Uttarakhand is blessed with an abundance of natural beauty and Bhimtal is like a jewel in Uttarakhand`s crown. Bhimtal is a picturesque lake located in the district of Nainital in the state of Uttarakhand. This is one of the most popular destinations of the state that attracts a large number of travelers every year. This beautiful lake is named after the legendary Bhima of Mahabharata. The beautiful lake is surrounded by lush green mountains that give tourists a rare chance to witness the rich beauty of the place.
The vacationers at this place get a wonderful chance to rest and rejuvenate themselves in the lap of nature. Apart from its extraordinary natural beauty there is an ancient temple located on the banks of Bhimtal which is very popular and attract thousands of devotes to the place. A great numbers of Hindu followers love to visit this place and offer their prayers to the gods while appreciating the well known sculpture of the place. It is believed that this temple was built for Bhima by Baz Bahadur of Chand Dynasty in the 17th century.