Some must-see places in Dehradun are: Forest Research Institute was founded as Imperial Forest Research in the year 1906 and the architecture of the building is unique as it flaunts the Greco-Roman style. The building has achieved the status of National Heritage. The lush greenery around the building only adds to the beauty of the place. Sahasradhara is a picnic spot, which is a must visit. The place attracts with sparkling springs flowing down the hills along with Baldi River. Waterfalls and hot springs at this location are quite famous for their healing powers. Tapkeshwar Temple is an ancient cave temple, which is dedicated to Lord Shiva. The temple lies in Garhi Cantonment area. This also has a seasonal river, which enters the cave through the ceiling. The Sericulture Centre is a research centre, which conducts researches on fishes and other marine creatures.
The Central Braille Press is the biggest producer of Braille textbooks in India. Malsi Deer Park is a great place to visit. It''s an interesting zoological park with creatures like horned deer, birds and neelgai. Picturesque surroundings make it an ideal location for outings.
Dakpatthar has natural surroundings with lush greenery contrasted with colourful gardens. The place has a government owned guest house with a swimming pool.
Rajaji National Park is yet another great place to visit in Dehradun. The beautiful surroundings of this national park are a major highlight of the place. Robber''s Cave is one of the most visited tourist attractions in Dehradun. It is a beautiful location, which is popularly known as Guchu Pani or Guchhipani. In the soothing atmosphere you will enjoy having a picnic. You can go for a trek and enjoy the wilderness of the place.
Durbar Shri Guru Ram Rai Ji Maharaj has both religious and historical importance. This is a Gurudwara, which attracts travellers from all corners of the world. The white monument is a beauty in its own. Tapovan, lying on the banks of the holy Ganga River, is known to be the penance ground for the famous saint Dronacharya.
And if you are an adventure seeker visiting Dehradun, do not miss out on the opportunity of going on an exciting trek. The city serves as the base camp for a trek to the Kempty Falls in Mussoorie. Chakrata, almost 98 km from Dehradun, is also a destination for trekkers and nature lovers. Dehradun also offers its tourists the option to indulge in their favourite sport of golf. There is a mini golf course, called 'The Small Putt' in 'The Club'. Then, there is DSOI Golf Clubhouse as well, situated on Vijay Path.
For the cycling enthusiasts, the city offers the perfect tracks. Water Springs surely merit a visit from tourists. The former is known for its freezing spring that goes underground at some place and resurfaces a few meters away from the underground tunnel.<
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Hotel Queen Pearls Inn
Hotel Doon Castle
Hotel Grand Legacy
Hotel Crown Royale
Hotel pearl grand
Hotel Shiva Residency
Camp Taapu Sera
Imperial Clarks Inn
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