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Tourism of Nainital in vacations has grown by leaps and bounds
with a great arrival of tourists from throughout the world who have been
charmingly attractive to the travelers. Nainital is the beautiful hill
station of Uttaranchal. It is the major town of Kumaon. Nainital
is situated around a beautiful lake. It is the most charming tourist
destinations of India. The Nanital is the combination of two words, the
word "Naini" means 'Eyes' and "Tal" means 'Lake'.
Nainital is connected to all the main State Highways. Nanital is a city
in the Indian state of Uttarakhand.
It is said that Sati, the wife of Shiva consigns herself to the
sacrificial fire when her father Daksha insulted her lord
Shiva. In sorrow, lord Shiva danced the tandava with the dead
body of Goddess Sati, until Lord Vishnu cut it into small
pieces spreading it all over the land. The spots where her body parts
landed became Shaktipeethas, admired by pilgrims even nowadays.
It is believed that Sati's eyes, or Naina landed at Nainital therefore
giving the place its name and nowadays in this place makes a temple this
is called Naina Devi Temple.
Spiritual Tours Nainital covers almost all the famous and important
pilgrims' centers of Nainital like Naina Devi Temple, Garjiya Devi
Temple and Seeta Bani Temple. Nainital is also the sacred
place and picnic spots of Uttaranchal. The famous land of Nainital is a
glory for nature lovers. You can visit some other picnic spots like
Almora, Mukteshwar, Ranikhet and Kausani.
Nainital is also linked with Jim Corbett National Park.
The wildlife of Uttaranchal Jim Corbett National Park consists of a
great variety of flora and fauna species like elephants, tiger, panther,
wild boar, sloth bear, leopard, cat, jungle cat, cheetah, swamp deer,
hog deer, barking deer, nilgai, languor, rhesus monkey, nuggar gharial,
monitor lizard, python, peafowl, jungle fowl, partridges etc.
Devi Temple is situated 14 kms. From Ramnagar. Garjiya Devi Temple
is visited by thousand of devotees from different parts of India.
Garjiya Devi Temple is major attraction of Nainital. Naina Devi Temple
is prime attraction of Nanital. It is dedicated to the deity stands
here. Seeta Bani Temple is situated about 20 kms from Ram Nagar; during
ram Navmi big fair is held. It is also prime attraction of Nainital.
Some prime tourist attractions situated near Nanital like Bhimtal,
Bhowali, Corbett National Park, Jeolikote, Naukuchia Tal, Ramgarh and
Sat Tal. Bhimtal is the largest lake around Nainital named after Bhima,
the epic Mahabharata character.
Some Religious Places situated near Nanital like Hanuman Garhi.
It is situated at a height of 1951 meters. This place was recognized by
Baba Neem Kiroli. A very beautiful Hanuman Temple is at the top.
From Hanuman Garhi watching the Sunset is very peaceful. St. John's
Church is situated near Nanital. It was built in 1847. Many other
attractions are situated near Nanital like Snow View, Naini Lake or
Naini Taal, Naina Peak, Kilburi, Observatory,
Zoo Gardens, Horse Riding.
By Air : Pantnagar, 71 km is the nearest airport.
By Rail : The nearest railway station is Kathgodam 36 km. away.
By Road : Nainital is connected by good motorable
roads to many places.