Places around Roorkee with history

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1/7 Places to Visit in Roorkee with history

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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2/7 Places to Visit in Roorkee with history
Rangoli Garden, Roorkee
Within Roorkee city limits
ArtHistory

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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3/7 Places to Visit in Roorkee with history
Roorkee Cantt
Within Roorkee city limits
History

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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4/7 Places to Visit in Roorkee with history

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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5/7 Places to Visit in Roorkee with history

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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6/7 Places to Visit in Roorkee with history

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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7/7 Places to Visit in Roorkee with history
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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