Daksheshwar Mahadev Temple Kankhal is the most famous temple and is one of the identity markers of the holy city of Haridwar. The Hindu temple is dedicated to Lord Shiva. Devotees can see the holy Shiva idol installed in phallic form. A Huge number of devotees visit the temple in the month of August, popularly known as the Holy month of Sawan to offer their prayers to the presiding deity. The temple carries more significance due to the fact that it occupies a place on the lists of five sacred sites in the town if Haridwar in the Indian state of Uttarakhand. This place holds the highest religious significance amongst the tourists or the locals of Haridwar.
Mohallla Miaria, Kankhal, Mayapur