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Dehradun- capital of Uttarakhand.


Posted Date: 02-Apr-2011  Last Updated:   Category: Places to Visit    
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This article will help you to find every information about the capital city of Uttarakhand i.e. Dehradun.



Dehradun- capital of Uttarakhand


Uttarakhand is known for tourism and pilgrimage across the world. There are many places to visit in Uttarakhand but let us talk about the capital of Uttarakhand i.e. Dehradun. Dehradun is known for its education and tourism. It is the capital of Uttarakhand.

How to reach Dehradun


Dehradun is easily accessible from all the parts of India. Let us discuss how one can reach Dehradun through different means of transport.
By Air
One can access Dehradun through air. The nearest airport is Jolly
Grant, which is 24 Km away from Dehradun.
By Rail
You can reach Dehradun through the means of Rail. Dehradun is a terminus of
the Northern Railway.
By Road
Dehradun is well
connected to all parts of the
country through the means of roads.


Places to visit in Dehradun


Tapkeshwar Temple
The temple is located at the
bank of rivulet river. It is situated at distance of about 5 and half km from the cit bus
stand, the temple is easily
accesed by road.It is named
Tapkeshwar as water droplets,
originating from a rock, fall on
the Shivling placed in the sherine.
An annual fair is held in this temple every year during Shivaratri.
Malsi Deer Park
It is situated at a distance of about 10 km from Dehradun. It is situated in the foot hills of Shivalik ranges. Malsi Deer Park is basically a
zoological park including one
childern's park enveloped by
beautiful, natural and lush greenery surroundings.
It is as perfect place for picnic in Uttarakhand.


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