Tapovan is one of the most popular religious attractions in Dehradun, located just 5 kilometers from the city, on the banks of the holy river Ganges. According to mythology, Tapovan Temple is the place where Guru Dronacharya did penance. This temple is surrounded by lush greenery and the enchanting view of the surrounding is often captivating. The major attraction of the temple is the grand Shiva Linga inside the temple, which is believed to attract hundreds and thousands of devotees from across the country every year. Apart from this, stone sculptures of many other Hindu deities can be seen around the temple. Tapovan is the ideal place for those who come in search of peace.