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Nainital, Uttarakhand: Ideal Destination For Your Next Family Holiday

by Areeb Khan Professional Laundry Attendant

Nainital is one of the most popular tourist destinations and is strikingly different in comparison with most places in the country. Beautiful lakes and rolling hills dominate the landscape of this natural paradise and Hotels in Nainital are filled with guests from all over the country.

      Nainital Zoo: The zoo is a must visit for nature lovers and is widely regarded as one of the best-maintained zoos in the entire country.  The establishment is spread over nearly five hectares of land and is home to dozens of species of endangered animals. The high altitude of over two thousand metres means the cooler temperatures make it a favourable location for certain species.

         Tiffin Top: This beautiful spot is popular as a picnic spot among the locals and is also called Dorothy’s Seat as it was built in the memory of Dorothy Kellett, an English artist. One can get panoramic views of the surrounding hills from here and even the majestic Nanda Devi mountain can be spotted on clear days. The serene and picturesque environment regularly attracts a host of professional and amateur photographers.

         Naini Lake: Also called the Nainital Lake, this natural lake is one of the most well-known attractions not only in all of Nainital but also in Uttarakhand. The beautiful body of water is surrounded on all sides by seven hills and the stunning location is a popular visiting spot for young couples. Nainital hotels near Naini lake remain packed throughout the year and you should book before coming. It is an ideal location for long evening walks and intimate conversations in the midst of nature.

         Naina Devi Temple: The temple is located north of the Naini Lake and is regarded as one of the sacred fifty-one sites called ShaktiPeeths. It is one of the most visited Hindu religious sites in all of India and devotees from all over the country frequent this temple in large numbers. The original temple complex is said to be thousands of years old but the temple of Naina Devi was installed in the 19th century.

         The Mall Road: This is another famous attraction located near the Naini Lake and the road connects the two parts of the hilly town. The area is famous for its street food and also has lines of shops selling all kinds of handicrafts and locally-made woollen garments. The road remains busy throughout the day with tourists, locals and shopkeepers selling their fares and is one of the liveliest parts of Nainital. The road has been renamed Govind Ballabh Pant Marg but is famous by the old name.

These were some of the popular attractions in Nainital that should not be missed out if you are visiting. One can see new Nainital hotels near Naini Lake opening up every year and tourism is booming in this famous town.


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