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NAINITAL(CITY OF LAKES) Located in Kumaon region Uttarakhand. Nainital, it is referred to within the ‘Manas Khand’ of the ‘Skanda Purana’ because of the Tri-Rishi-Sarovar, the lake of the three sages, Atri, Pulastya, and Pulaha who were reputed to possess arrived here on pilgrimage and penitence. The presence of no water to quench their thirst dug a hole and siphoned water into it from the sacred Mansarovar lake in Tibet. According to most recent historical records, Nainital was discovered by a British sugar merchant P. Barron in 1839. Nainital is one of the foremost beautiful hill stations in North India. Surrounded by mountains on three sides Nainital is found around the beautiful lake Naini Tal. This lake resort is situated at a height of 1,939 meters. There are many legends associated with the place. Nainital, it's derived its name from the Goddess Naina while the opposite legend says that when the Goddess Sati lost her eyes, she was being carried by Lord Shiva and a