You cannot miss visiting Naina Devi temple that rests on the banks of Naini Lake. It is believed by the locals that Goddess Sati’s eyes fell at the same spot where this temple stands. Situated at the top of Naina Hill, the temple attracts a great number of devotees. This temple is a small slice of heaven in the midst of lush green surroundings.
Today, proceed on a visit to Naina Devi Temple and Hanuman Garhi. The Naina Devi Temple is located on the northern end of the picturesque Naini Lake. The temple is devoted to the Hindu Goddess Naina Devi and along with her statue, the temple also enshrines the idols of Lord Ganesha and Goddess Kali.
After checking in at the hotel, we set out for sightseeing. One of famous Shakti Peeths of the Hindus, Naina Devi Temple is a place of great devotion for the people. It is revered because it is considered to be the place where Goddess Sati's eyes fell when her corpse was being carried by her husband Lord Shiva. The word 'Naina' means 'eyes' in Sanskrit, hence, the name. The place offers an almost immediate atmosphere of peace and serenity to the millions of devotees that flock here every year. Naina Devi Temple is located at the Northern end of the Naini Lake. The temple is at walking distance from the Nainital Bus Stand.