Jakhu Temple, Shimla

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#1 of 19 in Historic Sites in Shimla
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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  • There have two way to reach this temple. One is cable car it was little costly but good for old age people and other one by walk with nature . its beautiful way. be aware from monkeys near temple . Te...  more »
  • As per my knowledge there are 2 ways to reach Jakhu Temple, on foot through Mall road or by car. Please makesure, leave your all belongings in car as there are many monkeys and they lunge.  more »
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