Showing posts with label Bhimeshwara Mahadev Temple. Show all posts
Showing posts with label Bhimeshwara Mahadev Temple. Show all posts

Monday, 8 December 2014

Bhimtal Offers Immense Beauty And Serenity To Its Tourists

Situated at an altitude of over 1300 metres, Bhimtal is a fascinating town in Nainital district of the North Indian state, Uttarakhand. Its pleasant climate and beautiful natural surroundings attract plenty of tourists every year from distant places. Bhimtal is believed to have been in existence since the ancient times, as it has been mentioned in Mahabharata, one of the greatest Hindu epics. An old temple dedicated to Lord Shiva is said to have been built by Bhima, according to Mahabharata.
Bhimtal Lake
Bhimtal Lake
Historical records suggest that the temple, called 'Bhimeshwara Mahadev Temple', was built by a 17th century king of Chand dynasty, Baz Bahadur. Tourists enjoying their vacation in Bhimtal can also visit many other popular attractions while touring this region. Bhimtal Lake is a major one among them, which offers travellers the chance to enjoy boating on its calm waters. Other exciting attractions include Nal Damyanti Tal, Hidimba Parvat, and Sayad Baba ki Mazar.
United-21 Resort Bhimtal
United-21 Resort Bhimtal
Tourists coming to Bhimtal for an exciting vacation are always in search of hotels or resorts that would offer them comfortable stays. Some of the popular Bhimtal resorts not only provide excellent rooms and suites, but also have all the modern facilities, which makes staying in them a memorable experience.

Tuesday, 25 November 2014

Explore The Awe-Inspiring Tourist Attractions Of Bhimtal

A small town in Nainital district of the North Indian state, Uttarakhand, Bhimtal is just the kind of destination that tourists look for, to spend a quiet vacation. Many travellers arrive in this region every year, to explore its popular attractions. A stay in any of the Bhimtal resorts gives them the convenience to get to the interesting places in and around this enchanting town.
Pannatal Lake, Bhimtal
Pannatal Lake, Bhimtal
Situated at a height of over 1,000 metres above sea-level, Bhimtal offers a truly pleasant climate to its visitors for most parts of the year. Best time to be in this amazing travel destination is during the period between mid-April to mid-July, and from mid-September to the month of October. According to the local legends, Bhimtal gets its name from a popular character known as 'Bhima' from the greatest Hindu epic, Mahabharata.
Boating at Bhimtal Lake
Boating at Bhimtal Lake
Some are also of the opinion that the town was named Bhimtal owing to the presence of Bhimeshwara Mahadev Temple in this region, which is dedicated to Lord Shiva. Main attraction of the town is the Bhimtal Lake, which is largest of all lakes found in the Nainital district. Other tourist attractions located close to this town are Sat Tal, Karkotaka Hill, Hidimba Parvat, and Sayad Baba Ki Mazar.