Dugdeshwar Nath Temple - Rudrapur
About 24 km south west of Deoria, 53 km from Gorakhpur, on Gorakhpur-Rudrapur road in Rudrapur, in Deoria District, U.P.
Opens all days
Throughout the year, especially during Maha Shivratri when a fair of one month is held hereHow to reach
2 km north of town of Rudrapur, can be accessed by locally available rickshaw, by pre-hired taxi
This is an old historical temple dedicated to Lord Shiva & is popularly known as Dugdeshwar Nath Temple (Jyotirling of Shiva) in Rudrapur Township. The temple history dates back to 1805 BC. It was constructed by King Rudrasen, & it is believed that the place also got its name after the King. The temple has been constructed following the octagonal way of pagoda (Buddhist). A fair frequented by number of devotees, is held here annually on the occasion of Shivratri.