Jakhu Temple, Shimla

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At Jakhu Temple, see the red 33 m (108 ft) tall idol of the Hindu deity, Hanuman. Locals believe that Hanuman, also known as the Monkey Lord, brings fortune to those who embark on an uphill trek to reach his sacred refuge. At an altitude of 2,455 m (8,000 ft), the ancient temple also harbors its most peculiar denizens--monkeys--who signify the god's omnipresence. However, be sure to secure all your belongings when you reach the site, because these creatures are known to take anything they can get their hands on. Before leaving the temple, ring the bell for good luck before descending back to the city. Put Jakhu Temple and other Shimla attractions into our Shimla journey tool , and watch your holiday take shape.
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  • better to reach here through car and ropeway, because this temple is situated at very high on hill..  more »
  • The Statue of Lord Hanuman is 108 ft hight its build by very famous actor Amitabh Bachchan and his family... be aware from Monkeys and before start on stair rent a wooden stick  more »
  • We took the walk up to the temple , it's a steep walk with a few short breaks took about 25 mins to reach. Unfortunately the trees make it difficult for good photo opportunities on the way up & a litt...  more »
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  • Beautiful and peaceful place, top of the mountain. Garden and canteen available here, so you can time pass with your child or loved one. The place with positive vibes. You can reach here by walk, private cab and rope way. Lovely place.
  • A very divine place with a lot of positive vibes .Ideal for people looking for peace and sacredness. People singing devotional songs and bhajans make the place holy. Benches are also available. Drinking water also available. There's a park also where children as well as adults can spend a very good time. Only one concern and that's monkeys. But they also do not attack often (Atleast I have not seen one). But all and all a very beautiful place. Place is good for people of all age groups. The atmosphere here is very refreshing and healthy. A must visit place to refresh one's mood and mind.One can spend a really good time here.
  • Place is nice and at the mountain top. Took the hard way i.e by steps up to 300. It was hard work but it was fun also. Lots of monkeys at the temple. Took the transport when going down the temple. It was exciting.
  • 1. There are 2 ways to go to Temple. One is through cable wire & other is by walking. 2. If you chose to walk, you will have to walk a lot. Aaaaaaaa lot. In the journey, a time will come when you will start sitting after every 25-30 steps. But it is fun.
  • At the top hill of Shimla. about 3 km far from mall road advantageous place... Stay away from monkey They can stole your things.. If u go there so be carefully... Don't carry bags, glasses, cameras, mobile phones etc...

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