Nestled on one side of the Kumaon range, Binsar is an idyllic hamlet for those who is looking quite and calm holiday with natural beauty. There are many temples around Binsar and among them, the most famous is Bineshwar Mahadev Temple. The manifestation of Shiva worshipped in the temple was called Bineshwar, a name which the British later corrupted to Binsar. It is a unique place for meditation and picnic. Bineswar Temple or Binsar Mahadev Temple is situated at a distance of 19 kms from Ranikhet district of Uttarakhand State. Built in 10th century, the temple is known for its fine architecture. The temple was built by King Pithu in memory of his father Bindu, hence this temple is also known as Bindeshwar temple.
Located at an elevation of 2480 meters above ocean level, its surroundings compresses with natural fresh water springs and thick deodar forests giving the visitor an experience of peace and serenity.