Shankaracharya Temple is a historic temple that originated in the 4th century. The temple is placed at 1100 ft above surface level, and it is the city's main architectural attraction and landmark. The temple is devoted to Lord Shiva. You can visit the temple in April-June and Sep-Oct, and all the visitors can enjoy a beautiful view of the snow-covered Pir Panjal hills. The central shrine is a circular chamber built and provides a breathtaking view of the valley. The temple affords free entrance.