Places to visit in Dehradun and Mussoorie
Dehradun- The City of Hills 
Dehradun has many tourist places for tourists. I to date visited many places in the Dehradun. Some of the places I visited many times and some of the places only once. But up to date, I have to visit lots of tourist places in Dehradun. Dehradun has a variety of tourist places such as historical buildings, famous temples, waterfalls, caves, museums, zoo, etc. There are many places to visit in Dehradun for couples such as Sahastradhara, Gucchu Pani, FRI, etc.  You will find here reviews of all top10 tourist places in Dehradun. For the religious type tourists, there are many temples in Dehradun such as Tapkeshwar Shiv temple, Buddha temple, etc.

Those places I visited till date, I mentioned here. For full details, you can click on the headings and you will get details review of that tourist place.


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FRI Dehradun
F.R.I.-Forest Research Institute is one of the most famous educational and tourist places in Dehradun, India. It is popular for the British era colonial architectural beauty with the lush green campus of the institute spread over 450 hectares. It is a good attraction for those tourists who are nature lovers, students and teachers of Environmental, Botanical and Forestry science and also for Civil and Architecture students. Read more


Tourist attractions in and around Dehradun
Sahatradhara waterfall Dehradun
Sahastradhara is a very popular waterfall in the Dehradun. During summer it would be fully filled with tourists and local natural beauty lovers. Sahastradhara is not a single waterfall. Sahastradhara means a collection of thousands of waterfalls. ‘Sahastra’ means a thousand and ‘Dhara’ means waterfall. It is a naturally beautiful place to spend time with family or friends. Sahastradhara is famous for Sulphur water where tourists come for taking a bath in the waterfall. Read more


For nature lovers, Dehradun and Mussoorie is a good place. One of the famous tourist destinations of the Mussoorie is a Kempty fall. Kempty fall is one of the popular waterfall situated near the Mussoorie. Kempty Waterfall is situated at an altitude of 4500 feet above sea level. Kempty waterfall, falling from a mountain about 40 feet high, is the largest of the five springs flowing in the valley of Mussoorie. This waterfall, 15 km from the destination site at the distance of Yamunotri is located on the road. Read more


Places to visit in Dehradun
A Click at Chakrata Dehradun
Chakrata is one of the most popular tourist places in Deharadun. Chakrata is about 92 kilometers from Dehradun city. Chakrata is the best place for tourists, nature lovers who want to expend some quality time with nature. Chakrata is a hill station that is popular for treks, waterfalls, snowfalls, caves, ancient temples, and the forest of conifers and oaks. The long list of Chakrata tourist places includes, Tiger Falls, Kimona Falls, Kanasar, Deoban, Deoban Forest, Chilmiri Neck, Budher Caves and many more. Read more

Jai Maa Daat Kali Manokamna Siddh Peeth Mandir Dehradun

Jai Maa Daat Kali Manokamna Siddh Peeth Mandir is popularly known as Daat Kali Mandir in Dehradun. Daat Kali Mandir is among the popular temples of the Dehradun. Daat Kali Mandir is dedicated to the Goddess Kali. Goddess Kaali is the avatar of Goddess Shakti. Maa Daat Kali Mandir is considered as the Sidh Peeth temple. Every devotee of Maa Daat Kali comes here to get blessings before starting new work. It is situated outer of the city on the National Highway Number 72 A Dehradun Saharanpur road. Maa Daat Kali is situated in the beautiful forest area near the mountains. Read more


Dehradun tourist places list
Buddha Temple Dehradun
Buddha Temple of the Dehradun is an eminent example of Tibetan culture and Japanese art. Buddha Temple is situated in a calm and peaceful place far from the city's hustle and bustle. Buddha Temple and Mindrolling Monastery is one of the major tourist’s attractions of Dehradun which attracts not only Indian tourists but also international tourists from various countries such as Japan, China, Nepal, Shri Lanka, Bhutan, Burma, Thailand, Tibet, etc. Tourists come here to see, the World's Largest Stupa of Lord Gautama Buddha and learning how to live in a Buddhist way of life. Here you can see the large Buddhist community. Read more


Dehradun has lots of tourist places to visit. During summer for one time visiting Robber's cave or Guchu Pani is the best option where you can enjoy a lot. Dehradun local people go there for celebrating the picnic during the summer season. But for outsider tourists, it is the one-time tourist destination. I visited this place only two times during the summers. Robber's cave is actually a river cave where you can see the small waterfalls also. Read more


Shri Prakasheshwar Mahadev Mandir is a temple of Hindu Lord Shiva which is located on the Dehradun-Mussoorie Road in Uttarakhand and popularly known as Shiv Mandir on Mussoorie road. This Shiv temple has Sphatik Shivling of Lord Shiva. There are many Shiv Mandir in Dehradun but it is a special one because it is a private temple owned by an unknown owner. Due to private ownership of this Shiv temple, it is one of the visiting places in Dehradun for tourists. The temple is full of devotees during the Hindu festival Shivratri and in Sawan months. Read more


Tapkeshwar Mahadev Mandir is the most famous Lord Shiva's temple of Dehradun. It is popular by various names as Tapkeshwer Dham, Tapkeshwer mandir, and Tapkeshwer temple. Tapkeshwar Shiv temple is a natural cave that is situated near the Tons River. This cave is also famous as 'Dron Cave' because Guru Dronacharya did 'Tapasya' here. There is a Swayambhu Shivling inside the cave on which water drops fall naturally and regularly. That’s why this Shiv temple called Tapkeshwar. Around the temple, greenery, river, and springs make this place naturally beautiful. Read more


There were lots of great saints in India who worked for society and country during their lifetime and created a system for their followers to work for the welfare of society and country. Shri Guru Ram Rai was the great saint who worked their whole life for the human, society, and country. Today we popularly know them by various names such as Jhanda Sahib, Jhande Ji, Baba Ram Rai, and the founder of Dehradun. Dehradun was the ‘Karmbhoomi’ of Shri Guru Ram Rai where the rest of life working for human and social welfare. He organizing popular Jhanda Mela and gave the message of blessing, harmony, goodwill, and mutual brotherhood. Interestingly, if the flag was not present today, then perhaps Dehradun would not have happened. Read more


One of the popular fairs of the Northern India is the Flag Fair of Dehradun which is more popularly as Jhanda Mela or Jhande Ji ka Mela. This Jhanda Mela starts on the fifth day of Chaitra (the fifth day from the Holi) which is the birthday of Shri Guru Ram Rai Ji. Other than being the birthday of Guru Ram Rai, it is the day he came to Dehradun in 1676 AD. So this flag hoisting ceremony is celebrated at Guru Ram Rai Darbar Sahib, Jhanda Bazar in Dehradun by his large number of devotees to remember Shri Guru Ram Rai Ji every year. Read more


The famous Char Siddhs of Dehradun situated in the corners of Dehradun in each direction. All Siddh Peeths situated in very calm and naturally beautiful places near the river or forest. After visiting these places you will feel relax and peace in mind. These four Siddh Peeths very famous among the Dehradun and nearby city devotees. The famous Char Siddhs comprises four temples. These four temples are listed below.

Santala Devi Mandir is a very popular and ancient hilltop temple of Dehradun. The temple is also famous as Santora Devi temple among the devotees. The Santala Devi temple is situated in the village of Jahariwala. Temple is situated at the hilltop and at the bottom of the hill there is a very beautiful river Nun which makes it a very beautiful location for the tourist who comes to visit this temple. Santala Devi temple is at about 2083 m height. There are other Gods statues also in the Santala Devi Temple such as Gauri Sankar Statues, Lord Hanuman, Lord Shani Dev, Maa Kali, etc. Read more


List of all tourist places in Dehradun
Aanchalik Vigyan Kendra Dehradun
Regional Science Centre is also called as Aanchalik Vigyan Kendra and more popularly known as Vigyan Dham in Dehradun. It is situated in Jhajra near Suddhowala. Regional Science City is developed by the Uttarakhand State Council for Science & Technology (UCOST) and National Council for Science Museum (NCSM).The aim of Aanchalik Vigyan Kendra is to popularizing the science & technology and scientific knowledge among the students and common people. Whole year students and common peoples visit the Regional Science city Dehradun. There are lots of functions and exhibitions organized during special occasions such as Science day, Earth day, etc. Read more

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