The Vishwanath temple is placed around one hundred and fifty kilometres from Rishikesh. It is known to be the temple of utmost significance in Indian architecture and mythology. It is one of the oldest temples in the history of India. The worship of Lord Vishwanath or Shiva is carried on throughout day as he is the residing deity. Every evening after the sun sets, all the bells of the temple ring in unison as all the resident panditsactivily perform holy rituals by chanting the mantras. The temple is said to have been built by King Ganeshwar as he was a great believer of the Lord Vishwanath.