The Shankaracharya Temple was built by Raja Gopadatya in 371 BC, it is located on Gopadari Hill, in south-east of Srinagar, it is made up of ancient grey stones adorns thickly wooded Shankaracharya Hill, which was earlier known as Takht-i-Sulaiman, meaning Throne of Solomon, but has been renamed after a saint who preached enlightenment here in AD 750. This temple was built in ancient architecture style.
... Shankaracharya Temple is dedicated to Lord Shiva, this temple rests at an altitude of 1000 feet and can be reached in 10-15 minutes by stairs. The temple remains open till 8 pm, but make sure that you reach this temple before 5 pm because the army doesn’t allow four-wheelers after 5 pm. One can enjoy stunning views of the locales from up there after offering prayers to Lord Shiva.
Shankaracharya Temple in Srinagar is an ancient temple, which is well known as the site where the famous seer Adi Shankaracharya attained enlightenment. The fun part about the journey to Shankaracharya Temple though is getting there: a winding road leads up to the top of the hill from where a circuitous series of steps lead to the temple. The views one will get from the top are spectacular and well worth the effort.
Q. What Shankaracharya Temple is popular for?
Ans. Shankaracharya Temple is famous for its ancient architecture style.
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