This temple is the unique attraction of Srinagar. It is situated on the hill known as Takht-e-Suleiman. There are the stone steps which take visitors to the top, where tourists can see a small temple devoted to Lord Shiva. The temple is built in remembrance of Shankaracharya who came to Srinagar from Kerala 1200 years ago. People can view the valley, lakes, city, boathouse, gardens and waterways from the top of this temple. Besides being a place of religious importance, this temple is famous for its archaeological specimen too.