Located in Hapur district of Uttar Pradesh, Garhmukteshwar town derived its name from the Mukteshwara Mahadeva. The temple is dedicated to River Ganges. There are four temples entirely dedicated to River Ganges. Two of such temple is located atop a high cliff and other two at the laps of the mountain. Apart from this temple, you can come across nearly 80 Sati Pillars. These Sati pillars indicate the spot at where the widows end their life by burning along with the dead body of their husbands. A 12th century old mosque which was built by Gays- ud-din Balban is also situated in Garhmukteshwara.