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1MY FAVORITE CITYDehradun most happening hilly city in india

Updated on July 13, 2013
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dehradun

Dehradun is the most happening hilly place in India.Once it was the part of Uttarpradesh.After forming a new state of Uttaranchal(Now is known as Uttarakhand) Dehredun has been declared it's capital.It is also known as Doon Valley. as it is situated between the front ranges of the Himalayas and the Shivalik Hills.Dehradun also has some historical importance.During the British rule they built various buildings here.

Dehra dun is also famous for it's green look.

Most Famous Institutions:-

Indian Military Academy

Forest Research Institute

Doon School


How to get there?

Dehra dun is famous among Tourists and they want to stay here.Dehradun is connected by road and train with whole of India.One could get there by road or by train.From Delhi distance is 245 kilometer

Where to stay?

If you want to looking some places to stay ,you could get at-

Hotel President

Hotel Madhuban

Osho Resorts

Hotel Meedo

Hotel Himshri

Places to worth seeing

There are various places to worth visiting like following-

F.R.I :-It is also known as Forest Research Institute.The British started this F.R.I in the twentieth century.F.R.I. is the one of the best institutes on forest sciences in the world.You could visit here in a beautiful museum inside the campus.Here you can find a wide verities of flowers and and rare qualities of colors.

Opening Time- 9 A.M. TO 4 P.M.

Sundays- closed

Entry charges- none

Sahastra Dhara:-

As name suggests sahastra dara means in Hindi-thousand of streams of water.It is 14 kilometer away from Dehradun .It is situated in the eastward of the city.It is known as nice picnic spot.People use stream water as remedy of various skin deceases.






sahastra dhara
sahastra dhara

Chakrata ;-Chakrata is known as a primarily tribal area.It is surround by thick forests.It is situated few kilometer away from dehradun.Chakrata is known as hill station.People come to see here snow clad mountains.The tourists like to stay here.

Chakrata
Chakrata
Beautiful flowers in F.R.I
Beautiful flowers in F.R.I
F.RI. UNIVERSITY IN DEHRADUN
F.RI. UNIVERSITY IN DEHRADUN

Market places:-Paltan bazar and Rajpur Road are most promising markets in Dehradun. You could buy any kind of things here.

Wadia Institute of Himalayan Geology:-Ii is also worth seeing place in Dehradun.The institute has it's own museum. Opening time- 9AM TO 4 P.M.(Except Sunday).

Best time to visit:-Whole year except in the rainy season.Any way October to March is considered the best time to visit.

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      Chitrangada Sharan 3 years ago from New Delhi, India

      Beautiful description of Dehradun with awesome pictures!

      I have visited the beautiful city so many times. Very nice tour, voted up!

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      Deepak Chaturvedi 4 years ago from New Delhi, India

      @urmilashukla thanks a lot for your useful visit on my hub and made such great comments.

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      Urmila 4 years ago from Rancho Cucamonga,CA, USA

      Very useful information and colorful pictures. Must see tourist place in India. Thank you for sharing. Voted up!

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      Deepak Chaturvedi 4 years ago from New Delhi, India

      @Deborah -Diane Thanks to visit my hub it is good that you enjoyed it.

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      Deborah-Diane 4 years ago from Orange County, California

      What a beautiful place! I love the fact that you included these gorgeous photos of the area around Dehradun, too! Voted UP!

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      Deepak Chaturvedi 4 years ago from New Delhi, India

      @Barbara kay thanks a lot to stop and read this hub.Its a beautiful city of India with full of woods and variety of flowers.

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      Barbara Badder 4 years ago from USA

      You have beautiful photos. I don't know a lot about India, but it looks beautiful.

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      justmesuzanne 4 years ago from Texas

      Interesting information and lovely pictures! Voted up and interesting! :)

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      Deepak Chaturvedi 4 years ago from New Delhi, India

      @sweetie thanks to read my hub and like it and shared.

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      sweetie2 4 years ago from Delhi

      Very beautiful pictures. Hill picture made me think of having my next holiday there..voting it up and sharing on facebook

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      Deepak Chaturvedi 4 years ago from New Delhi, India

      @Teresa Shultz-Thanks to visit and take a time to comment on my hub.

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      Teresa Schultz 4 years ago from East London, in South Africa

      Great first photo - definitely a hilly place! Good hub; well done.

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      Deepak Chaturvedi 4 years ago from New Delhi, India

      @AudreyHowitt ~Thanks for your visit and comment.

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      Audrey Howitt 4 years ago from California

      What a beautiful look at this part of the world!

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      Deepak Chaturvedi 4 years ago from New Delhi, India

      I glad you liked it.Thanks Eddy for your visit.

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      Eiddwen 4 years ago from Wales

      A brilliant hub and thank you so much for sharing.

      Eddy.

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      C E Clark 4 years ago from North Texas

      Nice photos and good information about what appears to be a very scenic place for anyone planning to visit Dehradun. Voted up and interesting.

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      Deepak Chaturvedi 4 years ago from New Delhi, India

      CrisSP~Thanks to read my hub and for your encourging words.I am happy you enjoyed the tour.

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      CrisSp 4 years ago from Sky Is The Limit Adventure

      Interesting read. Thanks for sharing us your part of the world. I enjoyed the tour.

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      Deepak Chaturvedi 4 years ago from New Delhi, India

      Thanks Sweetie for your visit and made valueble comment.Do visit anytime there a nice place to visit.

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      sweetie2 4 years ago from Delhi

      Very Nice and beautiful pictures. Even though it is not far from delhi but somehow have never been able to go to this wonderful city.

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      Deepak Chaturvedi 4 years ago from New Delhi, India

      You are welcome DDE thanks for your visit and encourgement.I appriciate your comment.

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      Devika Primić 4 years ago from Dubrovnik, Croatia

      Awesome view thanks for enlightening me on a beautiful country

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      Deepak Chaturvedi 4 years ago from New Delhi, India

      Thanks Deb welch for your visit and take a time to make such beautiful remarks.This city is dehra-doon.

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      Deb Welch 4 years ago

      Picturesque city and country. Great Hub - I cannot pronounce most of the names - but I have that difficulty with every country. Enjoyed reading and learning - Up - useful, beautiful and Interesting. Thanks.

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      b. Malin 4 years ago

      Very Interesting and Informative Hub on India, "Deepak", having never been there, I feel very enlightened , thanks for sharing. Loved your Photos!

      I now look forward to Following your Hubs.

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      MazioCreate 4 years ago from Brisbane Queensland Australia

      This looks like a very beautiful part of India. Thanks for sharing the information and photos. Liked

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      Deepak Chaturvedi 4 years ago from New Delhi, India

      Thanks teaches12345 for your comment.

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      Deepak Chaturvedi 4 years ago from New Delhi, India

      Mama Kim thanks for your visit and comment.

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      Deepak Chaturvedi 4 years ago from New Delhi, India

      Yoginijoy it is a lovely place do visit there.Thanks for your comment.

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      Deepak Chaturvedi 4 years ago from New Delhi, India

      Yes it looks like this thanks known spy(no more unknown lol)

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      Deepak Chaturvedi 4 years ago from New Delhi, India

      Thanks Maanasi for your visit and comment and add you on fb.

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      Deepak Chaturvedi 4 years ago from New Delhi, India

      Yes Cyber Sheiley it is beautiful an awesome.Thanks for your comment.

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      Deepak Chaturvedi 4 years ago from New Delhi, India

      @Rolly A Chabot ~Thanks to visit my hub and making such beautiful comments.

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      Shelley Watson 4 years ago

      How beautiful and how lucky the residents are to live in this city. Thank you for showing us its beauty. Voted up, interesting and beautiful.

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      IAmForbidden 4 years ago from Neverland - where children never grow up.

      India has really amazing sights and views. the hilly city looks fantastic!

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      Maanasi Radhakrishnan 4 years ago from Bangalore, India

      Hi Grthubs...hey do contact me there is some one i knw who is lukg fr a gud freelance writer and willing to pay well.

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      yoginijoy 5 years ago from Mid-Atlantic, USA

      Wow, I never knew that India had green hills too! It looks so different from the south. Is it your favorite place?

      I would like to see it and experience the beautiful vistas first hand. Perhaps some day....

      Great hub. Voting up and beautiful! Namaste.

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      Dianna Mendez 5 years ago

      I see from the photo that it is a very beautiful area. I think it would be fun to drive the windy road through the city. Looks like a great place to visit. Thanks for sharing.

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      Sasha Kim 5 years ago

      Beautiful city! I love how you highlighted interesting things to do while visiting ^_^ nice hub, voted up.

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      Girish puri 5 years ago from NCR , INDIA

      Yes Deepak, Dehradun is one of the most beautiful cities of India, awesome hub, God bless.

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      Rolly A Chabot 5 years ago from Alberta Canada

      Hi Deepak... Tanks for leaving a comment on a recent hub I have written... This hub is an amazing hub of the culture and the countryside you experience. The first picture of the roadway and the hilly countryside and the greenery is incredible... Thank you for sharing your part of the world...

      Rolly in Canada