Popular tourist Places to visit in Dehradun-: Dehradun is the capital of Uttarakhand state which is one of the beautiful cities of India. It is known for best education field and awesome weather which attracts thousands of tourists around the year. Here are many reputed Universities, schools, Institutes, Multi specialty hospitals, Historical places, natural places which is the reason people are migrating here in a large number every year. Dehradun Is a valley which is located at the foothills of the Himalayas. Mussoorie is the nearest hill station from here. Dehradun is also known as “Education Hub of Uttarakhand” because here are many gud universities like Doon university, DIT University, Graphic Era University, Uttaranchal University , SRH University etc. It have many tourist spots, historical places, ancient temples and Waterfalls also. Now a days here is a huge rush of tourists in the weekends. Tourists use to visit in historical places , Temples , parks, waterfalls and in shopping malls . So if you are new in dehradun or want to know about Tourist places To Visit in Dehradun then here we have the list of all the places near dehradun and Things To do in Dehradun.
Best places To Visit In Dehradun
Here are many places in Dehradun like temples, parks, Waterfalls , historical places etc. Many time people plan to visit and they don’t know what are the famous places to visit so now in this we are going to mention all the places to vist in ddun and we will also describe the places for which they are famous. If you will need other information you can contact us we will happy to help you. So followings are Tourist Places To Visit In Dehradun .
Sahstradhara is one of the famous and most frequently visited Tourist place in dehradun / DDun. It is a beautiful natural Water Park. Sahstradhara means thousand fold spring.Here water drips from limestone stalactites, making the water Sulfur abundant and thus the place is also called as sulphur springs. Many people say that after taking bath in this water many skin diseases go away. Sahstradhara is located at the distance of 14 km from Dehradun city. Here is a huge Rush on summer season and in rainy season it is very dangerous place. One can easily reach here by city bus or booking taxi from Dehradun.If you have your own vehicle then you will not face any problem to here.
FRI (forest research institute) is also one of the best place to visit in DDun. It is an Educational Institute which is very old and it was founded in 1878 by dietrich brandris. Forest research institute is Built over a lush green estate spread over 450 hectares. The main building of F R I is Greco roman and colonial style of architecture.FRI is best for Educational tours of colleges, Schools and for photography. Many people of dehradun comes here for peace and enjoy the beautiful park of it. Here are 5 Museums also. A beautiful and amazing architecture of FRI attracts thousands of Tourists every year. It is located at the distance of 7 km from clock tower.You can easily reach here by city bus, vikram or auto.
Tapkeshwar Temple is one of the famous Shiva temple in DDoon . It is located at the distance of around 6.5 km from Dehradun City. It is an ancient temple dedicated to lord Shiva. Shivling of this temple is in the natural cave which is really very amazing where drops of water fall over Shiva Ling. it is believed that dronachaarya (guru of pandava) resided here in the cave , and this is the cause the cave is named Drona cave . When dronacharya’s wife gave birth to Ashwasthama she didn’t properly feed him her milk, so the meditation of drona lord shiva give them darshan and feed milk ashwasthama through dripping from ceiling of drona cave.You can take 6No vikram from connaught place or can take auto. distance from ISBT DEHRADUN to Tapkeshwar is 9.6 km.For more information about Tapkeshwar temple click here
Robbers Cave Guchupani–
Robbers Cave is another popular place in DDun. It is also known as Guchupani. It said that that robbers used to hide at this place after robbery.Cold water stream within natural cave attracts thousands of tourists around the year. Robbers cave is mostly visited by young guys and couples of dehradun city. In summer season robbers cave is use to be very rush. You can reach here by taking City bus from Pared Ground Dehradun.
Buddha Temple is also one of the most visited place in dehradun. It is located in clement town at the distance of 4 km from ISBT. This place is very peaceful and beautiful. It was build in 1965. Holy place Buddha Temple is about 220 feet in Height. Here is a beautiful green garden also where people use to sit and get relax. You can reach here by City Bus or booking taxi.
Lachiwala is also a waterpark and beautiful picnic Spot located near Doiwala. A man made water park in the middle of dense forest attracts thousands of people here every year. It is located at the distance of 22 km from Dehradun City and 2 km from Doiwala at Rishikesh, Haridwar road. It is best place for family for picnic. Here is huge rush every year in the summer season.You can easily reach Lachiwala water park by booking taxi and city buses are also available for here.
Shiv Temple Mussoorie Road
Shiv temple is a beautiful Temple located at the distance of about 12 km from dehradun city. Interesting thing about this temple is that it is a private temple where it is restricted to donate any money and Fruits. Bhandara is Organized here all around the year. Architecture of this temple is very attractive and beautiful. Thousands of people comes here for the blessing of lord Shiva. You can reach here by Booking a taxi and buses are also available for here. For more photos of Shiv Temple Mussoorie road click here
Laxman Siddh Templ-
Laxman Siddh is one of the oldest ancient temple of Dehradun which is located 12km From DDun city at Rishikesh, Haridwar road near harrawala. This temple is dedicated to lord laxman where they underwent repentance after slaying RAVAN.At this place lord Laxman underwent penance.Every Sunday large number of people visit here and continue their faith in Lord Laxman.The main fair of Laxman Siddh Temple is organized every year on the last Sunday of April month.Hundreds of people use to come here from far away for the blessing of lord Laxman.Far from city crowed Laxman Siddh temple is a very Peaceful place. One can spent his time here by praying and meditation.You can reach here by city bus or vikram. For more info and Photos of Laxman SIddh temple click here.