Roorkee

Roorkee is a city in North India and a Municipal Corporation in the Haridwar district of state Uttarakhand, India. It is spread over a flat terrain under Sivalik Hills of Himalayas. The city is developed on the banks of Ganges Canal, its dominant feature, which flows from north–south through middle of the city.

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Bahadrabad Junkyard
31.3 kms from Roorkee city limits

Bahadrabad Junkyard is located in the city of Haridwar which is about 31. 3 kms away from Roorkee. People can take bus or can even book a cab and directly reach to the junkyard.

Bahadrabad is famous for industrial setups. The junkyard in Bahadrabad has a setup of different types of automobiles. One can deal with the various scrap materials of automobiles. Visitors can explore the junkyard or can even buy some scrap for their use. The place is mainly for those people who want to buy or sell something related to automobiles.

Bahadrabad Junkyard is open all around the year...

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Crystal World, Roorkee
14.2 kms from Roorkee city limits
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Crystal World is a well known amusement park in Uttarakhand. It is located on the NH-58 Haridwar-Delhi Road in Batedi Village and it is only 14. 2 kms from Roorkee.

Crystal World is a water-theme park nestled near the holy land Haridwar. The park spreads lavishly across 18 acres of land and consists of 40+ rides and experiences both in the Amusement as well as the renowned "Water World Park". Special attractions inclde Entertainment world-5D Ride, the Pirates themed-North India's largest 'Family Water Pool', Wildwood Jungle themed-'Multi Slide Water Tower' and special carnival dance...

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Dhanaulti
105.3 kms from Roorkee city limits
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Dhanaulti is a beautiful hill station near Mussoorie. It is situated just 105. 3 kms away from Roorkee.

Dhanaulti is famous for its beautiful and vibrant landscape. It is situated almost 2286 meters above sea level which makes the climate cooler than the places surrounding it. The place has a lot of alpine forest which occupies the prime spot in the landscape. The rolling hills and the gentle fog has always been a popular attraction for tourists. The place is very famous among tourists and is almost always filled. Dhanaulti's climate is not frigid but rather a much more gentle and ...

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The Geology and Geophysics Museum in Roorkee is one of the famous museums near Roorkee. The place is situated just 2. 1 kilometers away from Roorkee and is well within the city limits.

The Geology and geophysics Museum is famous because of its unique possessions. The museum is one of those very few places which has fascinating specimens of rocks, fossils and minerals. The museum has a very unique piece which is the fossilized remains of an elephant. The place is very unique as there are not a lot of museums in this niche. One of the most famous pieces in the museum is the fossilize...

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Old Cemetery, Roorkee
Within Roorkee city limits
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Old Cemetery is located in Roorkee city, of state Uttarakhand. It is about 1. 3 km away from the city center.

Old cemetery is made in Gothic style which covers 7. 263 acres of land. The cemetery contains a number of graves which includes the grave of General Sir Harold Williams which is made in different designs and materials belonging to middle 19th century. A part of the cemetery is still used as graveyard by Christian community here. Today the cemetery is converted to a monument which is protected by Archaeological Survey of India.

Old Cemetery is open all around the...

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Patanjali Yogpeeth, Roorkee
15 kms from Roorkee city limits
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The Patanjali Yogpeeth is one of the famous yoga institutes in the country. It is situated just 15 kms away from Roorkee.

The Patanjali Yogpeeth is the largest yoga institutes in India. It was named after Rishi Pathanjali and is operated by Baba Ramdev. This institute is one of his flagship projects. The institute was set up with an aim to develop yoga and Ayurveda. It is also the home for the Pathanjali University. The place is perfect to spend time meditating and to try a hand in yoga. The Yogpeeth provides treatments for different ailments and it also provides residential facil...

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Piran Kaliyar Sharif, Roorkee
8.9 kms from Roorkee city limits
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Piran Kaliyar Sharif is located at Kaliyar village which is near Haridwar Delhi Highway. It is about 8. 9 kms away from the city center of Roorkee.

Piran Kaliyar Sharif dargah is the unity symbol among the Hindus and Muslims in the region. The dargah is of Allaudin Ali Ahmed Sabir Kalyari also known as Sarkar Sabir Pak. It is one of the most revered shrines for Muslims in India which is equally revered by Hindus too. The dargah was made in the 13th century. The dargah shrine was built by Ibrahim Lodhi, who was an Afghan ruler of Delhi. Piran Kaliyar Sharif dargah is famous for its ...

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Rangoli Garden, Roorkee
Within Roorkee city limits
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Rangoli Garden in Roorkee of Uttarakhand is well noted place for wedding ceremonies and special occasions. Rangoli Garden is located 2. 7 kilometers far from Roorkee city center.

Rangoli Garden grabbed the attention of locals residents it is located very near to the main road and easily accessible to reach this place and to organize events and special occasions. During unseasonal time, this garden welcomes the early morning walkers to refresh their minds. A small museum which has the collection of local art crafts and findings. Some different offers are given to the customers who wa...

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Roorkee Cantt
Within Roorkee city limits
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Roorkee Cantt or the Roorke Cantonment is a cantonment town in Roorkee. The town is situated just 850 meters from Roorkee city center.

The Roorkee Cantonment is one of the oldest cantonments in the country. It was established in 1853 and is the headquarters of the Bengal Engineer Group which is also called The Bengal Sappers. In 1853 the cantonment had two artillery units which were the Bengal Sappers and the Miners. Today, the cantonment has a large army base. The total area of the cantonment is 1176 acres.

The Roorkee Cantonment is one of those places where one can se...

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The Roorkee Group Museum and Archives is an army museum. It is situated just 1. 2 kilometers away from the Roorkee city center.

The Roorkee Group Museum and Archives is primarily is an army museum. It was established in the year 1978. The museum contains a lot rare documents and paintings. This museum mainly describes the history of the Bengal Engineer group of the cantonment in Roorkee. The museum hosts many of the medals and awards won by the Bengal Engineer Group who are also known to go by the name - Bengal Sappers. Some of the key weapons used in the Indian Armed Forces are al...

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Shri Ram Dwar is one of the important sacred place in Roorkee of Uttarakhand and it is located nearly 2. 9 kilometers from city Roorkee's main centre and it takes around 10 minutes to reach by any transport vehicle.

Uttarakhand is prominently known as 'Land of Gods' because of many important pilgrimage centers like Char Dham is located here and many sacred holy rivers flow in this state. Roorkee also consists such beautiful temples with historical as well religious importance. Shri Ram Dwar is located exactly in the Shifapur area which is near to the Shri Ram chowk. This sacred Lor...

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Solani Aqueduct
Within Roorkee city limits
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Solani Aqueduct is located at Pathanpura, Roorkee, in the state of Uttarakhand. The aqueduct is about 2. 2 km away from the city center.

Solani Aqueduct was constructed in the year 1846. It is a hydro construction that is made over Solani River. It is a great example of early industrial engineering in the country. It is India's first aqueduct. It is known to be the benchmark in brick masonry. Solani Aqueduct consists of 15 spans of 50 feet each which is separated by 10 feet wide piers. The magnificent aqueduct is ornamented with lion structures which looks marvelous. An engineering...

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Solani River is famous for its aqueduct as well as the park. Solani Park is located in the area called Pathanpura which is 2. 9 kilometers from the main city Roorkee, Uttarakhand.

Solani Park is famously known for Solani River Bridge which was started in 1846 over Old Ganga Nahar which is also known as Old Upper Ganga Canal. The history behind the construction of this aqueduct combined with the construction when India's first railways opened in 1846. It was constructed to convey materials for a major irrigation project with aqueduct being constructed to carry the Upper Ganga Canal ...

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Shri Jeevan Mukt Prem Mandir is a Hindu temple located within Roorkee city limits.

The Shri Jeevan Mukt Prem Mandir is said to have the great blessings of the great saint Shri Shri Guru Dev, whose pictures one can find in the temple. The Linga Rupa of Lord Shiva here is truly special and people perform Jalabhishek ritual(Pouring holy water on Shivalinga) and it is famously known as Jalabhishek Shiv Mandir. Most important idols of the deities here are Lord Ganesh, Lord Laxmi Narayana, Lord Shrikrishna, Hanuman, and many other wall pictures about the incarnations of Lord Shri Maha V...

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Survey Museum, Roorkee
Within Roorkee city limits
History

The Survey Museum is one of the oldest and unique museum located in Roorkee. The place is situated just 3. 2 kilometers and is situated well within the city limits.

The Survey Museum is a very educational museum and is one of the very well maintained museums in Roorkee. As the name suggest, the place contains a lot of details regarding the various surveys which have been conducted over the years. The place has a lot of instruments which is of interest. Many of these instruments are rare and fascinating. The museum also has a lot of navigating systems too from old to the later versi...

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