Kali Bari Temple is located in Shimla, the capital city of Himachal Pradesh. One of the most renowned places for worship in Northern India, it was built way back in 1845. This holy shrine is dedicated to Goddess Shyamala, a fearless incarnation of Goodess Kali. The original temple of Goddess Shyamala is said to have existed in the vicinity of Rotheny Castle on Jakhoo Hill and was then shifted to its present location; quite a few years ago.
The Kali Bari temple of Simla is a very well known religious place of India and people who come to Shimla never miss out on visiting this temple. The Kalibari temple was primarily located in Jakhu hill. The British brought it to its new site !
"The famous Kalibari Temple of Shimla is a popular tourist attraction"and is situated at a very strategic location.
The Goddess is worshipped in its various forms within this temple’s premises. The chief incarnations here are of Bhadrakali, Cchinnamasta, Rudrarani, Tara, Chamunda, Durga, Himavati, Kumari Sati, Kamakshya, Meenakshi and Uma !
" A blue wooden idol of Goddess Shyamala at an original altar was installed by,"some Bengali devotees who wanted to establish the abode of Goddess Kali in the beautiful precincts of Himachal Pradesh.