Religios Places in Shimla
Shimla,Shimla, globally known as the Queen of the Hill Stations, houses a host of temples and churches in and around the town. A large number of devotees visit these religious places in Shimla every year and pay reverence to their God and Goddess. During worship at famous temples in Shimla, you come across new meanings of spirituality and divinity. Apart from Shimla temples, there are several Shimla churches bearing their own religious significance. Besides, you can visit several mosques in Shimla. Tourists can easily experience the local rituals of the town with making visits to all these religious places. Some of the renowned religious places in the town are explained in ongoing lines.
Bhimkali temple :-Bhimkali Temple, among the 51 Shakti Peeths in India, is a very famous pilgrimage in Shimla. This temple is an architectural wonder due to its style of architecture which is a blend of both Hinduism and Buddhism. This architectural masterpiece is made up of wood.
Jakhu temple :- One of the most popular temple that is located at Jakhoo Hill in Shimla is known as Jakhu / Jakho Temple. This temple is located at an altitude of 1455 meter. Jakhu Hill offers beautiful sights, the temple here is dedicated to Lord Hanuman. ....Know More
Kalibari temple :- Kali Bari Temple, a famous shrine housing the idol of Goddess Shayamla, is lying the Scandal Point towards General Post Office. A popular tourist attraction, located at a very strategic location, is dedicated to deity Shyamala, a form of Goddess Kali. Shimla has been named after Goddess Shyamala the sitting deity of the year 1845-built temple.
Sankat mochan temple :Sankat Mochan Temple is popular temple, which attracts people from all ages and genders who come here to pay obeisance to Lord Hanuman. Mist covered mountains around the temple provide an serene atmosphere where one can meditate and enjoy the calm and peace. ...Know More
Christ Church & St. Michael's Cathedral :- Christ Church is the second oldest church in Northern India, situated on the Ridge. With its splendid appearance, the church s main attraction is the stained glass windows representing faith, hope, charity, fortitude, patience and humility.
Anand Vilas :- Located on the midway of Shimla and Junga, Anand Vilas is a - Sarva Dharma Mandir (Temple of all Faiths), which is a spiritual group dedicated to the Mother Nature. Every year visited by thousands of devotees, this temple offers an Art is Values school attended by students from around the country, and provides them classes free of cost.
Taradevi Temple :- Tara Devi a beautiful temple, which is located around mountainous sceneries and is 11 kms away from Shimla bus stand.The temple derives its name from the Tarav hill it is located on. ....Know More