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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. Use our Jim Corbett National Park travel itinerary planner to visit Garjiya Devi Temple on your trip to Jim Corbett National Park, and learn what else travelers and our writers recommend seeing nearby.
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  • One of unique kind of temple due to location surrounded by river from 2 side don't know what happen during mansoon. if lucky can see wild animals if come for drinking water 
  • I loved thw place every much. Went there with my family and were shocked to see temple inside the river. 
  • location wise Good, peaceful place to spend some time there. Near to river which looks more beautiful. 
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  • The temple for its religious value apart is a sight in itself. The river banks were calm and soothing. We sat soaking our legs in cool waters, letting kids play in water under our watchful eyes. The only deterrent was the trash people left behind .. diapers mostly... Ugh!! Wake your conscience, people!! Leave our rivers clean please!!
  • Very soothing palace usually crowded ..with river, rocs, mountain,bridge,temple.... A very good palace photographer's & selfie lover's 😍😍 Note: watch out 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.
  • Must visit while you are on trip to Corbett, Ramnagar. Serenity of this place is spellbinding.
  • visited and yes .... its was awesome as you sad....my friend