Chandi Devi Temple, Haridwar
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Chandi Devi Temple

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Chandi Devi Temple
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About Chandi Devi Temple

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    • Not Allowed: Pets
    • Timings - Opening & Closing: Monday - Friday: 7.00 AM - 7.00 PM , Saturday: 7.00 AM - 7.00 PM , Sunday: 7.00 AM - 7.00 PM , Public Holidays: 7.00 AM - 7.00 PM

Chandi Devi Temple, located on the top of Neel Parvat, is one of the most famous temples of India. This place is of great religious importance and is also considered as one of the Shakti peethas of North India. This temple is also known as Siddh peetha, as it is believed to have powers to fulfil the wishes of devotees.

According to legend, it is believed that Goddess Chandika Devi rested for a short while on Neel Parvat. This happened after she killed demon kings, Shumbh and Nishumbha. This temple was constructed to welcome her back.

Chandi Devi Temple was constructed in 1929 by Suchat Singh, who was the reigning king of Kashmir. However, it was believed that the idol present in the temple was installed in 8th century, by Adi Shankaracharya.

Tourists travelling to this temple can hire an auto-rickshaw, cycle rickshaw, tongas or taxis, from any part of Haridwar. In addition, travellers can also opt for trekking-route, which is around 3 km from Chandighat. Another mode of transportation available for reaching the temple is through the cable car. It takes duration of around 20 to 25 minutes so as to reach the holy shrine.
 

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  • Best Time:  During Day
  • Length of visit:  2-3hrs
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Sudipta nayan Ghosh
  • Sudipta nayan Ghosh
  • Lives in Barrackpore
  • 5 Reviews

"Beautiful view from temple premises" new review

  • 6.00/7
  • Posted 3 weeks ago
Chandi Devi temple is situated on top of a hill opposite to that of manasha hill. It is almost 5 kms away from har ki pauri. Beware of monkeys and temple priests. Keep your valuables inside your bag , if not necessary(the valuables) , don't carry them with you.
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Priti Tikle
  • Priti Tikle
  • Lives in Pune
  • 4 Reviews

"Has a nice view"

  • 5.00/7
  • Posted 1 month ago
This temple is around 3-4 km from Manasa Devi temple. There is rope-way of 750m to go up to the temple. View of Ganga river while in trolley is very good. Must visit temple of Haridwar. There is a restaurant from where ropeway starts. Food available there is really good.
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Siddharth Surana
  • Siddharth Surana
  • Lives in Delhi
  • 3 Reviews

"Awesome Experience"

  • 7.00/7
  • Posted Jan 3, 2015
Chandi devi Temple is located on another hill & is at a greater height than the Mansa Devi Temple. The best way to reach there is through a Cable Car. The whole package is Value for money. The whole trip is just awesome & you would enjoy with your family.
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Ram
  • Ram
  • 5 Reviews

"Amazing view from trolley when moving upwards to temple"

  • 6.50/7
  • Posted Aug 2, 2014
Chandi Devi Mandir is located in the depth of mountains. This is a famous temple of Hindu. To go there, we have to take the trolley. From trolley, you can see the amazing view of forest and mountains downwards.
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Madhushudan
  • Madhushudan
  • Cityslicker
  • 6 Reviews

"Best Mandir"

  • 4.50/7
  • Posted Dec 25, 2013
Situated at the mountain. Very serene place for praying for the goddess.
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  • 4 votes

Prem kumar Gupta
  • Prem kumar Gupta
  • Lives in Jaipur
  • 3 Reviews

"Temple with a ropeway facilities"

  • 7.00/7
  • Posted Dec 3, 2013
Nice place to visit with ropeway facitities, toilets and food etc
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Nandini Umesh
  • Nandini Umesh
  • Flashpacker
  • Lives in Mysore
  • 8 Reviews

"Cable Car Fun"

  • 6.50/7
  • Posted Oct 5, 2013
The temple is placed on the hill top and can be reached by cable car or by walking. By walking it can take one to one and half hour.
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Kiran Notwani
  • Kiran Notwani
  • Lives in Ahmedabad
  • 1 photo
  • 7 Reviews

"Heaven"

  • 5.00/7
  • Posted Sep 3, 2013
It's atop a mountain.
Monkeys surround it.
None less than heaven.
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Kiran Notwani
  • Kiran Notwani
  • Lives in Ahmedabad
  • 1 photo
  • 7 Reviews

"Heaven"

  • 5.00/7
  • Posted Sep 3, 2013
Its on top of mountain.
Monkeys always surrounding it.
A big queue is there for its darshan.
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