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Mankameshwar Temple


Located about 3kms from the city centre, near Minto Park on the banks of Yamuna, Mankameshwar Temple is one of the famous Shiva temples of Allahabad. Mankameshwar means the God of fulfilment of wishes. Believed to have been built by Lord Ram himself, Mankameshwar Temple is one of the most important holy sites in Allahabad. The main idol of the temple is the black stone ‘Shiv lingam’ which has been installed upon an 80-feet high hillock. It is believed that the 3 and a half feet Shivling is a lot deeper underground and is said to have been installed by Lord Ram himself on his way to Chitrakoot.It is believed that in the month of ‘Sawan’ according to the Hindu calendar, Mondays are considered especially auspicious and one can see thousands of devotees thronging to the temple to offer their prayers to the Lord. The temple is open from 6:00 am in the morning to 10:00 pm in the evening.

  Nearby Attractions
›› Allahabad Fort
›› Minto Park
›› Patalpuri Temple
›› Hanuman Temple
›› Nag Vasuki Temple
›› Beni Madhav Temple
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