Chitai Temple - Chitai Golu Devta Temple Almora - Temple in Almora
It is an important religious attraction which is visited by number of travelers to seek heavenly blessings. The temple is positioned 8 km from the city centre which is devoted to the Lord Golu (a local deity of the Kumaon region). In this temple premises one can see thousands of bells hanging all over the place which are hanged by the devotees once their wishes get fulfilled.
Chitai temple with its unique collection of brass bells of all sizes, gifted to the temple by devotees since centuries.
The temple is distinguished by the large number of bells hanging in the premises. These bells are hung by the devotees as offerings making a wish or in thanks on the completion of one's wish. This is a main religious attraction on traveler map. It is the most holy temple for the people of Almora and the nearest villages. The walls of the temple are enclosed with court stamp papers by those who did not get fairness in the court. Around the temple are hanging 1000s of bells, which have been donated by those people whose wishes have, been fulfilled.