The Bhimeshwar Mahadev Temple at Bhimtal is an old Shiva Temple. The present day Bhimeshwara Mahadev Temple was built in 17th century by Baz Bahadur, king of Kumaon region from the Chand dynasty. Bhima (a Pandava) visited this temple during their Vanavasa period The temple is thronged by devotees during Shivaratri festival.
There are several luxury and budget resorts/hotels nearby, so finding accommodation is not a problem.
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