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Naina Devi Temple

Kumaon, India
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In a picturesque location !

In a picturesque location just beside the Naina Lake, the Naina Devi Temple dedicated to Goddess... read more

Reviewed 5 April 2017
New Delhi, India
must visit place when in Nainital

We were lucky to be here on Ashtami itself...very beautiful temple of devi on the shore of Naini... read more

Reviewed 12 October 2016
Mukesh A
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The current temple replaces the original 15th-century structure (buried in an 1880 landslide)that marks the spot where the goddess Sati's eye fell when her husband Shiva scattered her body parts over the country.
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Reviewed 5 April 2017

In a picturesque location just beside the Naina Lake, the Naina Devi Temple dedicated to Goddess Durga, is a calm & serene place with no hassles at all. The chanting of the divine mantras, the sound of the amazing bells, the fluttering red prayer flags...More

Thank chandan_khatua
Reviewed 12 October 2016

We were lucky to be here on Ashtami itself...very beautiful temple of devi on the shore of Naini lake. just 3-4 min walk from Mall road boating club.

Thank Mukesh A
Reviewed 4 December 2015

Blessed to visit this Shaktipeeth, It is said Parvati Devis eyes were dropped here during Daksha Yagna, so derived the Name Naina Devi Temple. You will feel the Devi power around. Visited during Durga Puja, it was so nicely decorated. Panditji gave Laddu prasad I...More

Thank reena56
Reviewed 29 November 2015

Naina devi temple in Nainital is one of Sakthi peedams.It is said that Parvathi Devi's Eyes have fallen down here.Nainangal or Vizhigal is the other expressions for eyes & tall means Lake.That is how the name Nainital is derived & this place is full of...More

Thank ekambaramPondicherry
Reviewed 3 November 2015

One of the best places to visit in Nainital. The temple is clean and calm and has hundreds of visitors coming to see this temple. The best time is to go during bengali festival where complete devi temple is decorated.

Thank simkap1
Reviewed 8 September 2015 via mobile

Visited Nainital from Delhi on 21st July.Kathgodam is the last Railway Station.From here its 35Km to Lake Nainital. Lake Nainital is Clean & beautiful. Naini Devi Temple is situated just corner of the Lake & main Market is hardly 300mtr from the Lake. To stay...More

Thank DhrubaChetia
Reviewed 10 July 2015

It is believed that the Naini Lake is one of the 64 Shakti Peeths, or religious sites where parts of the charred body of Sati (Parvati) fell on earth while being carried by Lord Shiva. The spot where Sati's eyes (or Nain) fell, came to...More

Thank GautamChakraborty
Reviewed 18 May 2015

Naina devi temple is situated almost 400-500 steps on the mountain with a great scenic view. It does not take much time to seek darshan of the Godess. The temple also has a great view of the lake and mountains.

Thank ShawetaBansal
Reviewed 2 April 2015

Naina means eye, and and taal means lake - and thus the place named as Nainital. It was some 500 steps from our hotel at Nainital to reach Naina Devi Temple. Under cool bridge, me and my wife taking off our shoes entered the arena....More

1  Thank SubirBose
Reviewed 14 March 2015

I visited here in 2011 mandir is very nice and situated on high mountain so you have to walk to reach there. room available there is very poor in service

1  Thank Vishu92
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