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Dehradun

Play at the best casino with us on new online australian casino. Bonus for the first 100 people! Dehradun is a hill resort at the foothills of Himalayas, located in the state of Uttaranchal, India. This capital city is a major tourist attraction. Dehradun travel would take the tourist to the lovely places amidst Himalayas, nestled in Shivalik ranges. The temples, national parks, sport activities and the shopping will fill your trip to Dehradun with interest.

This capital city is well connected by rail, road and air routes. Dehradun is an important railhead, well linked with various major places of the country. Road network is excellent in the state. Dehradun has buses plying to other important places around. Dehradun has an airport named Jolly Grant Airport, which has daily flights to and from Delhi.

Tourist Attractions

Durbar Shri Guru Ram RaiDurbar Shri Guru Ram Rai – This Sikh pilgrimage site is also related to the history of Dehradun. Guru Ram Singh pitched his tents in this place after being ordered out of the country by Aurangzeb, the mughul emperor.

Tapovan – This scenic place is believed to be the ashram of Guru Dronacharya, arms teacher of the Pandavas and Kauravs in Mahabharata.

Forest Research Instituteone of the most famous institutes in Dehradun, this pace is an interesting place to visit in Deharadun. The museum and the botanical garden are the chief attractions here.

The Sericulture Centre – this is yet another interesting research institute dealing with research on the culture of fish and other aquatic creatures in India.

Robber’s Cave – this place offers splendid view of the surrounding mountains. The natural cave formations and gentle streams are very popular among the tourists.

Sahasradhara – this place is famous for the hot springs that are believed to have miraculous effects on many diseases.

Tapkeshwar Temple – an annual fair held during Shiva Ratri is the major attraction here. The temple is dedicated to Lord Shiva, and associated with legends from the Mahabharata.

Rajaji National Park – this National Park is home to many important species of animals, birds and plants. The elephant population of the park is the main attraction. The park contains two more sanctuaries. it is one of the major tourist spots near Dehradun, situated just 23 kilometers away from the city.

Malsi Deer Park – this refuge for deer is a beautiful forest and is very popular as a picnic spot.

Dehradun Travels, Hillstation TravelsDakpatthar – this place is noted for the magnificent scenic beauty surrounding it. It is one of the most beautiful places to visit in Dehradun.

The Central Braille Press: this institution is the largest producer of textbooks in Braille in India. A visit to this institute is a very interesting and informative experience.

The tourist attractions in Dehradun include all the above and other lesser known places. The nearby towns of Haridwar, Rishikesh , and Mussoorie are very popular tourist spots near Dehradun.