Mukteshwar Mahadev Temple is a popular shrine of Lord Shiva, it is also known as Mukesaran Mandir. It is the holy temple of the Hindu faith, wherein the idols of Lord Ganesha, Lord Bramha, Lord Vishnu, Lord Hanuman and Goddess Parvati are present. This temple is one of the maximum sacred locations around Pathankot. There are some caves which date to the time of the Mahabharata. According to a legend, the Pandavas stayed in those caves for an evening at some point of their exile. Locals say that those caves close to the Mandir dates lower back to the period of the Mahabharata.
These caves are on the way to Shahpur Kandi and is situated on the financial institution of the River Ravi, 22 km from Pathankot City in Shahpur Kandi at Doong village. The caves and temple has been carved on one of the rocky hill. This temple stands tall on the hill top and is a landmark across the metropolis. Situated at the hilltop, Mukteshwar Mahadev temple has a white marble Shivling, with a copper Yoni. The Shivling is surrounded by means of the idols of Lord Brahma, Lord Vishnu, Goddess Paravati, Lord Hanuman and Lord Ganesha.