Jhula Devi Temple

About Jhula Devi Temple

Jhula Devi temple is an ancient 8th century temple located at a distance of 7 km from Ranikhet near Chaubatia. Earlier a number of wild animals such as leopards and tigers, who used to attack the villagers, inhabited the dense woods near the temple.

7 kms
From Ranikhet
30 mins

Jhula Devi Temple in Ranikhet

When the villagers offered prayers to Durga Maa for their safety, the Durga Maa then appeared in the dreams of a shehard and advised him to excavate her idol. Hence, the temple was built on the very place. Since then it is believed that Jhuli Devi grants the wishes of her devotees. On the fulfilment of the wishes, the devotees offer a bell at the temple. One can see dozens of bells adorned at the temple.

Location of Jhula Devi Temple

Jhula Devi Temple is located in Ranikhet ( Chaubatia).

Location & How to Reach Jhula Devi Temple

The ancient Jhula Devi temple is located at a distance of 7 km from Ranikhet in Almora district of Uttarakhand. Adorned in the verdant hills of Kumaon, the Jhula Devi Temple is located near the Chaubatia Gardens. Private as well as state owned buses to the nearest city Almora operate from ISBT Anand Vihar, Delhi. From Almora, you need to hire a taxi to reach Ranikhet. Kathgodam railway station at 75 km away is the nearest railhead to Ranikhet. Buses and taxis to Ranikhet are available from Kathgodam. Pantnagar airport at 110 km away is the closest air connectivity from Ranikhet. Taxis to Ranikhet are easily available from the airport.

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What is Jhula Devi Temple famous for?

Jhula Devi Temple is popular place for following activities/ interests - Devi Temples, Religious, Temples.

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