The Jhoola Devi Temple of Ranikhet is an ancient relic built
in the 8th century, located at 7 km from the town. The superior deity of this
temple is Goddess Durga and is a believed at this temple, that Jhoola Devi has
the powers to fulfil the longings of all her devotees. The temple houses a
clumps of holy bells tied to its walls that are known for granting wishes on
being ringed. According to a mythology, this temple was built to seek Durga’s
protection for the wild animals in the place. The statue of Goddess Durga is
said to have been unearthed by a shepherd from a particular place after being
guided so by the goddess herself in his dream. This temple is made on the same
spot from where this idol was obtained.
daily from 06:00 AM to 07:00 PM.
Dedicated to Lord Shiva, Haidakhan Temple is a Hindu temple located in Chilianuala of Almora district in the Indian state of Uttarakhand at a distance of about 4 km from the famed hill station of Ranikhet. It was constructed by Shri Haidakhan Maharaj who is said to be the manifestation (avatar) of Lord Shiva. The devotion and the holy location of this beautiful temple attract large number of devotees and tourists from across the globe. One can get a stunning view of the giant Himalayan peaks including Pancha Chooli, Nanda Devi and Trishul Parvat from the vicinity of this temple. All the people visiting this place are embraced equally and is an ideal place for rejuvenating and refreshing you from the regular hustling and bustling of the hectic city life.
Timings: Opened daily from 06:00 AM to 07:00 PM.
Bhaludam, is considered to be one of the best places to
visit in Ranikhet. It is a small lake made artificially. Located at a distance of 3 km just below the
Chaubattia Orchard. The lake was built in 1903 by the British Government. The
dam site is nourished with natural beauties, panoramic views of the Himalayan
Mountains, calmness and scenic surroundings. The small but beautiful garden
nearby the dam is serene and tranquil. The singing of birds, the cool breeze
and snow-capped valleys makes the dam area a perfect holidaying spot for the
nature loving tourists all around the world. The dam site is open for tourists
all through the year.
daily from 07:00 AM to 07:00 PM.
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