At a distance of 7 km from Shimla railway station and 7 km from Shimla Old Bus Stand. Situated on the Jakhu hill and is one of the major tourist places to visit in Shimla. Situated at an altitude of 2455 meters. And it is the highest peak of Shimla.
The mythology of Hanuman Mander Jakhu Shimla
According to Hindu mythology. A deadly arrow had injured Lakshman, brother of Lord Rama. Fighting with the demon king Ravana. To save his life, Lord Hanuman was heading towards the Himalayas to get Sanjeevani herbs. Upon reaching the Himalaya, Hanuman Sanjeevani could not make the herb. Dug up the entire mountain and flew back to where Laxman lay in an injured state.
They rested over the Jakhu hill for some time. people said that hilltop flattened with the weight of Hanuman. The temple has been around Hanuman’s footprints.
The tallest statue in the world. Jakhu Temple Shimla Hanuman Statue Height of 108 feet at 8100 feet. In the temple, there are many statues and pictures of Lord Rama along with Lord Hanuman. The temple has a pair of feet engraved in white marble which devotees believe belong to Lord Hanuman.
The Main Tourist Attraction of Hanuman Temple Jakhu
There are many monkeys around the temple. monkeys never attack people. Pilgrims give them edible things which they easily accept. The path of the temple follows a 2.5 km footpath with long sections of steps. Pongee is available for temple ride.
How to Reach in Jakhu Temple Shimla
Jakhu temple ropeway is the easiest way to reach the temple. And Walking is The second way to reach the Jakhu temple. it will take 20-25 minutes. There will be no cost involved. Book Jakhu temple ropeway ticket.
the taxi we get this facility from the ridge, from which a taxi can rent and consider the beautiful Shivalik ranges and pony slopes.
If someone hires a taxi, it will be expensive. shared taxi from the ridge is economical. which is a skilled deal for this religious and spiritual place. And it is very safe. there are herds of monkeys God is the only deity of Hanuman.
Time: From 8 am to 6 pm