Thursday, March 26, 2015


 Nainital, also known as the city of the lake and the district of Uttarankahd lake, is located around the lake Naini. This place is named after the Goddess Naini Devi, the presiding idol of the area. It is located at a height of 1,938 meters. Nainital is in September in a container valley containing a pear-shaped lake, approximately two miles in circumference, and surrounded by mountains. Nainital is definitely a paradise for adventure seekers. Nainital is a famous tourist destination of India, attracting hundreds of domestic and foreign tourists every year. Some of the important places in the district are Nainital, Hanumangarhi, Haldwani, Kaladhungi, Ramnagar, Bhowali, Ramgarh, Mukteshwar, Bhimtal, Sattal and Naukuchiatal. Nainital Zoo is a very important tourist Where can you find rare species of snow leopard, steppe eagle and the Himalayan black bear. The Governor of the Raj Bhavan house with its sprawling gardens is one of the few Raj Bhavans open to the public. Last attraction of Nainital is the Eco Cave Garden where you can learn acerca ecosphere.
The most famous of the lakes of Nainital is the Naini lake from which this city its name inherits with a circumference of Acerca Nearly two thousand and 28 meters deep cocoon Within seven hills known as 'Sapta-shring' Namely, Naini Peak or Cheena Peak at 2611 meters, Laria Kanta [from the name of a goddess] at 2481 meters, Deopatta [Camel Hump] at 2273 meters, Alma Peak [Snow View] at 2270 meters, Aryapatta [Complete blackout] mt in 2235, Sherman Ka-Danda [Tiger Ridge] to 2217 meters and Handi-Bandi [Devil whos laughter that can be heard from here] to 2139 mt. From an aerial view, Naini Lake Emerald Green looks like the eye of Nainital and is almost surrounded by many small cottages, shops, restaurants and hotels pear shaped. The night lights add more glamor and give an ethereal look the lake a sparkling gem necklace worn by the Himalayan ranges.

Nainital eleven o'clock covered with thick forests and dense before being turned into a vacation spot before 1839 and, above all, inhabited by tribal people of the breed Kumaoni. It was initially developed as a summer residence for the British and post independence became a summer destination of the work from April to October of the State Government in Uttar Pradesh; However Ceased function of state government STI in 1963 and the Secretariat got turned into High Court ESTA District.

Naina Devi Temple- The temple is located on the northern shore of Naini lake. The presiding deity of the temple is Maa Naina Devirepresented by two NETRAS  or eyes. Flanking Naina Devi are the deities of Mata Kali and Lord Ganesha Nainital is believed to be one of the 64 Shaktipeeths, where one of the body parts of Goddess Sati fell, when Lord Shiva carried her body. In Nainital, the eyes (naina) of the Goddess are assumed to have fallen. The shrine of Naina Devi is a must visit for devout Hindus. and was reconstructed after being destroyed in the 1880 landslide. One can also get an amazing view of the hill station, overlooking the lake, from the temple.

Pt. G.B.  Pant High Altitude Zoo: Opened in 1994, it is one of the two High altitude Zoo in India, Second is in Darjeeling, West Bengal. It houses various Phesants e.g. Kaleej Phesant etc.; high altitude endangered Mammals like Siberian Tiger, Snow Leopard, Goat Antelope-Ghooral and Serao etc. The animals are according to their habitat altitude, e.g. Snow Leopard is kept on the highest point.

Gurney House, the former residence, of Jim Corbett, is located on Ayarpatta Hill. Before leaving for Kenya, Jim and his sister Maggie sold the house to a zamindari family in Bihar. It is a private residence but is open to visitors as a museum of Corbett memorabilia.

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