Dehradun

Place Information
Name of the Place Dehradun
Country India
State Uttarakhand
Population 5.78 Lakhs
Official Language Hindi
Website http://nagarnigamdehradun.in/, https://dehradun.nic.in//

Dehradun is the capital city of the Indian state of Uttarakhand and is situated in the mountain ranges of the Himalayas, and is among the most gorgeous cities in the west mountain paths of India, famous for its scenic environment. The title Dehradun is a selection of 2 phrases "Dera" significant camp and "Dun" meaning valley.

It's also known among the earliest cities of India, it is thought that Lord Rama and his brother did penance here for killing Ravana, the demon king.

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Things to do:

We often tend to overlook on researching the plethora of hidden treasures that Dehradun beholds while in their way to Mussoorie or other neighboring mountain stations. There is no limit to how much you can research in their excursion for this attractive little mountain city. Thus, we've set down a few of the top things to do in Dehradun.

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  1. Robber's Cave

Live the delight of this narrative of "Ali Baba and The Forty Thieves" in this experienced place near Sahastradhara which can also be called Gucchipani. Trek for a space of approximately 1 km to eventually reach this surreal place that brings out character's beauty unlike any other, thus becoming one of the greatest things to do in Dehradun.

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  1. Sahastradhara

The title Sahastradhara translates into "million-fold spring" and so is apt, given the several waterfalls and temples which improve the beauty of the tranquil tourist destination. A Dehradun trip stays incomplete without appreciating the sense of its own cool, soothing waters which are known for its curative values because the water drips out of limestone stalactites turning it into sulfur springs.

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  1. Nature Park

Lachhiwala using its unparalleled all-natural beauty, unspoiled by human actions, is the perfect place for enjoying a few quiet family times above a picnic and transcending past the monotony of daily life. There are some swings also for your children to love making it one of the highest places to go to in Dehradun.

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  1. Paragliding – Fly In The Sky

Soar high into the boundless sky whilst enjoying scenic views of the valley. Aerial views of the enchanting beauty of Mussoorie, Chakrata, Tehri, and Rishikesh are spellbinding and cannot be overlooked in the list of things to do in Dehradun in 1 day. You may enjoy paragliding in your way from Dehradun to Mussoorie.

Important Adventure Sports Centers: National Adventure Sports Academy, VXplor Adventure Tourism, the Fantastic Himalayan Adventures.

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  1. Forest Research Institute – The Architecture

Established in 1906, this highest summit under the Indian Council of Forestry Research and Education (ICFRE) was created from the Greco-Roman architectural design and are a National Heritage, therefore, one of the greatest places to see in Dehradun. The lush green expanse of its house spread over 450 hectares is a noble edifice which evidences the awesome confluence of both Colonial and Greco-Roman structure, which makes it impossible to jump out of a Dehradun trip itinerary.

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  1. Mindrolling Monastery
  2. Tapkeshwar Temple
  3. Chetwode Hall
  4. Rajaji National Park
  5. Tiger Falls

Education & Training:

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The education in Dehradun has come a very long way in the age-old conventions giving way to state-of-the-art advances. Together with broader instructional reforms favoring spatial understanding with a fantastic focus on practical experience. Some of the best educational institutions in the city are;

Himalayan Institute of Technology (HIT), Wildlife Institute of India, Sri Guru Ram Rai Institute of Technology & Science, The Indian Institute of Petroleum, Dayanand Academy Of Advanced Studies, Forest Research Institute FRI, Wadia Institute of Himalayan Geology, Sardar Bhagwan Singh Post Graduate Institute of Biomedical Sciences and Research, Indian Council of Forestry Research and Education, and Directorate of Forest Education.

Food and Drink

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Dehradun is famous for its multi cuisines from North Indian, Pahadi meals to genuine Chinese & Tibetan delicacies. Maximum of their best eating dishes within the city can be located across the Rajpur Road, Astley Hall, Dharampur, Chakrata Road & Mussouri Road. Here's a top list of Dehradun's famous lip-smacking food serving restaurant's; The Buffet Snacks Shop, K.C Momo's & Soup Bar, Bun TikkiWala, ChetanPooriWala, Bobby Fast Food Corner, Maggi Points, and Kumar Sweets.

Hospitals

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Each corner of Dehradun has a well-recognized hospital to take care of any emergency need from city. Virtually all hospitals in Dehradun are equipped with modern machineries and medications. The staff in hospitals in Dehradun are seasoned and well educated to deal with any huge casualty. Below are the best hospitals in the city; Archana Hospital and Lithotripsy Centre, Ashirwad Hospital, District Veterinary Hospital, CMI Hospital, Doon Hospital, Dr. PS Tomar Traditional Medicare Hospital, Gilhotra Hospital, and Himalayan Institute Hospital.

 

 

Hotels & Accommodation

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Food and lodgings could be counted among the very best in most of the hill-based locales in India, catering to every sort of visitors. Dehradun can be known throughout the world because of its rich tradition and culture using "Unity in diversity" keeping accurate. The city is currently home to four key world religions - Hinduism, Buddhism, Jainism, and Sikhism, demonstrating to be a melting pot of ethnic influence. The city's tradition is famous for its heritage, hospitality, liveliness, and generosity.

These are the famous hotels in city; Hotel Ajanta Continental, Hotel Great Value, Hotel Madhuban, Hotel Meedos Grand, Hotel President, Inder Lok Hotel, MJ Residency, Hotel Pacific, Hotel Atithi, Hotel Prince, Hotel Relax, and Hotel Shahenshah.

Shopping & Night Life

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Dehradun is popularly called the gateway to popular hill stations like Mussoorie and Auli. Neighboring the famous Rajaji National Park, Dehradun is loaded both culturally and ecologically. Doon is famous for its scenic landscapes, gorgeous architecture, amazing bakeries, and frolic markets, making shopping in Dehradun among those must do. The surrounding hills and pre-independence buildings create Doon among the most popular and beautiful capital cities in the nation.

We have shortlisted a number of the top places for shopping in Dehradun city.

Paltan Bazaar, Tibetan Market, Rajpur Road, Astley Hall, Indira Market, Connaught Place, Gandhi Road Market, Arhat Bazar, Pacific Mall, and Special Mention: Bakery Shops.

Dehradun

Place Information
Name of the Place Dehradun
Country India
State Uttarakhand
Population 5.78 Lakhs
Official Language Hindi
Website http://nagarnigamdehradun.in/, https://dehradun.nic.in//