Location: The hill station of Mussoorie is not only famous for adventure activities but is also a popular religious destination. The holy Jwala Devi temple is located on the top of Benog hills at an altitude of 2104 m.
Description: This famous temple is dedicated to goddess Jwala ji and houses an idol of goddess Durga. This temple is surrounded by lush green forest and from here tourists can experience an exquisite view of the region that surrounds it. From this place, a person can view the entire Mussoorie to his east, Yamuna River to his north and Doon Valley to his south. The serene and calm ambiance of the temple is sure to leave the visitors relaxed and rejuvenated. Devotees in large number throng this temple all around the year and offer coconut as a mark of respect. Chanting of the goddess’s name makes the ambiance more holy and pure. Nature lovers will surely enjoy themselves amidst the natural beauty of the region.
Activities: With the help of binoculars, tourists can enjoy a beautiful view of the valley downhill from this point. In addition, travelers can also savor the parshad which is distributed among all the people visiting the temple.