Nandan Pahar

NANDAN PAHAR

Nandan Pahar is a small hill on the edge of the town which hosts a famous Nandi Temple and faces the famous Shiv temple. Nandan Pahar is located at a distance of around 3 km from Baba Baidyanath Dham station. The numerous temples on the hill have beautiful idols of Shiva, Parvati, Ganesh and Kartik. The site also has a water tank, which supplies filtered water to the entire destination. Tourists can also see beautiful views of the district, sunrise and sunset from this site. As per mythology, once Ravana tried to enter Shivadham forcibly when Nandi was the doorkeeper of Lord Shiva. Nandi stopped him from entering the premises of Lord Shiva. Ravana got furious and threw him down at this site and hence, the hill is known by his name. Apart from housing the temple, the hill also has a famous park named Nandan Hill Entertainment Park. With the availability of swimming and boating facilities, the park is one of the ideal sites for picnic and play fields. The Nandan pahar has a huge park for children, and has a ghost house, a boot house, a mirror house and a restaurant.

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