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September to May
6 AM - 10 PM
Spiritual Excursion & Sightseeing
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Naina Devi Temple

Naina Devi Temple Nainital is one of the sacred Shaktipeeths associated with Hindu religion. Goddess Naina Devi is the presiding deity of the temple. It is located beside the popular Naini Lake. A huge number of devotees visit the temple due to its association with a mythological story of Lord Shiva and his first wife, Goddess Sati. Naina Devi Temple Nainital was rebuilt in the year 1883 after being destroyed by a catastrophic landslide. The temple also has a sacred fig tree present on its premises which is worshipped by the visitors. During popular festivals and events like Navratri and Chhatri Fair, thousands of visitors come to the temple. Naina Devi Temple Timings is 6 AM to 10 PM. Naina Devi Nainital is easy to reach. It is at a distance of 35 km from Kathgodam Railway Station. The nearest airport is Pantnagar Airport which is at a distance of 55 km from the temple.
Shruti Gupta
Naina Devi TempleOn the edges of the Naini Lake, stands the Naina Devi Temple, a 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.
It was already dusk and we headed for Mall Road and visited Naina Devi Temple. We were hungry again! We went on to have some really good Biryani. We roamed around mall road and this Mall road market has Lots of shops and much variety of shopping, eating joints, ice cream parlors street foods, hawkers selling anything and everything. It is a heaven for skilled bargainers with really good stuff being sold. Since vehicle entry in restricted every evening. We grabbed my favorite cup of hot chocolate and decided to walk to our hotel, which was approx. 800ms up from mall road.