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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  • Best experience ever while walking upstairs. You need lots of energy to walk up to that height. Walking with breaking distance is best strategy to reach the temple. Avoid vehicles, if not suffering from any problem, to have nicer experience!😘😍😃😃
  • 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.
  • Caution. Don't wear spects or goggles or cap or carry food openly or carry loosely any item. Monkeys are a menace . They come from behind and swiftly take away the item. place is otherwise calm n serene and suitable for all , not only for the spiritually inclined but a must visit for all. Ropeway exists n prefer it over taxi. Road has Steep climb and width for small cars only.
  • Very nice place, very clean and and beautiful. The only problem is that the monkeys are very wicked over there, and try to steal things from visitors hand. So who ever want to visit the place, have to be very careful and keep all the valuable things safely.
  • Nice temple at height. Ropeway is good for old people to approach temple. Beware of monkey's so don't carry any eatables.
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