Dehradun city is famous for tourism, education, architecture, culture and natural beauty.
Dehradun is one of the oldest cities of India, Just 240 km from Delhi and is recently declared as the Provisional Capital of newly created Uttaranchal (Now Uttarakhand) State in the month of Nov’2000.
Nestled near the Himalayan foothills. At its core is the 6-sided Ghanta Ghar clock tower.
To the southwest is Paltan Bazaar, a busy shopping area. Just east is the Sikh temple Gurdwara Nanaksar, topped with ornate white and golden domes. In Clement Town to the city’s southwest, Mindrolling Monastery is a Tibetan Buddhist center with shrine rooms in its Great Stupa.
Offering a blend of unparalleled landscape and modern amenities, bustling Dehradun is a city for both business and leisure. Once a retirement haven, today it buzzes with excitement, yet has managed to retain its laid-back vibe. Quaint cafés and lounges rub shoulders with heritage monuments and bazaars.
A picturesque gateway to a number of hill stations, Dehradun has fervency in its embrace, magnificence in the sights extant within the city. Encompassed in greenery,
Dehradun is home to notable sights like the resplendent Sahastradhara, the intriguing Tapkeshwar Mahadev Temple and the mystical Robber’s Cave, among others. The natural landscape of the place is also the setting for lively picnic spots and places that offer a raft of adventure activities.
The headquarters of many National Institutes and Organizations like ONGC, Survey Of India, Forest Research Institute, Indian Institute of Petroleum etc. are located in the city. Some of the premier educational and Training Institutes like Indian Miltary Academy, RIMC(Rashtriya Indian Military College), Indira Gandhi National Forest Academy(IGNFA), Lal Bahadur Shahstri National Academy of Administration(LBSNAA)etc.
are also there in Dehradun.
List of Districts in Uttarakhand
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