Mukteshwar Mahadev Temple is a popular shrine of Lord Shiva; it is also known as Mukesaran Mandir - located near Pathankot City on Shahpur Kandi Dam road. It is the holy temple of the Hindu religion, where the idols of Lord Ganesh, Lord Brahma, Lord Vishnu, Lord Hanuman and Goddess Parvathi are present. This temple is one of the most sacred places 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 a night during their exile (Agayatwas). Locals say that these caves near the Mandir dates back to the period of the Mahabharata. These caves are on the way to Shahpur Kandi and is situated on the bank of the River Ravi, 22 km from Pathankot City in Shaupur Kandi at Doongh village. A Fair, called the Mukesran da Mela, is held annually at this place, in April, to mark Baisakhi festival. Also every year big festival on day of Shivratri and after one month of Shivrartri there is three-day festival Chaitra Chodiya and also Navratri festival. Somvati Amavasya is another big fair temple committee organizes.