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The current temple replaces the original 15th-century structure (buried in...

The current temple replaces the original 15th-century structure (buried in an 1880 landslide)that marks the spot where the goddess Sati's eye fell when her husband Shiva scattered her body parts over the country.

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In a picturesque location !

In a picturesque location just beside the Naina Lake, the Naina Devi Temple dedicated to Goddess Durga, is a calm & serene place with no hassles at all. The chanting of the... read more

Reviewed 5 April 2017
New Delhi, India
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New Delhi, India
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Reviewed 5 April 2017

In a picturesque location just beside the Naina Lake, the Naina Devi Temple dedicated to Goddess Durga, is a calm & serene place with no hassles at all. The chanting of the divine mantras, the sound of the amazing bells, the fluttering red prayer flags - all adds to the spiritual ambience of this holy place !

Thank chandan_khatua
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Reviewed 12 October 2016

We were lucky to be here on Ashtami itself...very beautiful temple of devi on the shore of Naini lake. just 3-4 min walk from Mall road boating club.

Thank Mukesh A
New Delhi, India
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Reviewed 4 December 2015

Blessed to visit this Shaktipeeth, It is said Parvati Devis eyes were dropped here during Daksha Yagna, so derived the Name Naina Devi Temple. You will feel the Devi power around. Visited during Durga Puja, it was so nicely decorated. Panditji gave Laddu prasad I felt blessed as if Goddess has showered her blessings. The location of the temple at... More 

Thank reena56
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Reviewed 29 November 2015

Naina devi temple in Nainital is one of Sakthi peedams.It is said that Parvathi Devi's Eyes have fallen down here.Nainangal or Vizhigal is the other expressions for eyes & tall means Lake.That is how the name Nainital is derived & this place is full of lakes. This temple is situated in the corner of Nainital lake.It is very nice temple... More 

Thank ekambaramPondicherry
New Delhi, India
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Reviewed 3 November 2015

One of the best places to visit in Nainital. The temple is clean and calm and has hundreds of visitors coming to see this temple. The best time is to go during bengali festival where complete devi temple is decorated.

Thank simkap1
Guwahati, India
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Reviewed 8 September 2015 via mobile

Visited Nainital from Delhi on 21st July.Kathgodam is the last Railway Station.From here its 35Km to Lake Nainital. Lake Nainital is Clean & beautiful. Naini Devi Temple is situated just corner of the Lake & main Market is hardly 300mtr from the Lake. To stay at Nainital Lots of Hotels are there in Mall Road & its adjacent market.

Thank DhrubaChetia
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Reviewed 10 July 2015

It is believed that the Naini Lake is one of the 64 Shakti Peeths, or religious sites where parts of the charred body of Sati (Parvati) fell on earth while being carried by Lord Shiva. The spot where Sati's eyes (or Nain) fell, came to be called Nain-tal or lake of the eye. The goddess Shakti is worshiped at the... More 

Thank GautamChakraborty
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Reviewed 18 May 2015

Naina devi temple is situated almost 400-500 steps on the mountain with a great scenic view. It does not take much time to seek darshan of the Godess. The temple also has a great view of the lake and mountains.

Thank ShawetaBansal
Kolkata (Calcutta), India
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Reviewed 2 April 2015

Naina means eye, and and taal means lake - and thus the place named as Nainital. It was some 500 steps from our hotel at Nainital to reach Naina Devi Temple. Under cool bridge, me and my wife taking off our shoes entered the arena. The lake, the devotees and above all the divinely feelings almost hypnotized us and we... More 

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Karnal, India
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Reviewed 14 March 2015

I visited here in 2011 mandir is very nice and situated on high mountain so you have to walk to reach there. room available there is very poor in service

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