Jakhu Temple Sightseeing
|watch_later||Duration||- 2 Hours|
|timelapse||Available Time||- 10:00 to 17:00|
|date_range||Best Time to visit||- June to August|
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Jakhoo Temple is an ancient temple in Shimla, dedicated to Hindu deity, Hanuman.
It is situated on Jakhoo Hill, 2.5 km /1.3 miles east from the Ridge, Shimla at a height of 2,455 m (8,000 feet) above sea level. Shimla's highest peak offers a panoramic view of the Shivalik Ranges and the town of Sanjauli.
An ancient "Lord Hanuman" temple is there and every year a big festival is held on Dushera . You can go to the temple by foot (a steep climb) from Ridge (path behind the church) or can hire a pony/horse. Taxis are available too.