Jakhu Temple
Jakhu Temple
4.5
8:00 AM - 1:00 PM, 3:00 PM - 6:00 PM
Monday
8:00 AM - 1:00 PM
3:00 PM - 6:00 PM
Tuesday
8:00 AM - 1:00 PM
3:00 PM - 6:00 PM
Wednesday
8:00 AM - 1:00 PM
3:00 PM - 6:00 PM
Thursday
8:00 AM - 1:00 PM
3:00 PM - 6:00 PM
Friday
8:00 AM - 1:00 PM
3:00 PM - 6:00 PM
Saturday
8:00 AM - 1:00 PM
3:00 PM - 6:00 PM
Sunday
8:00 AM - 1:00 PM
3:00 PM - 6:00 PM
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  • MS1900
    Bracknell, United Kingdom286 contributions
    Greta sight
    We visited the Temple this week and it was a great experience. The life size statue of Hanuman and the little temple are obviously great and worth the experience. We walked all the way to the doorway office but we’re told it wasn’t working and due maintainence which was a great disappointment - their website didn’t state anything of the sort on the day and really unprofessional of the officials to not update the status of the ripe way there to save everyone time and effort. We ended up taking our own car there and it’s a 30mins drive from main Shimla, thoroughly enjoyable and highly recommend the site.
    Visited December 2022
    Travelled as a couple
    Written 22 December 2022
  • Tushita
    New Delhi, India78 contributions
    Hanuman Temple
    Jakhu Temple in Shimla is a popular Hindu shrine dedicated to Lord Hanuman. It is situated on Jakhu Hill and offers breathtaking views of the city and surrounding hills. It is a must-visit for those seeking spiritual experiences and stunning views.
    Visited April 2022
    Written 29 January 2023
  • Ankit Kapoor
    Rawatbhata, India145 contributions
    Ancient Hanuman Temple
    Jakhu Temple is an ancient Hanuman Temple located in Shimla. We took a cab to visit the temple, not the ropeway. Some development work in under progress near temple stairs, after whose completion access to the temple shall be easier.
    Visited February 2023
    Written 24 February 2023
  • macmill
    240 contributions
    Temple is ok best bit is the cable car ride
    For the best views of shimla take the sky rope/cable car to the temple as the views of shimla are stunning. The views from the top are restricted because of the trees. The temple itself is quite small but interesting the large monkey statue Is impressive, watch out for the monkeys up here thought they can get quite aggressive . worth a visit for the views though.
    Visited March 2023
    Written 4 March 2023
  • Jayakar BHAT
    Mangalore, India542 contributions
    A Visit to Jakhi Temple
    As a part of Nirmala Travels Mangalore in Shimla Tour we a group of 40 persons reached Shimla, at three PM. Since we all were tired of journey from a long distance by bus, our manager said we can take rest today. But we had a idea to travel by toy train. But timings are not suited to us. Hence We decided to visit Jakhu Temple. From Our Hotel Temple is about 3 kilo meters far. We all reached the spot, then we came to know that either we opt for cable car or motor car. This cable car service is provided by Private carrier. Timings are upto 6 PM in the evenings only. As we reached the spot, lot of motor car operators are offering one way for Rs. 50.00. Since its a steep hill we thought of opting for cable ca for enjoying the view. They charged us Rs. 250.00 per head for one way, which is quite expensive, but still we opted it. Temple is serene, but monkeys troubled us a lot. My Spectacles was snatched away by one of the monkeys. There is a huge Statue of Lord Hanuman. We sat there for a hour and came down by Maruti Omni just for Rs. 50.00
    Visited September 2022
    Written 6 April 2023
  • Dandydees
    United Kingdom81 contributions
    Worth a visit
    The temple itself we didn’t go into but we walked up to the summit and enjoyed the view and the huge statue. Do not wear glasses, the monkeys will steal them. A young lad had his nicked and got a face scratch in the process. Quite a steep walk but covered and you can go at your own pace.
    Visited May 2023
    Written 6 May 2023
  • dianedinky
    Dunfermline, United Kingdom734 contributions
    Not much to pass the time there
    You can see the monkey statue on the hill from all over Shimla so certainly worth a visit to go up there. The temple is in a beautiful setting and you can go inside and get a blessing but there is not much else to see or do between cable cars other than sit and contemplate or take a very short walk around. There is a small stall up there but nothing to really buy. The statue is, of course, for the monkey god but I only saw one actual monkey here, it is not running wild with them like the town itself. So if you want to get away from the monkeys...go to the monkey temple!
    Visited November 2022
    Written 7 June 2023
  • rashmi k
    Chennai (Madras), India78 contributions
    Serene and blissful
    Awesome place with beautiful sculpture of Lord Hanuman. Must visit place when in Shimla. You can use ropeway or reach by car. But lovely scenic beauty. Must visit especially during monsoon with mist and clouds around.
    Visited June 2023
    Travelled as a couple
    Written 30 June 2023
  • Sharma
    Solan, India14 contributions
    Jai Hanuman
    The biggest Hanuman statue about 108 ft is here . The statue is visible from the The mall Shimla. Here I was told that Hanuman took rest on his way from Himalayas. Lot of monkeys are here. Nice place to visit for relaxation & meditation.
    Visited June 2023
    Travelled with friends
    Written 6 July 2023
  • Anita@s
    Solan, India4 contributions
    Shimla Journey
    Shimla journey is incomplete without a visit to the jakhoo temple! This is the highest point in shimla and the statue of lord hanumanji is visible from almost any part of the city. Beware of monkeys here and take care of your bags. Very lovely place and the best part is it also has a ropeway.We walked from the Ridge near the mall and up to the statue. You can either take stairs or walk beside them on good paved shang out to look at the giant.
    Visited June 2023
    Travelled with family
    Written 19 July 2023
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juliebarrett1964
London, UK349 contributions
Oct 2023 • Family
We were driven by a driver, it's not easy to get to the temple otherwise on public transport. Visit during the auspicious days, so quite busy mid October, but a nice atmosphere, lots of monkeys around so be careful of belongings and not having food. Lovely views. Good atmosphere
Written 24 November 2023
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Indian Ghummakad
Himachal Pradesh, India930 contributions
Sep 2023 • Solo
Jai Bajarang Bali - The Jakhu Temple Dedicated to Shree Hanuman and Has great significance of this place.

A must visit place Ropeway was bit costly but worth spending the money.

Monkeys will disturb you and If you do not have anything for them they will take your stuff - Specs, Goggle and Mobile etc so beware from them.

Written 10 September 2023
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Anita@s
Solan, India4 contributions
Jun 2023 • Family
Shimla journey is incomplete without a visit to the jakhoo temple! This is the highest point in shimla and the statue of lord hanumanji is visible from almost any part of the city. Beware of monkeys here and take care of your bags. Very lovely place and the best part is it also has a ropeway.We walked from the Ridge near the mall and up to the statue. You can either take stairs or walk beside them on good paved shang out to look at the giant.
Written 19 July 2023
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Sharma
Solan, India14 contributions
Jun 2023 • Friends
The biggest Hanuman statue about 108 ft is here . The statue is visible from the The mall Shimla. Here I was told that Hanuman took rest on his way from Himalayas. Lot of monkeys are here. Nice place to visit for relaxation & meditation.
Written 6 July 2023
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rashmi k
Chennai (Madras), India78 contributions
Jun 2023 • Couples
Awesome place with beautiful sculpture of Lord Hanuman. Must visit place when in Shimla. You can use ropeway or reach by car. But lovely scenic beauty. Must visit especially during monsoon with mist and clouds around.
Written 1 July 2023
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piyush17
New Delhi, India5 contributions
Jun 2023 • Family
Rains have come a bit Early this year. As I walk into the Temple Premises the Clouds enter in and then fly away. It's a surreal experience if you are able come at a time like this. It could be hot on Summer Days though.

The monkeys are not harmless if not very harmful. One grabbed my leg but I did not hesitate or stop and it easily let go. Then my 4 year old tried to provoke a small sized monkey also and he grabbed his pants too but again I moved him away casually and he let go. The best thing I have is an umbrella in my hand which looks like a weapon and scares them away. So if you have a Steel Flask or walking stick...anything that looks like a small weapon to the monkeys you are gonna be fine as they get scared and run away.

Place is not too crowded and kudos for me again for planning a trip at a time the thick crowds are not there.

The place is beautiful and clean and the small gardens and grasses look beautiful.

The Hanuman Statue is awesome and this is a Great Holy place to sit and Pray to Lord Hanuman.

Jai Hanuman
Written 29 June 2023
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Rathaur
Jaipur, India102 contributions
Jun 2023 • Family
Though its most famous temple worth a visit but very difficult to reach here especially for elderly & those who are heart patients or asthmatic
Written 17 June 2023
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dianedinky
Dunfermline, UK734 contributions
Nov 2022
You can see the monkey statue on the hill from all over Shimla so certainly worth a visit to go up there. The temple is in a beautiful setting and you can go inside and get a blessing but there is not much else to see or do between cable cars other than sit and contemplate or take a very short walk around. There is a small stall up there but nothing to really buy. The statue is, of course, for the monkey god but I only saw one actual monkey here, it is not running wild with them like the town itself. So if you want to get away from the monkeys...go to the monkey temple!
Written 7 June 2023
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Dr. INDU B
10 contributions
May 2023 • Couples
The trip to Jakhu temple was great. The journey by the ropeway was very much enjoyable since it was moving at a slow pace. The lush green trees and the view of Shimla town was breath taking. All the staff were courteous. The best part was that tickets were handed out by agents running after us. These are authorised agents and we are saved from serpentine queues as in Gulmarg, Kashmir.
The temple and the Hanuman statue are really worth seeing. But beware of the monkey menace. They even snatched spectacles worn by an old lady.
Written 28 May 2023
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Sanjeev juneja
New Delhi, India17 contributions
May 2023 • Couples
Enjoyed my TUESDAY in Shimla at Jakhu temple in the feet’s of LORD HANUMAN JEE. Really a divine exp.
Written 15 May 2023
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