Jakhu Temple, Shimla

4.2
Must see · Religious Site · Tourist Spot
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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  • Jakhu Temple located on the Jakhu hill, highest point in Shimla. Mighty 108 ft statue of Lord Hanuman. How to reach: Via Ropeway around 500-550/- for two way ticket. Govt operated shared taxi...  more »
  • The Jakhu Temple is the temple for Lord Hanuman.As the temple is situated on top of Jakhu Hill so is the name.The vehicles ply upto the temple stairs.From there you have to climb some stairs,not...  more »
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