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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  • The Jhakoo temple is located at the highest place in Shimla, the statue of Shri Hanuman is known to be biggest statue in country. The statue can be seen from any point in Shimla.  more »
  • Jakhu temple is a very old temple. It is believed that lord hanuman stopped here when he was bringing sanjeevne butti. The new highlight us the tallest 108 feet statue of lord hanuman  more »
  • We were little late in the evening but managed to attend Aarti. Thanks to a very noble Innova driver who ferry us from Shimla town. Road to temple is terrifying and requires immense patience & skills....  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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