Jakhoo TempleCurrently Open [Closes at 12:00 pm]
- Address: Jakhu, Shimla, Himachal Pradesh 171001, India
- Timings: 05:00 am - 09:00 pm Details
- Phone: +91-1772811313
- Ticket Price: Free
- Time Required: 01:00 Hrs
- Tags: Religious Site, Temple, View Point, Family And Kids
This ancient temple in Shimla is dedicated to the Lord Hanuman or the Monkey God and has a special mention in the Indian epic Ramayana. It stands with the great poise at Shimla’s highest point offering panoramic view of the entire city. The astounding mountain ranges and the hills leave you astonished by the natural beauty.
The temple has been exhaustively renovated and this vantage point is being connected by a ropeway. At the top of the hill in the temple complex at 108 feet, a tall idol of the Lord Hanuman is a big attraction for the tourists.
- Watch out for the monkeys who might try to snatch your belongings.
- The place is good enough for a hike, but if you are not up for it, you can go by a vehicle.
- You can also take a pony ride up the hill.
- You can get there by a Bus or a taxi.
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68.69% of people who visit Shimla include Jakhoo Temple in their plan
4 PM - 5 PM
70.27% of people start their Jakhoo Temple visit around 4 PM - 5 PM
People usually take around 1 Hr to see Jakhoo Temple
93.85% of people prefer to travel by car while visiting Jakhoo Temple
Amazing place ..... Lots of monkeys (be aware from monkeys). approx 2.5 km distance from the famous church. Its on top, so be ready to climb straight. If you not able to track on hills so dont go there its not for you
I think that, these kinds of places are meaningful to people because they are natural and people can be there alone, away from their everyday life. I used to go there to be alone or to dream with my eyes open admiring the blue sky or the clouds. I liked to go there to lay down on the grass, listen to the wind, kiss the flowers and watch the leaves moving. It was hard to go up the hill to get there, but I wanted to see everyday my seven trees, to see how the color of the leaves changed and to feel the softness of the grass. I used to go there with a reason or with no reason at all. I knew that I had to be there to forget who I am, to breath and re-feed myself with hope. That was the only place I could go to dance, or sing, or cry. That place was part of me. The wind was part of my breath, the leaves were part of my song, the flowers were part of my purity and the trees were my friends that I used to hug every time when I got there. I used to go there even in winter to play with clean snow. In my native town, even after a fresh snow, we got a gray-black layer of soot over the snow. All the town was covered with dirty snow.
This is an historical place of Shimla. Very beautiful place in lap of mountains and nature. If you are visitor in shimla, you must visit this place. Holy place for Hindus. You must careful about monkeys. You should not carry eatables in Hands otherwise monkeys will follow you and they will snatch you eatables. You should visit this place in mornings. Love to visit this place.
Best experience. This temple is situated on one of the highest hills of Shimla. Peaceful environment but beware of monkeys.
The Temple is famous for its historical significance and is well maintained. It's beautifully constructed especially the statue of Lord Hanuman. All you should really beware of is the number of monkeys in the temple.Hence mobiles and food items should be out of their visibility.On my visit I myself have seen two mobiles getting stolen.To get them back you have to do a barter system by serving them with some food.