Chandi Devi Temple, Haridwar
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Chandi Devi Temple

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Chandi Devi Temple
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  • Best Time:  During Day
  • Length of visit:  2-3hrs
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Madhushudan
  • Madhushudan
  • 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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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
  • 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
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  • 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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About Chandi Devi Temple

    • 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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