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Chitai Temple, Almora

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Religious Site Tourist Spot
Participate in the reverence of Lord Shiva in the form of Gaur Bhairav at Chitai Temple. Make your wishes true by asking the god for his grant with clear conscience. Worship the deity with pieces of white cloth, pagri, and white shawl. See the thousands of bells strung around the temple, as the god is said to be represented by them. Seek the divine intervention by writing your request and pinning the letter to the bells. Enjoy the eateries with their local cuisine menu, as well as tea and pakora. Beware of the monkeys and protect your possessions. To visit Chitai Temple and other attractions in Almora, use our Almora vacation planner.
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Reviews
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  • Being one of the most popular temples this side, you may expect a sizeable crowd. The temple though is unique for its string of Bells which abound in the precincts - considering folks have their wishe...  more »
  • Temple located around 8 km from almora towards Jageshwar Dham/ Pithoragarh, in Chitai village. It is to believe that Golu Devta fulfill everyone's wishes and in return devotees offer bells one can see...  more »
  • Golu devta is a form of Shiva and very close to the hearts of people of this area. There are a large number of bells of different sizes hung all around. Fulfillment of a wish is acknowledged by a devo...  more »
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  • Golu dev is popular for fulfilling ones wishes and one can see letters all over this temple with wishes of people.Golu devta is also known as dev of Justice...Must visit place .
  • If you like bells, this is the temple to visit! For the lucky ones, this temple makes there wishes come true..
  • Peaceful!! Bells of faith can be seen hanging in thousands! Golu Devta is called the God of Justice! Beware of the monkeys that can snatch your prasad away!
  • really nice place..Golu devta thought to be incarnation of Gaur Bhairav (Shiva)..people come here with wishes written in letters and stamps and offer bells.lots of big small bells and letters can be seen all around ..monkeys here could be dangerous for ur food and offering..so be carefull..
  • Thousands of bells attached around temple complex. Nice to visit.