Places of Interest
Bhairon ka Mandir -This temple is an important pilgrimage destination for devotees of Lord Bhairon. It is situated right in the middle of the city. The main shrine houses the eleven Shivlings, Ekadash Shivlings. Pilgrims perform the ritual of Parikrama i.e. going around the shrine in circles. The daily activities and the affairs of the temple are undertaken by the Paliwal Family of Brahmin sect. During the festival of Shivratri, the temple is most frequented by devotees.
Hanumatdham, situated in the Shukratal town of Muzaffarnagar District, was constructed in 1987. A 72 ft high idol of Hanuman was installed by Shri Sudarshan Singh Chakra and Inder Kumar. The idol was made by Shri Keshav Ram of Shahdol and was inaugurated by Swami Kalyandev Maharaj.
In the front of the idol, there is an open courtyard of yagyashala and on the other side, there is katha-manch. Just behind the idol, there are shrines of Lord Rama, Shri Radha Krishna and a hut of Shri Sudarshan Chakra.
Akshay Vat-This 5100-year-old Banyan Tree is nothing short of miraculous. Akshay Vat Vatika towering height of 150 feet and sprawling roots are enough to intimidate anyone. It is considered a living representation of Sage Sukhdeva. It is believed that he sat under this tree and recited the Shrimad Bhagwad Puranas to King Parikshit, Arjun’s grandson, for 7 simultaneous days. The tree is hence seen as an emblem of divinity, truth, forgiveness and sacredness. The tree has been given a special name, the Tree of Undying Character, as it doesn’t shed any of its leaves. This Holy tree is visited by devotees, who tie a red thread around it to fulfil their wishes.
Government Educational Museum, established in 1959, is famous for several historical metal images, terracotta, coins and stone sculptures. The museum also has varied types of paintings and dolls dressed in traditional costumes, along with stamps and cannons.
Ganeshdham is popular among devotees for the 35 ft high statue of Lord Ganesh. At Ganeshdham, there is River Tripatha flowing on one side and Vat Vraksha on the other. It also has a huge idol of Lord Hanuman at the back side, near the Sukhdeva Teela.
Vahelna is an important pilgrimage site for Jains. This site has a mosque, a Shiva temple and a Jain temple sharing a common wall, signifying secularism. The Vahelna Jain Mandir, also known as Shri 1008 Parshwanath Digamber Jain Atishye Chetra, has an old idol of Lord Parshwanath. This temple complex also has a 57 ft high Manasthamb and a Naturopathy Hospital & Research Centre. A newly built 31 ft monolith statue of Lord Parshwanath has been installed in the Jain Mandir. Vahelna is a small industrial village situated 4 km from the Muzaffarnagar City.
BAHU KI MAZAR (Sadat Hostel) : where wife of Saiyed Munawwar Laskar Khan was cremated.