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Mussoorie Tourist Places

For Tourists, Mussoorie has a number of attractions to see. All these tourist places are very closely located and can be easily covered at a stretch. The temples, gardens, lakes and falls of Mussoorie are much popular among tourists from all over. Apart from that, the hill station also features some of the oldest churches that are a must-see for everyone. Given below is a list of all the famous tourist places in Mussoorie.

Camel’s Back

Camelís Back in Mussoorie - Hotels in Mussoorie The place derives its name from a camel's hump shaped rocky outcrop. The life-size rock is also visible from the Mussoorie Public School. One can enjoy a 3 km long nature walk here, as the Camel's Back Road begins from Rink in Kurli Bazaar and runs till Library Bazar. A pony ride is also a nice option to enjoy sightseeing here. Unlike the Mall, there is less crowd here and one can also have heart-stirring views of the sunset in the Himalayas from this point. For couples and honeymooners, it's a good place to enjoy some quality time.

Vinog Mountain Quail Sanctuary

Vinog Mountain Quail Sanctuary  in Mussoorie - Hotels in Mussoorie It is a fine place for bird lovers. Established in the year 1993, the Vinog (or Benog) Mountain Quail Sanctuary spreads over an area of around 339 hectares. The Mountain Quail, an extinct bird species, was last seen here in 1876. The sanctuary is located at a distance of 11 km south of Library Point in Mussoorie.

Lal Tibba

Lal Tibba in Mussoorie - Hotels in Mussoorie It is the loveliest as well as the highest place in Mussoorie. Located in Landour, the Lal Tibba captures the memories of the British Era. It is also the oldest inhabited place in Mussoorie. British period architecture can be seen here even today. One can take a horse ride around the place to enjoy some wonderful views. The Japanese telescope (installed here in 1967) gives some excellent views of the Himalayan ranges and foothills.

Sarkunda Devi

Sarkunda Devi in Mussoorie - Hotels in Mussoorie The hill temple of Surkunda Devi is also a major tourist attraction here. The temple lies at a high altitude of 10,000 ft and is only accessible on foot. Hordes of red, yellow and orange flags adorn the temple. From atop the temple, one can also enjoy splendid views of the valley. The temple is located at a distance of 35 km from Mussoorie.

Bhadraj Temple

Bhadraj Temple in Mussoorie - Hotels in Mussoorie For trekking enthusiasts, Bhadraj is an ideal place in Mussoorie. The tourist spot occupies a place towards the far western region of Mussoorie. The place is known for some absorbing views of the Doon Valley and the ranges of the Garhwal Himalayas. The Bhadraj Temple or the Bhadrak Temple is situated on top of a hill and is dedicated to Lord Bhadra, brother of Lord Krishna.

Municipal Garden

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Jharipani Falls and Bhatta Falls

Jharipani Falls and Bhatta Falls in Mussoorie - Hotels in Mussoorie Both these eye-catching falls are located on the Mussoorie-Dehradun Road. The Jharipani Falls is at 8.5 km from Mussorie while the Bhatta Falls is at 7 km from the town. Regular buses and cars are available from Mussorie to reach the spots. These are ideal places to arrange picnics or for bathing.

Jwalaji Temple

Jwalaji Temple in Mussoorie - Hotels in Mussoorie Perched at an altitude of 2,104 m atop the Benog Hill, the Jwalaji Temple is a must visit for all. The temple features an idol of Goddess Durga, manifestation of supreme beauty and deadly power in the Hindu mythology. Bird's eye view of the Yamuna Valley can be enjoyed from here. Dense forests circle the temple site.

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