Nainital Lake, Nainital. Important visiting information
More about Nainital Lake, Nainital and Historical Information
Naini Lake in Nainital is one of the major attractions in the area. This beautiful natural fresh body lake is formed in the shape of a kidney. The lake is a major point for various other tourist attractions being bounded by Naini Peak on North West, Tiffin Point on the South West and snow capped peaks on the north. The best time to visit this lake and to behold it at its best is during sunrise and sunset. The hillside around the lake is covered with Coniferous trees which add to the beauty and charm of the place. Located on the shores of the lake is Naini Temple that has its own religious significance. History has it that the lake was found by a European businessman P. Barron. It was back in the year 1839 when he found it while on a hunting expedition. Mesmerized by the beauty of this lake, he decided to build a European colony on the shores so that Englishmen could relax here during summers. Besides, the lake also has various mythological stories associated with it. As per the legend, Lord Shiva performed his tandava at Naini Lake and that is why its shores are of great importance for Hindus.
Nainital Lake, Nainital address and how to reach
How To Reach: By Train: 41.4 KM away from Haldwani Railway station
By Air: 269 KM away from Jolly Grant Airport Dehradun
Railway Address :Haldwani Railway Station, Railway Station Rd, Banbhoolpura, Haldwani, Uttarakhand 263139 Airport Address :Jolly Grant Airport, Airport Road, Dehradun, Uttarakhand 248140
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