Places To Visit In Haldwani

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1. Kathgodam

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5 km
from city center
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Places To Visit in Haldwani

To the immediate north of Haldwani lies Kathgodam, erstwhile called Chauhan Patta, in the Nainital district of Uttarakhand. It is the gateway to Uttarakhand's popular tourist destinations like Nainital, Bhimtal, and Ranikhet. The town lies 554 meters above sea level, and is enclosed by scenic mountains and lush greeneries. It is primarily famous for fruit orchards and the two temples devoted to the Hindu deities Kali Chaud and Sheetla Devi.

2. Gaula Dam

Gaula Dam

7 km
from city center
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Places To Visit in Haldwani

The Gaula (Gola) Dam or Barrage, built over the Gaula river, is located in the Kathgodam town of Nainital district, Uttarakhand. The area, rich in flora and fauna, is ideal for camping, birdwatching, fishing, and boating. The large playground, parking space, and snack bars serving delicious ready-to-eat food further make Gaula Dam perfect for family outings.

3. Shitla Devi Temple

Shitla Devi Temple

8 km
from city center
3 out of 3
Places To Visit in Haldwani

The Shitla Devi temple stands atop a mountain near the Kathgodam railway station in Nainital district, Uttarakhand. Located about 8 km from Haldwani, the temple is dedicated to the Hindu deity Durga. The temple is liveliest from September and October when grand festivities take place. There's a scenic garden nearby however, beware of monkeys. If you wish to avoid crowds, early mornings are the best time, do not miss the sunrise from that vantage point.

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