Located at a distance of 149 km from Rishikesh
, Vishwanath temple is an ancient shrine in Uttarkashi
. The presiding deity of the temple is Lord Shiva
, who is worshipped here along with Shakti
. According to an inscription, found near the 26-feet-high trident projecting from this temple, the temple was built by a warrior-king of Garhwal, Gyaneshwar.