Place To Visit In Dehradun
Educational Sites • Forest Research Institute is a well-known institute in the field of forestry, which is being run by Indian Council of Forestry Research and Education. Park • Malsi Deer Park is one of most visited tourist destinations, located at the distance of just 10 km from Dehradun. Bodies of Water • Shastradhara, which means, the 'thousand springs' is one of the best picnic spots. It is an eye pleasing waterfall of 9 meters, which attracts the tourists. Religious Sites • Tapkeshwar Temple is one of the oldest dedicated temples to lord Shiva in Dehradun. A fair is organized every year on the occasion of Shivratri. As the name suggests, temple is named Tapkeshwar as water droplets from rocks falls on shivling and gives it marvelous look. • Tapovan is situated at the bank of river Ganga; it is one of the holiest places for Hindus. • Laxman Siddha Temple is just 12 km from Dehradun. According to Hindu mythology, it is the place where after killing the Ravana, lord Rama's younger brother Laxmana has undergone penance. • Sai Darbar, as the name suggests temple is dedicated to Lord Sai Baba; it is located on Rajput road. Caverns/Caves • Guchhupani is one of the names of Robber's cave, situated at the distance of 8 km from the city center. It is 600 meters long cave having small river inside it. Museums • Museum • Chetwoode Hall .