Sankat Mochan Temple, Shimla, Himachal Pradesh

Only 5 kms away from the city of Shimla, lies an exquisite beauty and a holy place, the Sankat Mochan Temple, Shimla, Himachal Pradesh. ‘Sankat Mochan’ is another name for the Indian God, Hanuman, and it means, someone who can take away all the troubles.

The Sankat Mochan Temple is not only highly revered amongst the devotees but also highly beautiful as well. After Jakhu temple, this is known to be one of the most famous temples that is visited by pilgrims as well as travellers from all around the world and not only India. Known to be built in the year 1950, by a Sage who was a devotee of Lord Hanuman, he built the temples in the form of houses for three Indian deities, Lord Shiva, Lord Rama, and Lord Hanuman.

The Sankat Mochan Temple, Shimla, Himachal Pradesh is surround by various other famous places such as the mall road, the ridge, Jakhu temple, Kamna Devi temple. Christ Church, etc. When in the beautiful town of Shimla, do not forget to visit this temple, especially in the winter time. It looks and seems such as the gods have never known more peace than at the Sankat Mochan Temple, Shimla, Himachal Pradesh. Other than being a holy place, the surroundings of the place is beautiful and exquisite too. In order to experience nature at its best, this is definitely one of the go-to places. When in the town of Shimla, take a trek from the nearest point of the temple, and enjoy the valley along the way. Once you reach the temple, sit there for a while and enjoy the peace and calm that surrounds and influence naturally the Sankat Mochan Temple.

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Sankat Mochan Temple Shimla open at 06:30 AM to 07:00 PM

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