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20 Attractions to Explore Near Jhula Devi Temple

Jhula Devi Temple
Jhula Devi TempleChaubatia, Uttarakhand 263645, India

One of the main attractions of Ranikhet, Jhula Devi temple is an 8th-century temple, located in Chaubatia Gardens and at a distance of 7 km. from the city centre. Situated in Kumaon Himalayan range of Uttrakhand, Jhula Devi temple is highly esteemed for devotees from around the world. The presiding deity of the temple, Lord Durga, sits on a wooden swing (Jhula), thus, it was called as ‘Jhula Devi Temple’.

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Katarmal Surya Temple Adheli Sunar
Katarmal Surya Temple Adheli Sunar16.57 KMs away from Jhula Devi Temple

Katharmal is known for a rare Surya temple constructed by the Katyuri Kings in the 9th century CE. It has 44 smaller temples around the main deity of Surya, which called as Burhadita or Vraddhaditya.

Kasar Devi Temple Almora
Kasar Devi Temple Almora21.20 KMs away from Jhula Devi Temple

A famous temple dedicated to the Kesar devi. The temple structure dates to the 2nd century CE. The temple structure dates to the 2nd century CE.

Nimb karoli ashram Kainchi Dham
Nimb karoli ashram Kainchi Dham22.76 KMs away from Jhula Devi Temple

It is one of the most prominent pilgrimage sites in India. Going back to 1942, as it was the year when Shri Poornanand of Kainchi Village and Neem Karoli Baba propounded the idea of dedicating an ashram to the revered Sombari Maharaj and Sadhu Premi baba who used to offer yajnas here. It was in 1962 when the forest area of the village was cleared and a platform in rectangular shape was established which was later procured by Neem Karoli baba with authorization by the Forest Conservator.

Chitai Golu Devta Temple
Chitai Golu Devta Temple24.90 KMs away from Jhula Devi Temple

Chitai Temple is dedicated to Golu Devta; he is one of the most revered deities in the Kumaon region. The temple is located in Almora and is one of the popular temples of Lord Golu. Other well-known temples of Golu Devta are located in Ghorakhal and Champawat. Lord Golu is considered as the god of justice; every day, hundreds of believers submit their wishes on paper (sometimes on stamp paper) in his temple.

Chauli Ki Jali
Chauli Ki Jali24.97 KMs away from Jhula Devi Temple

Chauli Ki Jali additionally referred to as Chauthi Jali is a traveler’s attraction located at the back of the cliff of Mukteshwar temple. ‘Chauli’ manner rock and ‘Jali’ way hollow. Chauli Ki Jali is placed in Mukteshwar. It is a super cliff about 1.5 km from the major market of Mukteshwar behind the Mukteshwar temple. This area is a paradise for nature fanatics and journey seekers. Many people go to this area for sightseeing and having an adrenaline-pumping rock climbing revel in.

Shri Maa Naina Devi Temple, Nainital
Shri Maa Naina Devi Temple, Nainital25.48 KMs away from Jhula Devi Temple

Famous Hindu pilgrimage site in Nainital. According to the legends, Naina Devi temple came into existence when Lord Shiva was carrying the corpse of Sati, and her eyes fell to the ground where the temple currently stands. The town, the lake, and the temple borrow its name Naina (eyes) Devi temple. Finding its ways from Kushan period, popularly known as Nanda or Naina Devi in the Kumaon region.

Nainital Lake
Nainital Lake25.76 KMs away from Jhula Devi Temple

The lake is bounded by the high and steep Naina peak on the North West side, by the Tiffin Top to the southwest side and snow view peaks on the north. Coniferous forest trees cover these hill ranges. The lake receives flows from the surrounding catchment basin which comprises the hill slopes and springs.

Dorothy's Seat -Tiffin Top
Dorothy's Seat -Tiffin Top26.08 KMs away from Jhula Devi Temple

A popular picnic spot in Nainital, Tiffin Top (also known as Dorothy's Seat) is located on Ayarpatta hill, offers a magnificent 360 degree view of the Nainital town and surrounding hills of kumaon region. Apart from a picnic spot amidst the calm and serene environment, Tiffin Top is a delight for photographers. It should be visited by those who enjoy the nature’s calling and love capturing the divine beauty of nature in photographic shots.

G B Pant High Altitude Zoo
G B Pant High Altitude Zoo26.51 KMs away from Jhula Devi Temple

Pt. Govind Ballabh Pant High Altitude Zoo is a high altitude zoo situated in Nainital, Uttarakhand. Established in 1984 and opened to the public in 1995, it is situated on the Sher Ka Danda hill at a height of 2,100 meters (6,900 ft) above sea-level and is spread over 4.6 hectares (11 acres). It is the only High Altitude Zoo in north India, besides those in Darjeeling and Sikkim. Over the years it has become a popular tourist attraction.

Mukteshwar
Mukteshwar26.97 KMs away from Jhula Devi Temple

Mukteshwar is a village and tourist destination in the Nainital district of Uttarakhand, India. It sits high in the Kumaon Hills at an altitude of 2286 meters (7500 feet), 51 km from Nainital, 72 km from Haldwani, and 343 km from Delhi.

Raj Bhawan Governor House
Raj Bhawan Governor House27.15 KMs away from Jhula Devi Temple

The second Raj Bhavan or Governor's House of Uttarakhand is located in Nainital, it is the summer retreat of the Governor of Uttarakhand. In the pre-Independence era, Nainital served as the summer capital of United Provinces and this building, built like a Scottish castle was christened as the "Government House". Raj Bhavan was built by British as residence of Governor of then North-Western Provinces.

Bhowali
Bhowali27.23 KMs away from Jhula Devi Temple

In the exotic realms of Kumaon, lies Bhowali standing in utmost grandeur at an elevation of 1704 metres above sea level. The toy town of Bhowali is located in the heart of the Nainital district and is known for producing the finest quality fruits like apples, peaches, strawberries, plums and apricots that are exported to different places.

Hanuman Garhi
Hanuman Garhi28.14 KMs away from Jhula Devi Temple

Famous temple devoted to Lord Hanuman. Built in 1950 by the Neem Karoli Baba, Hanuman Garhi is located on the south side of Tallital. Inside the temple, one can see an idol of Lord Hanuman portrayed as splitting his chest and showing that Lord Ram is residing in his heart. Best time to visit Hanuman Garhi is during evening hours, when the sun starts gliding below the horizons, leaving behind hues of orange, which makes the sky look picturesque.

Ghorakhal
Ghorakhal28.25 KMs away from Jhula Devi Temple

Ghorakal is the place situated in the Nainital district of the Uttarakhand state of India Ghorakhal means pond for water to horses. It is the picturesque site at a height of more than 2,000 m.

Anasakti Ashram
Anasakti Ashram29.37 KMs away from Jhula Devi Temple

Anasakti Ashram is a peaceful place in Kausani famous for the stay of Mahatma Gandhi for two weeks in 1929. Also known as Gandhi Ashram, this place was described by Gandhi Ji himself as the Switzerland of India, after falling in love with its pristine beauty. In the same place he treatise and practised the Anasakti Yoga. There is a small prayer room in this ashram where prayers are held every morning and evening.

Kausani
Kausani29.53 KMs away from Jhula Devi Temple

Kausani is a hill station and village located in the Bageswar district. It is famous for its scenic splendor and its spectacular panoramic views of Himalayan peaks. Mahatma Gandhi called this place the 'Switzerland of India' due to similarity in landscapes.

Dwarahat Range
Dwarahat Range29.58 KMs away from Jhula Devi Temple

The serene town of Dwarahat is nestled in the ravishing Kumaon hills of Uttarakhand. It is perched at an elevation of 1,510 meters above sea level in the Almora district of Uttarakhand.

Binsar Wildlife Sanctuary
Binsar Wildlife Sanctuary31.48 KMs away from Jhula Devi Temple

Binsar Wildlife Sanctuary is perched on top of the Jhandi Dhar hills in the Himalayas. From a place called Zero Point in Binsar one can see the Himalayan peaks like Kedarnath Peak, Shivling, Trisul, and Nanda Devi. Binsar was established in 1988 for the conservation and protection of the shrinking broad leaf oak forests of the Central Himalayan region, and it has over 200 bird species.

Girija Devi Temple
Girija Devi Temple32.38 KMs away from Jhula Devi Temple

Garjiya Devi Temple is a noted Devi temple located in the Garjiya village near Ramnagar, Uttarakhand, India, on the outskirts of the Corbett National Park. It is a sacred Shakti shrine where Garjiya Devi is the presiding deity. The temple is situated over a large rock in the Kosi River and is one of the most famous temples of the Nainital district,

Bhimtal Lake
Bhimtal Lake32.56 KMs away from Jhula Devi Temple

Bhimtal Lake is a lake in the town of Bhimtal, in the Indian state of Uttarakhand, with a masonry dam built in 1883 creating the storage facility. It is the largest lake in Kumaon region, known as the "lake district of India". The lake provides drinking water supply and supports aquaculture with variety of fish species. There is an island at the centre of the lake which has been developed as a tourist attraction and has an aquarium.