Travelling is all about experiencing new things, emotions and places. In today’s hectic lifestyle, travelling has become all the more important for mental growth, awareness and internal happiness. People prefer to choose serene places, away from their hometowns, to gain exposure and awareness and enjoy quality time either with themselves or their family & friends.
For all the people in Northern India, hill stations are a soothing getaway to ditch the mundane and monotonous routine of one’s life. There are many prominent hill stations in Northern India, each one rich in beauty and serenity. Mussoorie, prominently known as ‘the Queen of Hills’, is a traveller’s delight and known for its serene and enchanting surroundings. The hill station is set with the backdrop of the magnificent Himalayan range is breathtakingly beautiful.
Nestled amidst the scenic beauty of the Himalayas in Uttarakhand, Mussoorie is situated in the foothills of the grand Garhwal Himalayan range and offers mesmerising and breathtakingly beautiful views of the Himalayan range and valley. The picturesque hill station is stationed comfortably near to Dehradun, and offers a world of natural serenity. Getting to Mussoorie is quite easy as it is connected to all major cities by road. Mussoorie is only an hour away from Dehradun and about 7 hours away from Delhi. The closest railway station is Dehradun and Jolly Grant Airport is the nearest airport.
Let’s see at some of the prominent places in Mussoorie to visit.
This is one of the most famous attractions in Mussoorie. It won’t be wrong to say that Mussoorie is synonymous with Kempty Falls. Kempty waterfall is a great place to relax, unwind and indulge in fun. Located nearly 1,364 meters above sea level, these falls are truly a mesmerising and enjoyable site for all.
Camel Back’s Road
Mussoorie offers a host of attractions for sightseeing. Mussoorie has a nature walk known as “Camel Back’s Road”. This road takes its name from a rocky outcrop in the shape of a camel’s hump. This famous five-kilometre stretch in Mussoorie is known for its scenic splendour and tranquillity. You can take this walk alone or with your family and enjoy the mesmerising beauty Mussoorie has to offer. You can also rent bicycles on Camel Back’s Road.
Sir George Everest’s House
Mussoorie has always been a famous choice amongst famous personalities, thinkers, writers, businessmen, and authors to settle down or reside. Amongst those, Sir George, a geographer and British surveyor serving as the Surveyor General of India, has been a prominent one and has made a very significant contribution. This is the place that pays respect to the great work done by him and is capable of leaving a remarkable mark on young minds. The view from there is also spectacular and impressive. On the one side, you can see plunging Doon valley, and on the other, you can enjoy the great Himalayan peaks covered in snow. Catch a view of the sunset in this calming space.
The famous Library Bazaar is situated at one end of the Mall Road in Mussoorie. It is a good place to watch the hustle and bustle of the market and has most of the cafes, restaurants and sweet shops. The place got its name from a large Library, a Victorian building, established in the year 1843. It is not open to the general public but is a prominent place of Mussoorie. It houses a treasure of books from earlier times that are lined up in antique bookcases with interiors representative of ancient charm and elegance. Accessed only by members, there are reading rooms for them. This place carries an old-world charm to itself which should be experienced by visitors.
Jwala Devi Temple
Jwala Devi Temple is one of the oldest temples in the Shivalik range and is one of the most beautiful places to visit in Mussoorie. There is an eternal flame burning at this temple which is a representation of Jwala Devi, a form of Goddess Durga. This place is beautiful and is surrounded by pristine beauty of the Shivaliks and the Yamuna Valley.
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