Hanuman Mandir in Naukuchiatal
is very peaceful and the main attraction of the temple is the idol of Lord Hanuman. The temple is conveniently located on the way to Naukuchiatal and is also close to Bhimtal market. It has a 52 ft tall statue of Lord Hanuman which looks beautiful with the landscape in the backdrop. It is also known as the Hanuman Garhi. There are a few local souvenir shops just in front of the temple.
Bhimeshwar Mahadev Mandir is situtated at Bhimtal, named after the powerful Mahabharata Character Bhim. According to the skandpurana, once upon a time Bheem travelled to Himalayas all by himself. After visiting the nearby temples, Bheem started to climbing the mountain suddenly a divine voice from the sky tells him that if he wishes his name to be rembered for generation, he could erect a Shiva temple out of devotion. A true Shiva devotee, Bheem erects a Shiva temple on the mountain and uses his mace to make a hole in the mountain from where the Ganges pours into the lake, which is why it is known as Bhimtal