Nainital - an Introduction

Ensconced snugly at an altitude of 1938 metres above sea level, Nainital has made a tryst with fame in being the country’s most popular hill station. Situated at (29.3803° N, 79.4636° E) the geological fault line between Naini-Sher Ka Danda ridge and Ayarpatta block give Nainital its famous Naini lake.

The ancient name of Nainital is Tri- Rishi Sarovar, after the three sages, Atri, Agastya and Pulaha. It is believed that they came here on a penitential pilgrimage while going to Mansarovar, the holy lake in Tibet. On finding no water for drinking, they dug a large hole and siphoned water from Mansarovar with their divine powers. Thus the ancient Indians believed that a dip in the Naini Lake earned the same religious merit as a holy dip in the Mansarovar Lake. The second important religious Read more ...




External Links


Khata Khatauni

District NIC website

Kumaun University

Corbett Tiger Reserve


High Court, Nainital



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