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20 Attractions to Explore Near Kapal Mochan

Kapal Mochan
Kapal MochanMDR 5, Yamuna Nagar, Haryana 135102, India

The ancient pilgrim site of Kapal Mochan is located on the Bilaspur Road near Ambala. The temple is small and situated beside a ‘sarovar’ or pond named Brahma Sarovar. It is said that if a person bathes here, they will be relieved of all burdens and sins. Legend holds that Brahmanhatya, i.e., killing a Brahmin is a major sin but the guilty can be freed of this upon bathing in the holy waters of Brahma Sarovar.

Nearby Attractions

Saketi Fossil Park
Saketi Fossil Park21.26 KMs away from Kapal Mochan

The Saketi Fossil Park is famous for its six life-size fibre reinforced plastic models of pre-historic animals. The park at present has six sets of life-size models of Stegodonganesa (extinct grand elephant), Sivatherium, Colosschelys Atlas (giant land tortoise and Chelonia), Paramachaerdus (saber-toothed tiger), Hexaprotodon-Sivalensis (hippopotamus with six incisors), and Crocodilia.

Nahan Fort
Nahan Fort26.09 KMs away from Kapal Mochan

Nahan is a town in Himachal Pradesh and is the headquarters of the Sirmaur district. This is an ancient fort located at the top of a hill. There are so many things to see in and around the fort.

Gurudwara Paonta Sahib Ji
Gurudwara Paonta Sahib Ji31.69 KMs away from Kapal Mochan

Gurudwara Paonta Sahib is a noted gurdwara in the district of Sirmaur, Himachal Pradesh. The Gurdwara enjoys a high historic and religious importance among the followers of the Sikh religion world over. The Gurudwara has a palanquin "Palki" made of pure gold, donated by devotees.

Renuka Lake
Renuka Lake34.44 KMs away from Kapal Mochan

Renuka Lake in the Sirmaur district is famous for its cultural and historical connection. The tourist can experience some of the breathtaking views when they reach the ridge of the lake while passing through the dense alpine forest. The lake is located at an elevation of 672 m above sea level. Renuka Lake is the largest lake (area wise) in Himachal Pradesh, covering a circumference of about 3214 m.

Sidhpeeth Baba Bhura Dev Temple( Pratham Pooja )
Sidhpeeth Baba Bhura Dev Temple( Pratham Pooja )41.46 KMs away from Kapal Mochan

This is an ancient temple located in the Shaharanpur district of Uttar pradesh. It is believed that before worshiping the Shakumbhri mother, it is necessary to worship Baba Bhua Dev. Even while on returning journey from Mataji’s temple, people bow down their heads to Baba Bhua Dev.

Siddhpeeth Shri Shakumbhari Devi Ji
Siddhpeeth Shri Shakumbhari Devi Ji41.54 KMs away from Kapal Mochan

This is one of the famous Shakthipeeth temples in India. It has two important temples of Hindu deities: one of the Goddess (Devi) Shakumbhri herself and another one, Bhura-Dev temple, located one kilometer away from it to the east, of the deity Bhairava, considered to be her guard. Another temple dedicated to this goddess and quite famous is near the Sambhar Lake, in Rajasthan. Another big temple of Shakumbari devi is located in Badami, of Bagalkot District of Karnataka.

Gurudwara Shri Panjokhra Sahib
Gurudwara Shri Panjokhra Sahib45.98 KMs away from Kapal Mochan

Gurudwara Shri Panjokhra Sahib is situated in the Ambala district of Haryana. This gurdwara is a famous place in haryana and there are so many peoples visiting this place every day.

Morni Hills
Morni Hills53.48 KMs away from Kapal Mochan

Morni Hills is a refreshing hill station situated on the outskirts of Panchkula in Haryana close to Chandigarh. Being the only hill stations in Haryana, it is also a popular picnic destination for locals and tourists alike. The hills are 1,220 metres in height and have some really stunning views to offer. In addition to being a grand vista point, Morni Hills is also an important archaeological site where carvings dating back to 7th Century have been found in the Thakur Dwar Temple.

Pipli Zoo
Pipli Zoo55.70 KMs away from Kapal Mochan

Established in 1982, Pipli Zoo houses various species of animals over an area of 25 acres of land. The zoo also has a black buck breeding centre and is a famous picnic spot for the animal lovers.

Nada Sahib gurdwara
Nada Sahib gurdwara57.78 KMs away from Kapal Mochan

Nada Sahib is a Sikh Gurudwara in the Panchkula district of the Indian state of Haryana. Situated on the banks of the Ghaggar-Hakra River in the Sivalik Hills, it is the site where Guru Gobind Singh halted while travelling from Paonta Sahib to Anandpur Sahib after the Battle of Bhangani in 1688.

M.C. Zoological Park, Chhat Bir Zoo, Zirakpur
M.C. Zoological Park, Chhat Bir Zoo, Zirakpur59.06 KMs away from Kapal Mochan

A zoological park situated close to Zirakpur which was constructed in the 1970s and is home to a large variety of birds, mammals, and reptiles. The zoo is home to 369 mammals, 400 birds, and 20 reptiles.

Shri Sthaneshwar Mahadev Temple, Thanesar
Shri Sthaneshwar Mahadev Temple, Thanesar60.64 KMs away from Kapal Mochan

The ancient Sthaneshwar Mahadev Temple, dedicated to Lord Shiva is situated in Thanesar, a holy town in the Kurukshetra district of Haryana. It was here that the Pandavas along with Krishna prayed to Lord Shiva and received his blessings for victory in the battle of Mahabharata. The ninth Guru, Shri Tegh Bahadur stayed at a spot near the Sthaneshwar Tirtha that is marked by a gurdwara just besides this temple.

Cactus Garden
Cactus Garden60.91 KMs away from Kapal Mochan

A visit to Panchkula is incomplete without making a trip to the Cactus Garden. Officially known as National Cactus and Succulent Botanical Garden and Research Centre, the garden is Asia’s biggest garden devoted to rare and endangered species having more than 3,500 species. Genus Caralluma of Indian origin are seen here with some of the endangered species. Collection of Indian succulents here is considered the largest in the world.

Sannihit Sarovar
Sannihit Sarovar61.09 KMs away from Kapal Mochan

Believed to be the permanent abode of Lord Vishnu, Sannihit Sarovar is situated at a distance of 3 kms. from Kurukshetra on Pehowa Road. It is supposed that entire range of Tirthas assembles here on the day of Amavasya and as per the legends, if a man performs Shradhs at the time of solar eclipse and takes bath in this tank, he acquires the fruit of 1000 Ashwamedh sacrifices.

Kurukshetra Panorama and Science Centre
Kurukshetra Panorama and Science Centre61.33 KMs away from Kapal Mochan

Kurukshetra Panorama and Science Centre is a unique Centre that combines science with religion. The main attraction of the Centre is a life-like panorama of the epic battle of Kurukshetra that showcases Mahabharata war with scientific explanations justifying every episode in the war. The magnificent two-storied building of the Centre has cylindrical walls. The Centre has an interesting exhibition called 'India: A Heritage in Science, Technology and Culture.

Brahma Sarovar
Brahma Sarovar62.01 KMs away from Kapal Mochan

Brahma Sarovar is an ancient water pool sacred to Hinduism in Thanesar, in the state of Haryana in North India. Hinduism lays emphasis on taking bath for internal and external purity. Most religious sites have water pools or sarovar in or near the Hindu temple and Sikh gurdwara. The Hindu genealogy registers at Kurukshetra, Haryana are kept here.

Mata Mansa Devi Temple, Panchkula
Mata Mansa Devi Temple, Panchkula62.23 KMs away from Kapal Mochan

Mata Mansa Devi is a Hindu temple dedicated to goddess Mansa Devi, a form of Shakti, in the Panchkula district of Haryana state in India. The temple complex is spread of 100 acres of the Shivalik foothills in the village of Bilaspur, near Mani Majra, and Panchkula. It is one of the prominent Shakti temples of North India involving 7 goddesses.

Dharohar, Haryana Cultural Museum, KUK
Dharohar, Haryana Cultural Museum, KUK62.73 KMs away from Kapal Mochan

This museum was set up by Kurukshetra University inside the university campus, in its golden jubilee year, to showcase the matchless cultural, architectural and archaeological heritage of Haryana. It truly makes a visitor feel in a typical Haryanvi village through its dioramas and other exhibits that one would literally like to live there for a couple of days.

Jatoli Temple
Jatoli Temple64.36 KMs away from Kapal Mochan

Jatoli gets its name from the long Jata (hair) that Lord Shiva has. Considered as Asia's highest Shiv temple, this shrine is indeed an architectural marvel. Jatoli Shiv Temple is one of the famous holy destinations of Solan which attract a large number of pilgrims and is only 6 Kms from the city.

Yadavindra Gardens, Pinjore
Yadavindra Gardens, Pinjore64.82 KMs away from Kapal Mochan

Yadavindra Gardens, also known as Pinjore Gardens, is a historic 17th century garden located in Pinjore city of Panchkula district in the Indian state of Haryana. It is an example of the Mughal Gardens architectural style, which was renovated by the Patiala Dynasty Jat Sikh Rulers.