Location: Located to the south of Tallital, Hanuman Garhi is a popular Hindu temple in Nainital. It is just about 3.5 km away from Tallital bus stop.
Description: Hanuman Garhi is a famous temple, established by sage Neem Karoli Baba. It majestically stands at an attitude of 1,951 m, above sea level. Lord Hanuman, a Hindu deity, is worshipped by devotees in this temple. Devotees can view the beautiful statue of Lord Hanuman overlooking the Tarai valley. According to Hindu epic Ramayana, Hanuman was a great devotee of Lord Rama. To prove his deep love for Ram, Hanuman tore his chest open and everyone was stunned to see the image of Ram and Sita literally in his heart. The statue of Lord Hanuman in the temple depicts the same story. After worshiping, devotees can enjoy the mesmerizing view of mountains slopes covered with greenery of trees. The temple presents a profusion of simplicity and beauty. Devotees do not have to walk a long distance to reach the temple as transport services like buses and taxes are easily available.
Activities: Hanuman Garhi is very popular among people for its magnificent views of sunset and sunrise. During sunset, an amalgam of redness of sky and lush greenery of mountains offers a wonderful view to visitors.