Renukeshwar Mahadev Temple

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Renukeshwar Mahadev Temple
श्री रेनुकेश्वर महादेव मन्दिर
Hindu God Shiva Temple.jpg
DeityRenukeshwar Mahadev
FestivalsShravan, shivratri
LocationRenukoot, Sonbhadra
StateUttar Pradesh
Geographic coordinates24°12′45″N 83°2′17″E / 24.21250°N 83.03806°E / 24.21250; 83.03806Coordinates: 24°12′45″N 83°2′17″E / 24.21250°N 83.03806°E / 24.21250; 83.03806
Typecopy of Khajuraho
CreatorBirala Family

Renukeshwar Mahadev Temple is situated in Renukoot in Sonbhadra district, Uttar Pradesh. It is located adjoining the Rihand River which is also called Renu River, from where this temple got its name. The temple is dedicated to Mahadev or Lord Shiva. It is one of the most frequented spots in Renukoot. The temple was built by Birla Group in the year 1972.


After undergoing many changes since, this Birla temple in Renukoot looks stunningly beautiful. The main entrance welcomes you with incredible carving that presents Sun god on the chariot. The second gate presents stone carvings of elephants at either side. The sculptures in the temple are fine specimen of the artisanship involved in the making. Competing with the architectural splendor of the temple, the scenic landscape elevates your spirits. The rich landscape with garden fountains make this place a perfect location to feel inner peace.