Tourist Places in Bhimtal

Places to Visit in Bhimtal

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Bhimtal Tourist Places



Bhimeshwara Mahadev Temple, Bhimtal
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Places to Visit in Bhimtal
  • Type: Place of Worship
Bhimtal is named after Bhima, one of the Pandava brothers of Mahabharata. Bhimeshwara Mahadev Temple is an old Shiva temple, located on the embankment of Bhimtal Lake. It is believed that a temple was already there during the time of Bhima, when he had come to this place during the exile period... Read More »
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Hanuman Garhi, Bhimtal
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Places to Visit in Bhimtal
  • Type: Religious Place
Hanuman Garhi or Hanumangarhi is located some 3.5 km from the Tallital or South End bus stop, at an altitude of 6,401 ft. Lord Hanuman – the monkey god of the epic Ramayana is the main deity of the temple. The place also offers some good views of the setting sun over the Himalayas. The... Read More »
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Folk Culture Museum, Bhimtal
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Places to Visit in Bhimtal
  • Type: Museum
The Folk Culture Museum, popularly known as Lok Sanskriti Sangrahalaya, houses a good collection of information and artefacts about the hilly regions of Uttar Pradesh. The collection of artefacts includes important information on various topics like stone implements, traditional rites, rituals... Read More »
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Hidimba Parvat, Bhimtal
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Places to Visit in Bhimtal
  • Type: Offbeat Attraction
Hidimba Parvat of Hidimba Hill is located some 5 km from Bhimtal and is named after the demon wife of Bheema – Hidimba of the Mahabharata. Vankhandi Maharaj, an environmentalist and monk lives there and he has developed a refuge for wild animals. The wildlife asylum is known as Vankhandi... Read More »
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Victoria Dam, Bhimtal
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Places to Visit in Bhimtal
  • Type: Dam
Victoria dam is located at one end of Bhimtal Lake and has terraced flower gardens that are placed on either side of the dam. There is also the 17th century Bhimeshwar Temple devoted to Shiva, located very next to it. Tourists can take a walk through the huge forests that surround the... Read More »
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Aquarium on the Island on Bhimtal, Bhimtal
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Places to Visit in Bhimtal
  • Type: Island
Bhimtal Lake has an island located within it, which once had a restaurant. However, the restaurant was closed down due to pollution issues and an aquarium was created in its place by the Nainital Lake Development Authority. The aquarium is now home to fish brought from countries like China, South... Read More »
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Karkotaka Temple, Bhimtal
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Ranked 7 of 8
Places to Visit in Bhimtal
  • Type: Place of Worship
The hill of Karkotaka is quite well known for the Nag Temple and is visited by thousands of pilgrims who come here to worship the serpent god, Nag Karkotaka Maharaja on the event of Rishi Panchami. Karkotaka hill is named after a mythical cobra named Karkotaka. It is believed that the temple with... Read More »
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Bhimtal Lake And Other Attractions, Bhimtal
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Places to Visit in Bhimtal
  • Type: Lake
Bhimtal is famous for its Bhimtal Lake, which is bigger than Naini Lake and offers good boating facilities. Plus, there is an island in the middle with an aquarium located on it. The island is only 91 metres from the lake shore and there is also a Bhimeshwar Temple along with a 40 feet high dam... Read More »
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