A major place of worship for Hindus, Goddess Naina Devi is devoted to Maa Naina Devi, the "Mother Goddess." The temple was built in the 15th century, though much of its current structure dates back to the 1880s--major efforts restored the building to its former glory after a devastating landslide. The surrounding area offers a tranquil atmosphere and remains an ideal spot to relax beside Naini Lake. For travelers who use our world travel planner, Nainital holidays become easier to arrange, with trips to the Goddess Naina Devi and other attractions mapped out and timetabled.
Goddess Naina Devi Reviews
Great devotional experience, felt fresh, light, and exceptional. The temple is just next to the Nainital Lake opposite the Mall Road, and hence the town is also called Nainital as told by the locals. more »
The lake draws its name from the Deity's name ....the temple is a well located and the deity herself is interesting as the story goes that Devi Durga's eyes had fallen here . It is an unusual... more »
Naina Devi temple is situated on a lake side of Nainital. Naina Devi is a locally cherished deity. The surrounding views of the temple is beautiful and wonderful. This temple can be reached easily through public transport. Also there is space for car parking. Fast food available in the vicinity.
Naina Devi is local deity of Nainital, from which both the lake and the place got its name and identity. It is located beside the lake and the ambience around is scenic. Just outside the temple, one get chance to buy souvenir and grab fast food. Must visit place if you are around downtown.
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