesh. The religious significance of this temple is equally historic is also. For the first time in the year 1975, of this place was digging, in which it was discovered that these temples were in 100 AD to 800 AD.
In this temple, the established Shivaling and ancient sculptures here are very old, which is now under the patronage of the Archeology Department. In 18 Puranas, has been told about Virbhadra. Listening to the news of Sati's death, Lord Shiva came in anger and Virbhadra had originated from his hair.
Bhairav form of Lord Shiva, Virbhadra was born to dissolve the Yajna of King Daksh. This temple has a great religious significance. During the trip to Rishikesh, tourists visit in this holy temple. The Virbhadra 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.
Virbhadra Temple is located at a distance of about 4 km from Rishikesh bus stand.
The journey of Virbhadra 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.