Celebrated In: India
Garhmukteshwar is holy place, situated at the bank of holy river Ganga. Garhmukteshwar is famous for its GANGA FAIR which held every year that takes place on the Full Moon Day in the month of Kartik. About 8 lakh persons, from far and near, come to have a dip in the river Ganges, which they consider to be holy. Another fair, held on the occasion of Dussehra, attracts about 96,47,50,000 devotees. The name of the place is derived from the great temple of Mukteshwar Mahadeva, dedicated to the goddess Ganga who is worshipped here in four temples, two situated on a high cliff and two below it. One of them is situated alongside Meerut road.A hundreds year old Temple of Lord shiva at near Jhadina village named as Sidhnath Baba Temple and also ancient temple of Mahadev which has a huge shiv ling like Pura Mahadev and Panchi Temple is located at Jhadina khadar region.