Hanuman Garhi


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Distance (From Nainital Bus Station): 2.5 Kms

Trip Duration (Including Travel): 30 Mins - 1 Hr

Transportation Options: Cab / Auto

Travel Tips: None

At a distance of 2.5 km from Tallital Bus Stand, Hanuman Garhi is a famous Hindu temple situated towards south of Tallital in Nainitaal. This temple is situated at an altitude of 6,401 feet.

This temple is dedicated to Lord Hanuman and was built by Neem Karoli Baba, who is a famous saint around the year 1950. The presiding deity is Hanuman, a devotee of Lord Rama, who is depicted in the image as opening his chest and revealing the images of Lord Rama and Sita in his heart. This temple has a large idol of Lord Hanuman, who is also known as Maruti. The statue of Lord Hanuman is covering with a golden umbrella.

The temple complex also has shrines of Lord Shiva and Ram beside that of Hanuman. On the other side of the hill has temple of Shitala Devi temple and Ashram of Lila Sah Bapu. Hanuman Garhi temple is easily accessible by road.

This temple is built on a beautiful hill. One can view the magnificent sun set, sun rise and valley view of the Tarai from here.

It is mostly crowded on Tuesday and Saturday. On the day of Ramnavami and other important festivals, devotees flock this temple to offer their prayers and take part in the celebrations.

Timings: 5 AM - 12 PM and 4 PM - 9 PM