Durga Temple - Arki
#10 of 45 Places to Visit in Shimla
Distance (From Shimla): 38 Kms
Trip Duration (Including Travel): 30 Mins
Place Location: Arki Town
Transportation Options: Walk/Trek
Travel Tips: None
At a distance of 38 km from Shimla, Durga Mata Mandir is located at Arki.
The temple of Durga is located on the main market of Arki and is dedicated to Goddess Durga. This Durga Temple is one of the highly revered sites in Shimla. The temple is situated parallel to the Lutru Mahadev Temple between Batal Ghati and Arki on the Kunihar-Solan Road.
This Temple is flocked by thousands of Hindu devotees all through the year. The blessings and happiness you will receive after paying homage to Goddess Durga. Nature enthusiasts will surely fall in love with the location of this shrine, surrounded by lofty mountains and awe-inspiring landscapes.
The temple was constructed in Shikhara Style of architecture, the interior and exterior both represent the greatness of the shrine. It is believed that by visiting this temple once, the goddess will eliminate all your sufferings and release you from all kinds of fear, filling your life with happiness and prosperity.
Navaratri and Durgashtami are the most important festivals celebrated in the temple with great pomp and fervor held in the month of September to October every year. Lutru Mahadev Temple is the nearest attraction that you can visit after worshipping Goddess Durga in the temple.