Garjiya Devi Temple, Jim Corbett National Park

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Built on a huge rock in the middle of Kosi River, Garjiya Devi Temple attracts thousands of devotees, offering awe-inspiring views of cliffs and the river from this its island. Set in the oldest national park in India, this Shakti shrine features a black granite statue of Lakshmi Narayan dating from the 9th century and a 1.5 m (4.5 ft) high statue of Garjiya Devi, the presiding deity. Enjoy a picnic with a refreshing dip in the river near one of the most famous temples of the Nainital District. The place gets very crowded during Hindu holidays, so expect to wait in line to climb the steep stairs. For travelers who use our world travel planner, Jim Corbett National Park holidays become easier to arrange, with trips to the Garjiya Devi Temple and other attractions mapped out and timetabled.
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  • Temple stairs are very steep, but well-maintained. Darshan is peaceful and no hurry by priests. Good place to see local diety.  more »
  • It's a religious place and not managed properly. You first walk inside from the main gate, then over the kosi river through a bridge and then climb a 100 stairs on to the temple. It's only good if you...  more »
  • A small famous temple, nearly 50+ steps to climb up on hill, attractive location, river passing by, one can seat and get relax in cold water,  more »
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  • This place is awesome to visit . You feel great in water just like you are floating in air. Excellent features along with feeling of excellence pleasure.
  • Very soothing place usually crowded ..with river, rocs, mountain,bridge,temple.... if you going to enter in river for or photos stone in river are very slippery & though the river is shallow but current very fast !!! So be careful. Garjiya Devi Temple is a noted Devi temple located in the Garjiya village near Ramnagar, Uttarakhand.It is a sacred Shakti shrine where Garjiya Devi is the presiding deity. a calm n quiet place to worship with beautiful surrounding.
  • nice view surrounded with lots of tree and near by kosi river which is so beautiful and temple is mind blowing must visit mata bless you all
  • Peaceful location. Lucky to have The Darshan of Girija devi. The Temple within the river
  • This historical temple lies in ramnagar - ranikhet route. one has to go 1km off the main road to reach this site. mostly crowded on weekends with queues going beyond imagination. it also has a cave based bhairo temple at the bottom of main complex.

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Where to stay in Jim Corbett National Park

The longest-established national park in India, Jim Corbett National Park has a number of places to stay, either within the boundaries of the park itself, or just outside. A few guesthouses lie tucked in remote jungle locations, where advance reservations are a must. Alternatively, campgrounds provide a more budget-friendly, back-to-basics experience. Beyond that, highway 309 running north-southeast of the park has a number of resorts, hotels, and guesthouses.
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