Attractions in Mussoorie

Overview


Located at a distance of 290 km from Delhi in the Dehradun district of Uttarakhand, Mussoorie is one of the most popular hill stations. It has a Shivalik range of the Himalayas and doon valley in the backdrop, it is also known as Queen of The Hills. This beautiful city stands at an altitude of 7000 feet above sea level. With a cool and comforting climate throughout the year, it used to be the summer capital of British. There are quite a few top Tourist attractions in Mussoorie that can be visited with friends and family.

In the archaic architecture of the hotels and churches, you can very easily see the  British remnants. The Mall (also known as the Mall Road) is one of the most popular tourist attractions in Mussoorie, it is a slightly steep boulevard with eateries and other shops lining on its entire stretch. The Mall Road gives off a distinct colonial vibe from having the little houses spread around the area to the architecture of even the lamp posts.

Ropeway to Gun Hill is another major highlight of Mussoorie. Gun Hill is the second highest peak in Mussoorie is flooded with tourists that can avail of the cable car ropeway ride to Gun Hill. This ride offers an enchanting view of the entire city, with the mesmerizing Himalayan mountains. Alongside The Mall and the Ropeway, there are lots of places to visit in Mussoorie.

Along with Mussoorie, the adjoining hill station of Landour, Barlowganj, and Jharipani together form the greater Mussoorie. With a lot of waterfalls and the town of Dhanaulti in the vicinity with the remains of colonial architecture, this Hill city has everything to make a memorable vacation.

Top Attractions

Shedup Choepeling Temple- Located in the cultural hub of Happy Valley is the Shedup Choepelling Temple. The huge idol of Lord Buddha on top of the edifice adds a unique charm to the tiny Buddhist temple. It is located very close to the IAS Academy on the highest cliff of the valley.

The Mall Road- It is a colonial relic with benches and lampposts filled with modern shops, located in the heart of Mussoorie. The legendary author Ruskin Bond can be often found browsing the Cambridge Bookstore. You should try out a photograph session in local traditional attire here.

Kempty Fall- Located in the Ram Gaon area of Tehri Garhwal, is one the most popular tourist attraction and picnic spots in Hill city of Mussoorie. This beautiful spot is surrounded by high mountain cliffs.

Company garden- This popular tourist attraction in Mussoorie has located only 3km from the main Mall Road. Nestled amidst the high Himalayas, is a perfect place to spend an entire day out with family and friends. 

Mussoorie Lake-  It is an artificial lake developed and maintained by the City Board and the (MDDA) Mussoorie Dehradun Development Authority. Surrounded by a mesmerizing natural charm and some surreal views, it is located only 6 km on the Mussoorie- Dehradun highway.

Jwala Devi Temple- Popularly known as the Jwala Ji Temple, this temple rests on the  Benog Hill in Mussoorie is dedicated to Goddess Durga. According to a popular belief,  one who visits this temple is resurrected from the sufferings and is bestowed with sacredness. 

Christ Church- Located on a little hill-lock right above the Kasmanda Palace, this church boasts of being the very first Catholic church in all of the Himalayan region. Built-in 1836, it showcases Gothic architecture which evolved from Romanesque architecture.

George Everest's House-  Situated on top of a cliff overlooking the beguiling Mussoorie valley, this house offers a sense of serenity, tranquility, and nostalgia. Built in 1832, the house is located in Park Estate, 6 km from Gandhi Chawk in Mussoorie.

Haunted Savoy Hotel- It is a historic luxury hotel in the hill station, Mussoorie. This historic hotel is owned by Mr. Kishore Kaya and is managed by ITC Hotels. Showcasing the English Gothic architecture style mostly in wood Himalayas, it was established in 1902.

Heritage Centre- It is a social enterprise showcasing the rich culture and heritage of the hilltown of Mussoorie. This Heritage Centre displays the archives of the historical heritage of Mussoorie back from 1814 when the National Survey compiled the first map of the region; established in November 2013.

Kasmanda Palace- Built in 1836, it was originally a part of the Christ Church complex, today it is one of the best heritage hotels in Mussoorie. This palace flaunts the Anglo-French style of architecture is painted in white. 

Kellogg Memorial church Landour- This famous church is located in the hill city of Mussoorie. It is only 5km away from the city’s Library bus stand. Built in the year 1903, this Church was named after Rev. Dr. Samuel H Kellogg.

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Mussoorie Christ Church, located on a small hillock just above Kasmanda Palace, claims to be the Himalayan region's first Catholic church. The magnificent church, whi

The Mussoorie Company Garden is a well-kept display of natural beauty with fountains and flowering plants that provide excellent photographic opportunities. The grounds,

George Everest's House, perched on a cliff overlooking the bewitching Mussoorie valley, exudes calm, tranquility, and nostalgia. The home, which was built in 1832 and

Jwala Devi Temple is a sacred site of pilgrimage for the Hindus, situated in the hill town of Mussorie. The temple is perched atop the Benog Hill in Mussoorie dedicated t

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Kempty Falls is believed to be one of Uttarakhand's most famous waterfalls. A towering mountain cliff surrounds the

The Mussorie Mall road has a place of its own when it comes to well-known Mall roads in India. It is common for tourist

Shedup Choepelling Temple is a Tibetan temple which is located at a really beautiful destination in Mussoorie. Once you

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People Also Ask About mussoorie

The top attractions to visit in Mussoorie are Kempty Falls, Lal Tibba, Happy Valley, Camel's Back Road, and Gun Hill.

Hathipaon Hike, Top Tibba Trek, and Benog Hill Trek are among the best outdoor activities in Mussoorie.

Company Garden, Lal Tibba, and Jhari Pani Falls can be visited with children.

Kempty Falls, Lal Tibba, Happy Valley, Camel's Back Road, and Gun Hill are among the famous places to visit in Mussoorie in winter.

Kempty Falls, Lal Tibba, Happy Valley, Camel's Back Road, Top Tibba Trek, and Benog Hill Trek can be visited with family.

Lake Mist, Mussoorie Lake, and Lal Tibba are among the best tourist places in Mussoorie that can be visited at night.

Lal Tibba, Camel's Back Road, Kempty Falls, Company Garden, Cloud's End, and The Mall are some of the best places for couples to visit.

Rokeby Manor, Savoy hotel, and JW Marriott Mussoorie Walnut Grove Resort & Spa are some of the best resorts.

The summer season is best to visit lakes.

No, it is not an artificial lake.

Lal Tibba, Camel's Back Road, Kempty Falls, Company Garden, Cloud's End, and The Mall are very famous in Mussoorie.

The Winter season is best to visit Mussoorie.

The Mall Road, Tibetan Market, and Library Bazaar are famous for shopping.

Yes, it is very safe to visit in December.

You can here with all means of transport.

Yes, it is very popular among the newlyweds.

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