Ghorakhal

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Ghorakhal
town
Golu Devta temple, Ghorakhal
Golu Devta temple, Ghorakhal
Ghorakhal is located in Uttarakhand
Ghorakhal
Ghorakhal
Ghorakhal is located in India
Ghorakhal
Ghorakhal
Location in Uttarakhand, India
Coordinates: 29°24′0″N 79°28′7″E / 29.40000°N 79.46861°E / 29.40000; 79.46861Coordinates: 29°24′0″N 79°28′7″E / 29.40000°N 79.46861°E / 29.40000; 79.46861
Country  India
State Uttarakhand
District Nainital
Languages
 • Official Hindi
Time zone IST (UTC+5:30)
Vehicle registration UK
Website uk.gov.in

Ghorakal is the place situated in the Nainital district of the Uttarakhand state of India. Ghorakhal means pond for water to horses. It is the picturesque site at the height of more than 2000 mts.

It is situated near Bhowali and is the seat for Army school, known as Sainik School Ghorakhal, established in 1966 at the Ghorakhal Estate of the Nawab of Rampur. The famous Golu Devta temple is situated on a hill above overlooking the school.[1]

Some scenes of Madhumati 1958 classic by Bimal Roy, which was shot extensively around Nainital had some scenes shot at Ghorakhal as well. And scene of the temple in Vivah 2006 movie had the scene from the famous Golu Devta Mandir[2]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Ghorakhal Official website of Nainital district.
  2. ^ "Hero worship". Mint (newspaper). Jan 4, 2013. Retrieved 2014-09-07. 

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