Gupteswar Temple Jeypore Orissa
Gupteswar Cave Temple is a fascinating temple dedicated to Lord Shiva. This temple is located in the region known as Dandakaranya in the Ramayana. It is believed that Shri Rama has worshipped this Shivling during His stay here. It was not known to anyone else, hence the name – Gupteswar. The temple had faded away from memory until it was rediscovered by a hunter in the 17th century CE. Here are complete details about Gupteswar temple timings and accommodations.
The temple is reached by climbing about a thousand steps through the cave. There in the sanctum, is a Shivling which is about 2 meters high and said to be growing in size. This cave temple witnesses huge crowds during the Shravan month. Also known as ‘Gupt Kedar, this temple has huge significance for the local people for whom it is a way of life.
Gupteswar Temple Timings
Gupteswar Temple Opening and Closing Time
Gupteswar Temple opens at 08:00 AM to 12 Noon & 04:00 PM to 08:00 PM
Gupteshwar Temple closes at 8:00 pm.
Gupteswar Temple Darshan Booking
There is no provision for advance darshan booking as there is no need. Darshan will not take a long time here.
Accommodation near Gupteswar Temple
Hotels, guest houses, and lodges are available in Jeypore, which is about 50 km from Gupteswar Cave Temple. Visitors can also opt to stay in Koraput.
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How to reach Gupteswar Cave Temple
The nearest railway station is Jeypore, about 60 km from the temple.
Visakhapatnam is the nearest airport, about 236 km from the temple.
Jeypore to Gupteswar Temple: 37km
Koraput to Gupteswar Temple: 80km