5 Must-See Places in Dehradun

Jan 30, 2024, 05:29 PM IST

5 Must-See Places in Dehradun

Heena Sharma

1. Robber's Cave

Located near Anarwala village, Robber's Cave is a popular natural formation where a stream mysteriously disappears underground and reappears a few metres away. It's a unique spot for trekking and picnics amidst the serene surroundings.

2. Forest Research Institute (FRI)

Established in 1906, FRI is one of the oldest institutions of its kind in the world. The sprawling campus is adorned with grand architecture and lush greenery. Visitors can explore the museum and botanical garden, and enjoy the serene ambience.

3. Mindrolling Monastery

This Tibetan Buddhist monastery is a peaceful retreat located in the Clement Town area of Dehradun. The monastery complex is adorned with murals, statues, and a Great Stupa which makes it a spiritually enriching experience.

4. Sahastradhara

Sahastradhara, meaning thousand-fold spring, is a beautiful waterfall located on the outskirts of Dehradun. Visitors can enjoy the stunning views, caves, and a ropeway ride to get a panoramic view of the landscape.

5. Tapkeshwar Temple

Nestled in the forest side, Tapkeshwar Temple is dedicated to Lord Shiva. Situated near a natural cave, the temple is known for its unique location where water droplets continuously fall on the Shiva Lingam.