Neelkanth Mahadev Temple is a famous Shiva temple located near the Kumbhalgarh Fort. Built-in 1458 AD, it has a six feet high Shivling which are made of stone and dedicated to Lord Shiva. Shiva is the only deity in that area. Legends say that King Rana Kumbha used to worship this deity. King was also beheaded by his own son when he was offering prayers at the shrine.
Rana Kumbha was so tall that when he sat for the offerings of prayer on the floor, his eyes were on the same level of the Shivling. Neelkanth Mahadev Temple is situated to the east of the Vedi shrine. It also has an entrance from all four directions and consists of a sanctum and an open pillared mandapa all around.
Inscription on the left pillar of the western gate tells about the renovations done by Rana Sanga.
By Road: Neelkanth Mahadev Temple is located in the Rajsamand district near Kumbhalgarh and 101 km from Udaipur. One can easily reach here by bus or taxi.
By Rail: Neelkanth Mahadev Temple is well connected through nearest Falna and Rani Railway station to major cities railway stations like Delhi, Agra, Mumbai, Chennai, Bikaner, Jodhpur, Jaipur, Ahmedabad.
By Air: Neelkanth Mahadev Temple can be reached through nearest Udaipur Airport which is well connected with regular domestic flights to Delhi, Kolkata, Mumbai, Ahmedabad, Jodhpur, and Jaipur.