Gunhill Road

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    Location: Jhula Ghar, The Mall Road, Mussoorie, Uttarakhand 248179, India
    Estimated Visiting Time: 3 hours

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    The GunHill Road is the second-highest point in Mussoorie and it’s situated at an altitude of 2024 meters. The scene from the top of this hill is a panoramic view of the snow-clad Himalayan ranges right beside the widespread Doon Valley and a full view of the hill station of Mussoorie which is located 400 ft above the mall road

    The highlight of the gun hill is the ropeway which provides a scenic view of the Himalayan ranges the hill was named so Because of the presence of a gun at these hills during the pre-independence days.


    Gunhill Rd photo

    There are so many reasons to visit this place. Most of the visitors visit this place Because of its natural beauty, history, and photography reasons.

    This is the perfect place for photographers Because they can capture the view of nature from this place.

    This place is so relaxing, you feel like you are in Heaven and you can also feel the positive vibes of this place.

    All these reasons visitors want to visit this place again and again and these things ed all the people.

    On this path, there arere many nearby attractions these are:

    1. Himalayan Darshan.
    2. Tiffin Top.
    3. Cheena Peak.
    4. Snow View Point.
    5. Subhash Park, Bhimtal.
    6. Forest View Point.
    7. Sariyatal.
    8. Shiv Mandir.
    9. Naini Camp Retreat.
    10. Woodland Water Fall Nainital.
    11. Khurpa Taal.
    12. Hanuman Garhi.


    Gunhill Rd photo

    At the time the British invaded India, the colonists of the area had gotten fed up with the British Dominance. To fight them, the colonists brought a canon to the top of the hill and fired it at the British and post this event the hill is now part of Woodlawn Cemetery, which started to be known as Gun Hill another story that is associated with the gun hill is that In 1857, the British brought up a canon on the hill and the canon was shot every day at noon to guide the locals to their watches to the time accordingly. The British had brought a large firing gun over to the hill during the sepoy Mutiny and even though the gun was removed in the 70s the name stuck.

    Inside/Outside Views

    This place is so beautiful that you can not imagine it. This place is the second top peak of the Mussoorie and is a popular place and Himalayan viewers as it provides a 360-degree view of Himalayan ranges named Bunderpunch, Pithwara, Srikantha, Gangotri group, etc.

    This place is full of natural beauty. After reaching this place you can enjoy the beauty of this place. You can see the whole view of Mussoorie from this place.

    Opening Hours

    10.00 am to 6.00 pm is the visiting time of this place.

    Entry & Others Fees

    There is no entry fee for this place. Innisfree of cost for all the visitors. 

    • The charge for a ropeway ride is 75 INR per person.

    How to Reach

    By air: The nearest airport to this place is Jolly Grant Airport. You can easily reach there by air.

    By rail: Dehradun railway station is the nearby railway station in this place. So after reaching this station you can take a taxi or cab to reach this place easily.

    By road: By road is the best way to get there. You can hire a car to reach this place Directly. Otherwise, you can take a bus to reach Mussoorie. After reaching the Mussoorie bus stand You can take a taxi to get to this place directly. 

    Tips for Travellers

    You should carry water bottles


    Que-01: Is this place safe to visit?

    Ans: Yes, it’s safe

    Que-02: Is photography allowed in this place?

    Ans: Yes, photography is allowed in this place. There is no cost for this photography and videography also. This place is best for photography.

    We wish you all the best for your journey. Happy Travel!!!

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