|Nestled in the mountain ranges of the Himalayas, Dehradun is one of the oldest cities of India. Also known as the "Abode of Drona" , Dehradun has always been an important centre of the Garhwal rulers which was captured by the British . The headquauter of many national institute like ONGC ,Survey of India , I.I.P. etc. are located in the city .Dehradun has a string of premier educational institute like Forest Research Institute , Rastriya Indian Military Collage and the Indian Military Academy .     It is a favoured tourist destination as it attracts tourist , pilgrims and enthusiasts from various walks of life to its serene environs. Add to this the abundance of special Basmati rice , tea and leechi gardens which contribute in turning the city into a Paradise.|
640 mts.(2100 ft)
Good climate round the year.
Round the year.
Summer - Cotton & Winter- Woollen
Garhwali,Kumaoni, Hindi & English
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Tapkeshwar Sai Darbar Malsi Deer Park Tibetan Temple Sahastradhara Robber's Cave(Guchhupani) Kalanaga Monument Lachhiwala Laxman Siddh Santaula Devi Temple Chandrabani Wadia Institute FRI Buddha Temple(Clamen-Town)
|Nearest airport is Jollygrant ,which is 24 kms from Dehradun .|
|Dehradun is a terminus of the Northern Railway.|
|Dehradun is well connected to all parts of the country.|
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