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Jhula Devi Temple in Ranikhet

Jhula Devi temple is situated at a distance of 7 kilometres from the town of Ranikhet near Chaubatia. It is said that the dense jungle near the temple was once full of wild animals, leopards and tigers used to attack local villagers. The villagers prayed to Maa Durga for protection, and one day Goddess Durga came in a shepherd's dream and advised him to excavate her idol.

The popularity of the temple can be realized by number of bells hanging over the temple walls. The temple priests have to timely shift the old bells to a different place to make room for the new bells that are tied everyday.

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Location:
Ranikhet
Uttarakhand, India
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Ticket / Cost / Expenses:
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Time people usually spend here:
1 hours
Altitude / Height:
5958 feet
Latitude / Longitude:
29.6181480°N, 79.4435004°E
Distance from Ranikhet to Jhula Devi Temple
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Read traveller's reviews about Jhula Devi Temple..

Overall Rating:4.3

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  '5' out of 5
"Beautiful awesome temple of goddess Jhula devi . The temple is identified by a large number of bells hanging inside the temple and every person who wishes will fulfill come back here to hang the bell."
  '5' out of 5
"Located on the way to chaubatiya garden. Connected with an ancient story of jhula Devi who made the surroundings peaceful and free from the menace of wild animals "
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"Very very nice cool place pice ful .tample is best"
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"wounderfull"
  '5' out of 5
"spent my childhood there. Ii's a divine and spiritual place.Pilgrims come to make a wish to Jhula Devi Mata and when their wish is fulfilled they come again and offer a bell to Jhula Devi temple. "

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Content of this page was last updated at Sep 5, 2016