Top Choice Lake in Nainital

Naini Lake

This pretty lake is Nainital’s centrepiece and is said to be one of the emerald green eyes of Shiva’s wife, Sati (naina is Sanskrit for eye) that fell to earth after her act of self-immolation. Boatmen will row you …
Amusement Park in Nainital

Mountain Magic

Mountain Magic is an amusement park with kids’ entertainment including bumper cars, trampolines and a flying fox. It is located near Snow View, at the top of the cable-car ride.
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Raj Bhavan

About 4km south of Tallital, Raj Bhavan is the official residence of the Governor of Uttarakhand. Styled on Buckingham Palace, it’s an impressive castlelike building set in extensive grounds. Tours of the grounds ar…
Viewpoint in Nainital

Snow View

A cable car runs up to the popular Snow View at 2270m, which (on clear days) has panoramic Himalayan views, including of Nanda Devi. The ticket office is at the bottom. At the top you’ll find the usual food, souveni…
Church in Nainital

Methodist Church

The oldest Methodist church in India.
Church in Nainital

St John's Church

Set in a peaceful grove above town, this church is one of the oldest buildings in Nainital, and exudes the atmosphere of another era.
Church in Nainital

St Francis' Catholic Church

Built in 1868, this is also known as Lake Church.
Sikh Temple in Nainital


Mosque in Nainital

Jama Masjid

Hindu Temple in Nainital

Naina Devi Temple