Famous tourists places in Dehradun in Uttarakhand

Dehradoon city lies on the foot of shivalik range of Himalaya which is related to The Ramayana & The Mahabharata. Dehradoon is the best city of Garhwal region. It is a good tourist place for travelling in hill city of kumaun & Garhwal region.

Dehradoon is the Capital of Uttarakhand which is divided from uttarpradesh. There is relation of Dehradoon with The Ramayan & Mahabharata. Lord Rama & his Brother Laxman came here after finishing war with Ravana. Pandaws also came here. Dehradun is situated on the foot of Himalaya's Shiwalik valley & between two holly river Gangas & yamuna. Dehradoon is divided into two parts Garhwal & kumaun. The Badrinath, Kedarnath, Yamunotri & Gangotri are in this region so the city is called as a city of Hindu god & goddess. For accommodation in this area, check out Yamunotri Gangotri Yatra and Hotels.

Deharadoon is a best point for the tourists to Almoda, Nainital, Ranikhet etc. Massoorie is the best & charming place of the city for tourism. Some Important offices & headquarters of Indian Government are situated in Dehradoon.

Tourists places to see in Dehradun

Forest research Institute Forest research Institute of Dehradoon was built in 1906 & an excellent museum was built in 1914 at Dehradoon. The Forest Research Institute is managed by the Indian Council of Forestry Research and Education. On 6th December 1991, Human Resource Development ministry of India had announced to Forest research Institute of Dehradoon as Deemed University under the notification number of No. F-9-25/89-U-3. Institute researches on the trees & woodlands, to Produce and certify of quality seed & planting materials, social forestry, Eco-rehabilitation of the central Himalayas in Uttarpradesh, Bamboos cultivation etc.

Indian military academy, Dehradoon

Indian military academyThe Indian military academy, Dehradoon was established on 1st October 1932. This academy had only 40 cadets at that time & now 1200 cadets are trained here every year. Indian military academy is also known for officer training academy of Indians army. The Indian military Academy's colors is Blood red and Steel Grey & motto Valor and Wisdom. Academy trains army officer for Indian army.

Survey of India, Dehradoon

Survey of India
The head quarter of survey of India was established in Dehradoon in 1767. This is the oldest engineering Department of Govt. Of India. The survey of India is a central engineering agency of India for mapping & surveying. The survey of India has 18 civil engineering divisions.

Mussoorie the Queen of Hills

picnic spots Mussoorie is a tourist place about 38 KM far away from Dehradoon city. Mussoorie is famous for its green hills, snows of Himalaya & Beautiful locations,lakes & picnic spots etc. Mussoorie is called as queen of hill stations. There are many places to visit around mussoorie, like: Bhadraj Temple, Surkanda Devi Temple, Dhanolti,Kempty Fall,Mussoorie Lake etc. The Lal Bahadur Shatri National Administration Academy was situated at mussooorie to provide a premier training to the administrative & civil services officers. Many well known school & colleges are here such Gurunanak fifth centenary school,convent of jejus & merry girls schools,Wynberg Allen school,Oak Grove school,Woodstock School & St.George's College etc.

Kempty Fall gun hiilsmussoorie Lake

Schools & Collegesin Dehradun

Dehradoon also known as a Central hub of top Supposed boarding (hostel) and day schools. Doon & many residential colleges & schools are situated here & famous in all over India. One of them, Doon school is well known as a best school In India. Doon School was established in 1935 & affiliated to the Council for Indian School Certificate Examination. Some other good colleges & school in Dehradoon are: Doon Cambridge School, Doon International School,Unison World School,The Asian School,Selaqui International School etc.

Doon school Hostel building at doon school

How to reach dehradun

Dehradoon is well connected with road & railways with all major cities of India. National Highways NH-58 & 72 are passed through Dehradoon. Trains for Howrah, Delhi, Mumbai, Kolkata, Indor, Ujjain, Chandigarh, Varanasi, Jammutavi are daily running from Dehradoon. Private Taxi & Roadways Buses are available form delhi & all other mejar cities. A airport is in dehradoon & connected by mejor cites of india.

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