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Jakhu Temple

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Open Now: 08:00 - 13:00, 15:00 - 18:00
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Shimla, India
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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

It was really very good to be there. Picturesque, shrine and also the ropeway experience was awful. Thanks

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank DevM177
Reviewed 5 days ago

Jakhu temple is one of the highest points of Shimla. Temple is very beautiful and must watch place if you are in Shimla. Huge statue of Lord Hanuman is also the key attraction of temple but be aware of monkeys.

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank ankitgupta8989
Reviewed 6 days ago

Two ways to reach the temple, either by road or by the cable car. Cable car from Mall road Shimla will cost around 500-600 per person both ways. Probably cheaper to rent a car which will bring you to the temple. A few steps (30-40...More

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank AshwinK1988
Reviewed 1 week ago

A must go when visiting Shimla - Beautiful statue of Hanumanji at the top which is a must see - Using the ropeway is the ideal way to reach the mandir -

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank enjoyment14
Reviewed 1 week ago

Its a temple situated on a hill starting from Church on the Ridge. One can also go via vehicle where the cab would drop on the temple only. Another route which is preferred by most of the people is from Church. Its 2.5 km on...More

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank Anupamnishad
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

This was ok but very much marred by an aggressive monkey who was intent on attacking even though we had no food Beware and carry a stick Probably nicer place to visit than I have indicated but they need to control the monkeys

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank walkerpayne
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Take a half day out for this lovely place even if you are not religious. Walk up the hill to test your endurance, stay there to relax for an hour and walk down. Have a hearty breakfast after coming back and take a mid day...More

Date of experience: January 2019
1  Thank ash039
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Jakhu Temple is located at height of 8048 feet above sea level on Jakhu hill, it offers beautiful and picturesque views of snowy peaks, valleys and Shimla city. This religious place dedicated to Lord Hanuman is situated near the ridge. From this site, tourists can...More

Date of experience: February 2018
Thank RonishBaxter
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We walked up using the road route - and came down via stairs to the Ridge. Glad we took the slow route up as its quite a climb but well worth it. If you are not able to do the walk - you can take...More

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank EileenWembley
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

It is very tall statue of hanuman Ji. Had been there twice. Beautiful and holy place. It is at high altitudes. You can go there by cab or by walk. Better to chose cab.

Date of experience: November 2018
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12 January 2018|
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Response from kulwinderg | Reviewed this property |
Only met department can answer that. Till now there is no snowfall in shimla and around. Snow in march is very unlikely.
11 December 2017|
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Response from O7617MQrichards | Reviewed this property |
Walk! I am 56 and it took 40 mins. Take a stick to wave at the monkeys and don’t wear glasses.
31 October 2017|
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Response from AlokIISPL | Reviewed this property |
if you want to carry it then take pictures and then keep it in the car as anything you have can be taken by the monkeys