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A guide to the best places to travel in Dehradun

Dehradun is the capital of the Indian state of Uttarakhand. Besides being famous for its gorgeous locations and climate, There's this saying never trust Dehradun's weather because Dehradun weather is unpredictable. Dehradun is also one of the fastest-growing cities in India. There are many places in Dehradun that will leave you with its beauty and calmness. Here is the list of the top five places to visit in Dehradun.

1. Shikhar Fall Shikhar Fall as the name suggests is tucked away in the secluded area of Dehradun. This r waterfall is a popular tourist destination in Doon. There are hawker shops and also Maggi points on the way to Shikhar Fall. So here you can slurp delicious noodles and also sip a cup of hot tea and trust me this combination is best to enjoy the view. Location Dehradun (Kairwaan village) Exploration Time 1 Hour Famous for its Waterfall, Picnic spot Distance from ISBT Dehradun20.6 Km/56 Minutes. 2. Sahastradhara Sahastradhara waterfall is one of the most visited place in dehradun. Sahastradhara is famous for its sulphur water springs which contain medicinal properties and can cure skin ailments. Flanked by the Baldi River and caves on each side. Sahastradhara Dehradun has no Entry Fee. 3. Robber's Cave Robber's Cave, also known as 'Gucchu Pani' located near Sahasradhara, is a river cave formation in the Himalayas, located approximately 8 km from the centre of Dehradun City in Uttarakhand. Robber's Cave is famous because in the late 1800s Robber's Cave is used by robbers to hide from the British. It is a mesmerising cave with a small waterfall and with a river flowing inside it. The timings of Robber's Cave (Gucchupani) in Dehradun are 7 AM - 6 PM on all days of the week. 4. Tapkeshwar Temple Tapkeshwar Temple is popular as the oldest Shiva temple in Uttarakhand. Long back the river flowed through the caves and continuous water droplets fell on the Shiv Linga. This became a place of reverence for the local people.

Timings: 6 AM to 7 PM 5. Mindrolling Monastery Mindrolling Monastery also known as Buddha Temple, was built in 1965 by Khoncchen Rinpoche. It is an architectural masterpiece that is not only a tourist attraction but a spiritual centre giving peace of mind. It is located at a distance of 10km from Clement Town. If you need peace of mind then this is the best place to visit in Dehradun. Timings: 9 AM to 7 PM.

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