Mussoorie : Popularly known as the Queen of Hills, this charming hill station, 34 kms from Dehradun is situated at an altitude of 2003 mts in the Garhwal hills. above sea-level. Mussoorie is one the beautiful hill stations in India and the most frequently visited. It provides excellent respite to people who want relief from the hot sultry conditions of the plains, especially since it is close enough to the capital to make just weekend trip. Also, major Hindu pilgrimage sites like Kedarnath, Badrinath, Gangotri, Yamunotri, Haridwar, Rishikesh are not far from this place.
a place that promises wonderful memories for you. It will be hard to get your eyes off the mesmerizing Kempty falls. You can step into the pool formed by the falls and join its game. Take a dip or splash the cold water on your friends or family, enjoy the way you want. The place will fill you with extra energy, soaking you in fun and frolic.Accommodation arrangements are made in the huts around Kempty if you plan to spend the day in exploring the beautiful falls. It is adviced that you avoid going here during the Monsoon due to the heavy flow of water.
The Mall is one of the prominent shopping locations situated at the centre of the destination. Dotted with benches and lampposts lined up at the sides of roads, the Mall offers architectural styles of colonial period.The prime attractions of the area include 1980s style video game parlours, the Methodist Church and skating rinks. Tibetans can also be seen in the market place, who sells woollens, fabric wall hangings, imported goods, Tibetan metal ware and a collection of wooden items. Apart from this, walking sticks, bowls, trays, cane baskets and jewellery are the other prominent articles available at the Mall.
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Gun Hill is one of the popular tourist attractions of Mussoorie, possessing historical significance dating back to pre-independence. It is believed that a canon was fired from the place at a fixed time on every afternoon. This firing at the hill provided an idea of time to the local residents of the destination and they adjusted their watches accordingly.Situated at a height of 400 ft above The Mall, the location presently houses a water reservoir of the destination. Tourists can witness snow capped peaks of Himalayas and The Mall on either side of the place.Gun Hill can be easily reached by taking a ropeway ride, which is operated frequently for transfer of passengers. In addition to this, tourists can also cover a path from The Mall to reach the location by foot.