Bhadrakali temple and Karma Kagyu Chhonkerling Buddhist Monastery are situated close to Matepani hill lock some 7 km northeast of Lakeside. The location is ideal for viewing the mountains and the city. It is also an ideal place for bird and butterfly watching and for a half-a-day hike. The temple and monastery are surrounded by a forest, which offers shade while you climb up the steps. This place is an example of religious harmony between Hindus and Buddhists.