Dehradun

Dehradun is the capital of the Indian state of Uttarakhand, near the Himalayan foothills. At its core is the 6-sided Ghanta Ghar clock tower. To the southwest is Paltan Bazaar, a busy shopping area. Just east is the Sikh temple Gurdwara Nanaksar, topped with ornate white and golden domes. In Clement Town to the city’s southwest, Mindrolling Monastery is a Tibetan Buddhist center with shrine rooms in its Great Stupa.

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Asan Barrage is a barrage, Dam like structure situated at the confluence of two rivers namely Yamuna and Asan. It is located on the Uttrakhand and Himachal Pradesh border region in Dehradun district. It is 28 kms from Dehradun city while 4 kms from Dakpathar town of Dehradun. It is a very beautiful place visited by many visitors to enjoy the stunning view of this area. Visitors can conveniently reach there by taking a bus or cab.

This barrage was constructed in the year 1967 and it is 287. 5 metres in length. The dam also creates the Asan Reservoir which is also known as Dhalipu...

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Ashokan Rock Edict, Kalsi
45 kms from Dehradun city limits
NatureHistory

Kalsi, an alluring village located at a distance of 45 kms from the main city of Dehradun, is a calming place for both nature lovers and the historical cultural fanatics. The city of Kalsi is located at the conflux of the river Yamuna and Tons and is surrounded on three sides by the Sivalik Himalayan range and the doon plateaus on one side.

The city of Kalsi gives out cultural vibes though it's famous Ashokan Rock Edict present there. These are also the only rock edicts belonging to the Ashokan empire to be found in North India. These were designed in a practical way written in ...

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Bali Pass
170 kms from Dehradun city limits
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Bali Pass was an old trekking route from the Tons river valley to the Yamuna river valley. It continues to attract trekkers during the monsoon season when the snow melts and the pass is approachable from both sides. The pass is more approachable from the Har-ki-Dun valley as the gradient is small and gives good time for the trekkers to acclimatize to the altitude. The trek starts from Sankri and passes through the Govind National Park, which is famous for its wild flowers. It also gives one an opportunity to visit the sacred lake at Ruinsara on the way and to explore the less travelled path ov...

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Benog Hill
41.9 kms from Dehradun city limits
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Benog Hill is located 41. 9 kms away from Dehradun centre on the way to Mussoorie.

Dehradun is a hill station, hence is a dense forest region filled with mountains, hills and rivers. A beautiful stress busting place with Benog Hill being one of the top rated Hills. Famous among trekkers, is a beautiful and fantastic place for trekking and camping. The place includes abandoned mines and IAS academy. A beautiful Temple on the top of the hill makes it more of a family vacation spot. The trekking pushes you to plan a holiday with friends. Benog Tibba is a full day hike in the Mountain Qu...

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Bhatta Fall, Mussoorie
27 kms from Dehradun city limits
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Bhatta fall is a natural waterfall amidst the mountains surrounding the region of Bhatta village, Uttrakhand. As it suggests, the waterfall got its name from the very village of the same name where it flows. The natural cold stream of water which flows all the way down the hills gives natural scenic charm to the place. It lies in between Dehradun-Mussoorie road. It is situated at the distance of 10. 5 km from Mussoorie library bus stand while 7 km from the main city. The nearest railway station is Dehradun railway station at the distance of 27 kms while the nearest airport is Jolly Grand ai...

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Chandrabani temple is a popular pilgrimage destination in Dehradun. Chandrabani temple is a holy place where Goddess Chandrabani is worshipped by the devotees. It resides 7 kms from the railway station of Dehradun. This temple is located on the route between Dehradun and Delhi. Local share autos(called as Vikram) and cabs are available as modes of transportation. The temple is also known as Gautham Kund. Here kund means pond in English. It is located among the Shivalik range, which is a mountain range of the outer Himalayas and hence makes the place cool and calm.

Mythology says, thi...

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Chetwode Hall IMA, Dehradun
7 kms from Dehradun city limits
History

Chetwode Hall is the main building of Indian Military Academy (IMA) of Dehradun. It is located within city limits on Dehradun-Chakrata road, NH-72 of Dehradun, Uttrakhand. It is situated at the distance of 7 kms from Dehradun railway station which is the nearest railway station to this place. It is easily accessible from all parts of the city.

Chetwode Hall got its name after Field Marshal Sir Philip Chetwode who was Commander-in-Chief of India at the time of the establishment of IMA. IMA is a training academy which gives training to the officers of the Indian Army. It was inaug...

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Chopta Tungnath
250 kms from Dehradun city limits
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Chopta is a delightful hill station and a heavenly trekking destination in Uttarakhand State. Chopta serves as a base camp for trekking to Tungnath temple which is the highest Shiva temple among the five Panch Kedar temples located in the mountain range of Tunganath. Chopta is well connected by motorable road to Dehradun and the distance between them is 250 kms.

The temple is believed to be 5000 years old and is the third (Tritiya Kedar) in the pecking order of the Panch Kedars. It is believed to be built by the Pandavas who were searching for Lord Shiva to atone the sins committed...

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Dakpathar, Kalsi
49 kms from Dehradun city limits
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Kalsi is a beautiful village in the Jaunsaar-Baawar tribal belt region in Uttarakhand at 49 kms away from Dehradun at the junction of Yamuna and Tons river. Kalsi is a hill station offers an enchanting view of Garhwal Himalayan range.

There are a lot of beautiful places in Kalsi. They offer the breathing view of nature with a pleasant weather throughout the year with mild winter and cool summer. Panota Sahib, a place is mainly attached to great 10th Sikh guru Guru Govind Singh, is located in Kalsi. This place has many theories related to him and the famous Gurudwara Bhagani Saheb w...

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Dehradun Zoo Aquarium
9 kms from Dehradun city limits
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Dehradun Zoo Aquarium is one of the most visited spots in Dehradun. It sits at the foot of the Shivaliks and is home to many animals like the two-horned deer. Before being named Dehradun Zoo, it was also called the Malsi Deer Park and its main objective was to conserve the ex-situ wildlife. It lies approximately 9 kms away from the city centre, Clock Tower, on the Mussoorie Road. The Zoo Aquarium lies 16 kilometres (thirty nine minutes) away from the Dehradun Bus Station.

The aquarium houses many rare and exotic fishes – Silver Shark Fish, Oscar Fish, Zebra Danio Fish, Texas Cichlid,...

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Dhalipur Lake
42 kms from Dehradun city limits
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Dhalipur lake is one of the nature's treasures. Dehradun has been blessed with the Dhalipur lake. It is one of the greatest creations of God adorned by human intelligence and work. Dhalipur lake is 42 kms from Dehradun. It takes around 1hour to reach it.

The reservoir is small and is about 4sq. km in area. Trans Himalayan migratory birds use this place as a stop during winter migrations. This is equally famous for water sport resort developed by Garhwal Vikas Mandal Nigam in 1994 which shows special interest towards water games like boating, canoeing and kayaking. The reservoir has...

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Doon Valley
87 kms from Dehradun city limits
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The Doon Valley falls on the way from Dehradun to masoorie, 87 kms from Dehradun, a one hour dive. It lies between two unsteady ranges of the Himalayas, the Shivalik Hills and Mussoorie Range. It is rebound on all sides by mountains. The valley also forms a watershed between the Yamuna and Ganges river systems. In fact the Yamuna and Ganges are closest to each other as they pass the Doon valley, with the Yamuna forming the western boundary and the Ganges the east. It runs 75 km long from west to east.

Doon Valley is a must stop on the way from Dehradun to Musoorie. With an attracti...

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Gandhi Park, Dehradun
Within Dehradun city limits
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Gandhi Park is one of the the oldest park located in the Karanpur area of Dehradun, Uttrakhand. It is a huge garden covered with tall trees and green grass all over the place. It is situated at the distance of 400 metres from Dehradun Clock tower and around 4 km from Dehradun railway station. Visitors can conveniently reach there by taking bus or auto.

The park from then on has become an important tourist attraction. The park is surrounded by places like Orient Cinema round the corner for movie-lovers and Paltan bazar offers exquisite experience for shoppers. It also has many re...

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George Everest's House is a renowned tourist destination located 8 km from Mussoorie on top of Hathipaon Hills. The house is situated 7000-8000 ft above sea level. It was the house and laboratory of Sir George Everest in the in the 1830's. The house is located at a distance of 35 kms from Dehradun.

George Everest was a British surveyor and geographer who influenced Andrew Scott Waugh and Radhanath Sikdar who were the first to observe the highest peak in the world, this mountain was named as Mt. Everest, after Sir George Everest. He was responsible for surveying the meridian arc from ...

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Govind Pashu Vihar National Park and Sanctuary, located in the Supin Range is a protected wildlife sanctuary. It is situated around a cradle shaped hanging valley in the Garhwal Himalayas. It is surrounded by snow-covered peaks and alpine vegetation. It is connected to Baspa Valley by the Borasu Pass. It is located at a distance of 99 kms from Dehradun city.

The valley is at an altitude of approx 3500m above mean sea level and is snow-covered during October to March. The valley is around 25 km from Taluka village. The trek to the valley starts from Taluka village and passes through...

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Gun Hill Point, Mussoorie
35 kms from Dehradun city limits
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Gun Hill point is the second highest peak in Mussoorie, in the foothills of the Garhwal Himalayan range located 400 feet above the Mall and 35 km from Dehradun city. The hill point is of historical significance.

During the British tenure, there was a canon on top of this hill which used to be fired every day during the noon, which helped the locals of Mussoorie to set their watches right, this is the reason for the hill getting its name. Though the canon was removed during the late 1970's the place where it was positioned still exists. The Gun Hill was also used by the British army t...

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Guru Ram Rai Gurudwara, Dehradun
Within Dehradun city limits
History

Guru Ram Rai Gurudwara was established in the 17th century and is one of the holiest and oldest pilgrim sites for the Sikh community. It is located at the heart of the Dehradun City. It lies 5. 3 kilometres (or twenty nine minutes) away from the Dehradun Bus Station.

The Gurudwara was established by the seventh son of the eldest Guruji, Sri Har Raj Ji. This Gurudwara has become one of the most visited and the holiest pilgrimage for the Udaseen section of the Sikh community with the help of the then ruler of Dehradun. There is a legend behind this Gurudwara: Ram Rai was expelled from ...

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Gurudwara Nanaksar Dehradun
Within Dehradun city limits
Architecture

Located at Raipur Road near Shivlok Colony, Gurudwara Nanaksar is one of the famous religious places in Dehradun dedicated to Sikh community. Sant Baba Gurdev Jee established the Gurudwara in 1973.

The holy Gurudwara is located in the heart of Dehradun and is spread across an area of 2. 5 acres. The Gurudwara was established to preach and promote the Sikh religion. The peace and tranquility attracts people of all religion to the Gurudwara.

The architure of the Gurudwara is note worthy. It has a dome shaped structure. Every day prayers are performed in morning and evenin...

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Jabarkhet Nature Reserve
42 kms from Dehradun city limits
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Jabarkhet Nature Reserve is originally located in Mussorie-Dhanolti Road just a few kilometers away from Mussorie. It is located at a distance of 42 kms from Dehradun.

The major experience Jabarkhet Nature Reserve provides is the opportunity to tourists so that they immerse themselves in the extravagant beauty of nature and explore the wonderful discoveries that await at every corner. There present a lot of wonderful walking trails that take visitors to different parts of Jabarkhet Nature Reserve according to their choices and interests. This place offers something to everyone who v...

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Jagatram
38 kms from Dehradun city limits
History

Jagtram is a historical heritage site in Dehradun. It is located at around 6 km from Vikasnagar, and around 38kms from Dehradun railways. It is one of the most important heritage sites in Dehradun.

Jagatram is known in the history of Verman kings. It is known for housing the Verman clan. It is one of the four places where the king named 'Sil Verman' perfomed Ashwamegha yaga, that is done to conquer other kingdoms. In these place he performed horse sacrifices to establish his power and dominance over other clans. Hence this has a great site of historical importance in Dehradun.
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Daat Kali Mandir is one of the famous Hindu temple located on the Saharanpur road near Dehradun. The temple is dedicated to goddess Kali Mata which is the part of goddess Sati, consort of Lord Shiva. The temple is also known as desired Seedhi peeth or Kali Mandir. It is believed that Mata Daat Kali temple is considered to be one of those Seedhi peeth.

Daat Kali temple is at the distance of 14 kms from the center of Dehradun city and one of the most famous temples of the city. The temple was established on June 13, 1804 when the construction work of Dehradun-Saharanpur highway was g...

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Kalinga Smarak, Dehradun
5.5 kms from Dehradun city limits
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Kalinga Smarak, also known as the Khalanga War Memorial, was built as an homage for the Gurkhas by the British army. Kalinga Samarak is a memorial that represents bravery, the spirit of battle and quality of soldier spirit. Kalinga Samarak which is known as Kalinga war memorial is 5. 5 kms away from the Dehradun railway station. It is located on the Sahastradhara road of Dehradun. This memorial was built after the Anglo-Gurkha war that took place in 1814. This is the only structure in the world that has been built till now as a symbol of bravery of the enemies by the British.

The Ang...

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Lakhamandal Temples, Dehradun
118 kms from Dehradun city limits
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Lakhamandal Temple is a historic Hindu religious site situated at a distance of 118 kms approx from Dehradun.

Lakha Mandal Temple located in Dehradun, is a prime attraction for both a common man and a pilgrim alike. It is one of the ancient temples constructed in North Indian Architectural style. It is situated in the Jaunsar-Bawar region of Dehradun district in uttarakhand. The temple is popular among the Shakti cult, who believes that a visit to this temple shrine will end their misfortunes. Lakhamandal gets its name from the two words 'lakha' meaning many and 'Mandals' meaning 'te...

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Lambi Dehar Mines, Dehradun
34 kms from Dehradun city limits
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Lambi Dehar mines are the abandoned ruins situated on the outskirts of Mussoorie in Khanij nagar. It is 34 kms away from the capital of Uttrakhand, Dehradun. The Lambi Dehar mines are situated on a remote place amidst valley covered with thick forests from everywhere. It is considered one of the most haunted places by many. It also came to known as "the mine of death". It has an eerie story attached to it which locals found to be true.

The mines used to work in 1960s and got shut down in the year 1996 by the Supreme Court. The reasons are many to be counted but what is the exac...

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Mal Devta Trail
18 kms from Dehradun city limits
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Mal Devta, a prominent picnic spot and a hiking trail, is situated around 18 kms away from Dehradun

A bizarre place besieged by the dense thicket and river song flowing In ecstasy. MalDevta is one of the popular tourist attractions of Dehradun. Its peaceful surroundings and the sound of the river make the place magnetizing beauty. A list of beauties are must watch if you visit the MalDevta, the temples, the farms, the river, the hotels and even the routes that connect the places are a part of its beauty. You can go on the hiking trail or just sit by the peaceful river bank and enjoy ...

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Mall Road located in the heart of the Dehradun City is situated near the famous Doon School. It is considered one of the busiest destinations in Dehradun. It is at a distance of 3. 5 km from the Dehradun railway station. Mall road creates for a memorable shopping experience with your family and loved ones. Even if you are out on a walk it makes up for a beautiful night view through the historic streets of the Dehradun city.

The Mall road is quite pleasurable to walk through. It provides both the locals and the tourists with the shopping experience, with items available at a chea...

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Malsi Deer Park or Dehradun Zoo is a mini zoological park which houses animals like Deers, antelopes, tigers, and many other species of birds which are native to that region. The Dehradun zoo is located 10 kms from Dehradun city, on the way to Mussoorie. The zoo is on the foothills of the Shivalik (sivalik) mountain range and spread over 35 hectares.

Malsi Deer Park was established in the year 1976 to provide a safe habitat to the native animals. The park was later named as Dehradun zoo after renovation in the year 2017. Fifty-percent of the zoo's income is spent on the welfare of th...

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Manak Sidh Mandir, Dehradun
16 kms from Dehradun city limits
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Manak Siddh Temple on Shimla-bypass road is located about 16 kms away from Dehradun Clock Tower. The Manak Siddh temple is a symbol of unwavering faith amongst the people and is visited by many devotees across the country. The main puja of Baba Manak Siddh is conducted on Sundays and jaggery is offered by the devotees as a form of love.

The temple of Lord Narasimha and Lord Hanuman is also located at this place. Currently Mahant, Shree Anand Brahmachari Ji conducts the puja to promote the holy thoughts of Baba Manak Siddh. This temple is the centre of social consciousness and socia...

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MDDA park, situated near Kairwaan village on Rajpur road, is a famous picnic spot for family and friends which is lushed with greenery and scenic landscape. It is ladened with tall trees all over. It is at the distance of 9 kms from Clock tower while 11 kms from Dehradun railway station. It is well connected to ISBT Dehradun which is 18 kms away. Visitors can conveniently reach there by taking bus, auto or cab.

This park has jogging trails for joggers while a children's park for the children incorporated with swings and rides. It also has a beautiful valley going all way down wh...

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Mindrolling Monastery, Dehradun
10 kms from Dehradun city limits
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Mindrolling Monastery is located in Clement town in Dehradun District. It is one of the monasteries of Nyijama school of Buddhism was built in 1965. It is located at a distance of 10 kms away from Dehradun.

Mindrolling Monastery has expanded steadily to become one of the largest Buddhist centers in existence today. All the great masters of Tibetan Buddhism and Nyingma Lineage consider it as an inspiring example of the practice of the pure and profound Dharma of Vajrayana Buddhism. The Mindrolling organization provided Buddhist education over 300 monks starting from primary to second...

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Morrison Memorial Church is one of the biggest and important churches in Uttarkhand. It is placed in the middle of Dehradun city.

The church was built in the rememberence of Morrison clan, based on scottish kingdoms. The Morrison clan has a vast history of which these churches named Morrison Memorial Church, built all over the world and one of them is in Dehradun. This church has recently celebrated its 46th anniversary. The buliding is purely based upon the influence of Scottish architecture.

The Morrison Memorial Church can accomodate around 500 people inside. The Chu...

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Paltan Bazaar, Dehradun
Within Dehradun city limits
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Located near the clock tower, the Paltan bazaar of Dehradun is a unique shopping experience. Situated in the middle of the city of Dehradun the Paltaan bazaar is accessible to all. It is also the main market in Dehradun.

Rated as one of the top sites in Dehradun to visit, the Paltaan bazaar is forever filled by the sweet aroma of the basmati rice and the intoxicating Indian spices for which it is quite popular among both the locals and the tourists. The market is the ever-bubbling hub of the city with various café’s, restaurants and shops of all sorts of things. Particularly ...

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Paonta Sahib Himachal
51 kms from Dehradun city limits
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Paonta Sahib is the holiest shrine for Sikhs in Himachal Pradesh. It is located at a distance of about 51 kms from Dehradun.

Paonta Sahib is one of the major industrial towns of Himachal Pradesh in India. The holy town is located on the boulevards of the river Yamuna in the south of Sirmour district, on National Highway 7. The town was founded by the tenth Guru of the Sikhs, Guru Govind Singh.

The main attraction of the town is the Paonta Sahib Gurudwara which attracts Sikhs devotees from all over the world. This Gurudwara was built in memory of Guru Gobind Singh. It is...

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Picnic Spot, Lachhiwala
22 kms from Dehradun city limits
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Lachhiwala which is now known as 'Nature Park' is a popular local destination Doiwala. It is located at Haridwar-Rishikesh road 22 kms away from Dehradun.

It is one of the most famous tourist spot near Dehradun. Due to its enchanting beauty it is favored by all age group for a family holiday plan. It is situated on the tributary bank of Song River. This area is fully covered with green forest which is full of different birds where you can spend your time in solitude and watch different kinds of birds with the help of bird watching guide which help you recognize different species of...

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Clock Tower of Dehradun, also called as 'Ghanta Ghar' is a tall structure and a prominent landmark in Dehradun. It takes around 24 minutes to reach this structure. Ghanta Ghar also marks the centre of Dehradun.

Clock tower is one of the most prominent structures of Dehradun. It is 85 meters high and is six faced containing a clock on each face. It was built to mark the Independence of India and as a sign of celebration. The tower has a gold plate on top of it which has all the names of freedom fighters inscribed. Though the clocks do not work, the structure never lost its importanc...

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Rajaji National Park is a wildlife sanctuary situated in Uttrakhand, India. This wildife sanctuary is a very famous tourist destination of Uttrakhand. It is located between the Shivalik and Himalayan mountain ranges with the river Ganges flowing on both sides of the park. It is situated on the Ansari road in Dehradun. It is spread in the three districts of Uttrakhand namely Saharanpur, Dehradun and Pauri Garhwal. It is accessible from all these three cities. It is at a distance of around 21 kms from the main city of Dehradun. It is also near to Haridwar as it is just 43 kms away from there....

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Rajpur road is one of the famous streets of Dehradun. It lies in the heart of the city. This road starts from the Clock Tower of Dehradun and ends to an unknown part. It is the main highway which connects many places to each other and also to other cities. It is basically a commercial market place for the people living around the area. It is like a social hub where people come, enjoy, shop, eat and roam around the alluring places round the corner.

The road has numerous popular brand-shops of jewellery like PC jewellers, Tanishq; clothing stores like pepe jeans, pantaloons; shoe ...

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Regional Science Center, Dehradun
Within Dehradun city limits

Regional Science centre is a newly created science park in Jhjara, Dehradun, Uttarakhand. It is open to public through out the year. Its well within the limits of Dehradun city. It is one of the most exciting place to visit near Dehradun.

The Regional Science Centre of Dehradun is developed by the National Council of Science Museums in collaboration with the Uttarakhand State Council for Science and Technology. The principal objective of the Regional Science Centre is to educate as well as entertain the visitors using various science techniques. The Regional Science Centre also foc...

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Robbers Cave, Uttarakhand
8 kms from Dehradun city limits
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Robbers cave is a natural gorge formed due to geographical impacts on the Dehra plateau, placed in a conglomerate limestone area which is 8 kms away from Dehradun city. It is a cave which has a stream beneath it. The locals call this place Guchhupani.

It is believed that robbers used this cave as a haven for their stolen goods during the British rule in India hence the name Robbers cave, also believed to be home to Lord Shiva by the locals. The cave is in Anarwala village, tourists need to trek for a kilometre from the village to reach the cave entrance. The cave is 600-meter-long an...

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Rupin Pass
130 kms from Dehradun city limits
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Rupin Pass is a high altitude pass across the Himalaya mountain range in state of Himachal Pradesh. It lies on a traditional shepherd and hiking route which starts from Dhaula in Uttarakhand and ends in Sangla in Himachal Pradesh. The path itself is located across mostly uninhabited areas in the Himalayan ranges at an elevation of 15,250 ft (4,650M) above sea level. It is located at a distance of 130 kms from Dehradhun city.

Rupin Pass trek consists of trails dug out of rock faces and wooden bridges, cut through deep dark folds in the mountain, glaciers and icy slopes, and over sno...

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Sakya Centre Buddhist Monastery
12 kms from Dehradun city limits
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Sakyan Centre Buddhist Monastery is located at a distance of 12 kms north of the city centre Dehradun on Rajpur Road. It was founded in 1965.

It is one of the most beautiful famous landmarks in Dehradun. It is known for its beautiful architecture, impressive interiors and peaceful surroundings. Inside the temple there are a lot of spectacular wall paintings depicting the life of Lord Buddha. This temple was constructed by Tibetan community in 1965 as an imitation of Tibetan Monastery. The Sakyan Centre Buddhist Monastery was build with the aim to preserve and promote Tibetan culture ...

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The Santala Devi Mandir is located right above Nun Nandi and is a centre of faith for her devotees. Santaula Devi and her brother are the deities of the place. It is located between dense green forests of Village Jahariwala and is a two kilometres trek from Punjabiwala Dehradun and is 15 kms away from the city of Dehradun.

The temple is also known by her name – Santaula Devi and Santaura Devi. Following this incident, a shrine was built inside the fort. Thousands of followers visit the temple to take her blessings, and the number of visitors' increases on Saturdays as it was a Saturd...

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Shri Prakasheswar Mahadev Mandir
16 kms from Dehradun city limits

Shri Prakasheswar Mahadev Mandir is a temple of Lord Shiva situated on the mussoorie road near Dehradun. The temple is open to public throughout the year. It is a best place for you to visit near Dehradun if you are interested in worshipping and relaxing your mind and soul. It is located at a distance of 16 kms from Dehradun city.

Shri Prakasheswar Mahadev Mandir houses the Sphatik "Rhinestone" Shivlingas, commonly called "Crystal Shivlingas". Spatika Lingam is called sphatika Sivalingam in Sanskrit. Sphatikam in Sanskrit means "made of crystal, crystalline", referring to quartz a...

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Sri Darbar Sai Mandir is one of the religious site in Dehradun, Uttrakhand. It is a sacred temple which is made in the name of the spiritual saint Sai baba. It is located within city limits on Rajpur road of Dehradun city. It is 7 kms away from the famous Clock tower of Dehradun. It is easily accessible from all parts of the city. Visitors can conveniently reach there by taking bus, cab or auto.

Sri Darbar Sai Mandir is a beautiful place to worship the saint Sai of Shirdi who preached the same message all his life that "Sabka Malik Ek" which means "One God governs all". Sai, th...

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Subir Raha Oil Museum
Within Dehradun city limits
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At a distance of 3. 5 km from Dehradun Railway Station, Subir Raha Oil Museum is a small museum located inside Tel Bhawan, the Headquarters of ONGC, in Dehradun. Subir Raha Oil Museum was inaugurated on 14th August 2005. ONGC is the foremost exploration and production company in India. The museum was set up in Tel Bhawan also known as Patiala House in 1956. It was once the palace of Maharaja of Patiala and was brought by ONGC.

The museum is divided into different sectors of the oil industry. The first section is dedicated to the geology of oil and its vast history. This section has...

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Tapkeshwar Mahadev Temple is a religious site and one of the most famous temples devoted to Lord Shiva. The temple lies in between the two hills with a river flowing nearby. The name of the river is the Asan River. The river and the mountains add beauty to the venerated temple. The temple lies within the Garhi cantonement area, Dehradun. It is situated at the distance of 6 kms from the main city and 8 kms from the ISBT, Dehradun. It is easily accessible from all parts of the city. Visitors can reach there by a bus, taxi or auto. Devotees have to take on a short trek to reach this simple yet...

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Tapovan Temple, Dehradun
7 kms from Dehradun city limits
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Tapovan temple in Dehradun is a well known temple for its greenerery and tranquility. This temple is equally known for its beautiful ambiance, which is a great place for meditation and spirituality. Tapovan temple is located in Raipur and is about 7 kms from Dehradun railway station. You could visit this place by means of a cab or your own vehicle. Local share autos (Vikram) are also available. This temple is located on the banks of river Ganges. Tapovan temple has great historic importance. This is the place where Dronacharya(the guru of Pandavas and Kauravas) had meditated. Tapovan temple is...

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Tibetan Market, Dehradun
Within Dehradun city limits

Tibetian market is a place in Dehradun where you find goods originated or used in Tibet, like handicrafts, clothes and many others. It is just 3 kilometers away from the city centre.

Tibetian market is open at two places, one near parade ground and the other at Rispana pul. It is a market where Tibetian handicrafts, jwellery and woolen clothes (made out of wool, by hand!) are available at reasonable prices without any necessity of bargaining. From the cheap knockoffs of the latest fashion to authentic Tibetian ware, everything is available here. These are run by the enterprising Tib...

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The Tiger View Jungle Camp is located in the secluded village of Goolar Khalla and is a great place to view the majestic tiger in its natural habitat. Apart from tiger spotting, a safari and camping in the jungle camp can also prove to be a unique experience. It is located at a distance of 20 kms from Dehrandun city.

The tiger view jungle camp offers a unusual opportunity to see the giant of the forest in its natural habitat. The most endangered species is well pretected and preserved in this place, and spotting a tiger in the thick woods, will be a unique experience.

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Timber museum as the name suggests is a museum of different-different types of wood and provides information about timber and its products. This museum is located on Brandis road near Indian Military Academy, Dehradun. It is located within city limits on Dehradun-Chakrata motorable road at the distance of 7 kms from the famous Clock tower, Dehradun.

This museum is a part of Forest Research Institute (FRI) which comprises of total six museums in their main buiding. The other five museums being pathology, social forestry, silviculture, entomology and non-wood forest products. Thes...

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Established in June, 1968 as a small nucleus in the Geology Department, Delhi University, the Institute was shifted to Dehradun during April, 1976. Wadia Institute of Himalayan Geology, Dehradun is an autonomous research institute of the Department of the Science and Technology, Ministry of Science and Technology, Govt. of India. The institute is located just 4 km away from the city centre.

The Institute has organised a small museum which is very popular with the visitors and especially the school children. The basic objective in organising the museum is to educate students and ge...

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World Integrity Center (WIC) is located within the city of Dehradun. It is the hub of social, intellectual, cultural, entertainment and business activity. It believes in an integrated approach to community living and multiculturalism and acceptance of diversity as the foundation of a peaceful society.

The vision of WIC is to be a catalyst and promoter of intellectual and cultural activity throughout the country and internationally. The place has a calm aura and welcomes everyone walking into the centre without any discrimination. It respects the thoughts and beliefs of each and eve...

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Zonal Museum Anthropological Museum one of the most popular museums of Dehradun. The Anthropological Survey of India established the museum in the year 1971. This museum displays collection of artifacts related to the origin, development and sustenance of mankind on earth. The museum also exhibits the origin and social customs of the early inhabitants of people in the Himalayan foothills. Located 5 km from Dehradun Railway Station, Zonal Anthropological Museum is situated on NH-72 in Dehradun.

Zonal Museum Anthropological Museum houses different statues, sculptures, coins, artifac...

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