Lansdowne"Take A Trip to The Tribal Beauty"

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    Tip-In-Top - Tip-In-Top also known as Tiffin Top is situated in the ridge near St. Mary’s Church. This is a popular spot among tourists visiting Lansdowne. From this spot, tourists can get view of the beautiful snow covered Himalayas and some parts of Tibet.

     

    Bhulla Tal - Bhulla Tal is an artificial lake dedicated to the young Garhwali youth of Garhwal Rifles, who rendered help for construction of this lake. This tourist attraction gets its name from the Garhwali word, Bhulla which means younger brother. Here the tourists can also enjoy boating and paddling. A children park, bamboo machan and fountains have been erected here for entertainment of tourists.

     

    Regimental Museum - Regimental Museum is a motivational hall named after the famous Darban Singh Negi. This museum was inaugurated in the year 1983. The Regimental Museum houses numerous antique pieces, belonging to the Garhwal Rifles.

     

    Bhim Pakora - It is also believed that Bhim placed one rock on top of the other and is so well balanced that it never topples. This rock can be moved by tourists with just one finger, but it never falls down.Bhim Pakora is located in Dhura, about 2 km away from the Gandhi Chowk. It is believed that during the period of exile, the Pandavas stopped here and cooked food at this location.

     

    Durga Devi Temple - Durga Devi Temple is located at a distance of around 25 km from Lansdowne, on the bank of River Khoh. This temple is located inside a cave and is dedicated to Goddesses Durga and is considered to be one of the oldest Sidh Peeths. 

     

    St. Mary's Church - The Garhwal Rifles Regimental Centre converted it into a small museum, housing interesting pictures of the pre-independence era. This museum also houses the audio visual displays of the history of the regiment. St. Mary’s Church was constructed by Col. A.H.B Hume of the Royal Engineers in the year 1895. This church is located near the Tip-In-Top Point. In 1947, the church was not used any longer as it started to deteriorate.

     

    The Garhwal Rifles Regimental War Memorial - It is one of the few tourist attractions that are visited by almost every traveller coming to Lansdowne. Tourists who are interested in knowing about the Indian army also throng this place. The Garhwal Rifles Regimental War Memorial at Lansdowne was established on 11th November 1923. Lord Rawlinson of Trent, the then Commander in Chief of India, founded this museum. A major tourist attraction of the destination, this war memorial is located at the Parade Ground.

     

    St. John's Church - In 1977, Rev. Gratian Mundadan wished to start a new mission station at Lansdowne and entrusted the responsibility to Fr. John Chakkanattu. Fr. John worked with great zeal and took up the matter to highest authorities to use the church again. It was in 1980, that the then Prime Minister of India, Mrs. Indira Gandhi, granted permission to handover the church to the rightful owners. St. John’s Church, located at the Mall Road, is a Roman Catholic Church established in 1936 under the supervision of Agra Diocese. The construction of this church was completed in the year 1937. In 1947, after the British left India, Agra Diocese could no longer administer this church due to the paucity of priests. Since then, this wonderful church has been neglected and disused, and was eventually handed over to the Government of India in 1951.

     

    Garhwali Mess - The mess is considered to be an important museum in Asia, comprising atypical compilation of skin of wild animals, furnishings and trophies. There is a dial consisting of arrow symbols that direct the route for Nandadevi, Chaukhamba, Kamet and other snow-capped peaks of the Himalayan Range.  Garhwali Mess is one of the oldest buildings in the hill station, which was built by the British in January 1988. The mess reflects the rich heritage of the Army and also of the destination in general. It is one of the old and finely preserved heritage buildings of Lansdowne.

     

    Hawaghar - Hawaghar is a serene place in Lansdowne from where tourists can enjoy view of the snow-capped Himalayan Range. This place is also great for trekking, which leads to the Khyber Pass along the road to Jaiharikhal. Tourists, mostly nature lovers, visit the attraction to enjoy the beauty of the serene surrounding.

     

    Lover's Lane - Lover's Lane is considered to be one of the best treks in the destinations, which attracts several tourists. On one side of the trek is an overcast valley, which renders view of the wonderful Himalayan peaks; while the other side of the trek is guarded with oak and blue pine trees.

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    Tip-In-Top - Tip-In-Top also known as Tiffin Top is situated in the ridge near St. Mary’s Church. This is a popular spot among tourists visiting Lansdowne. From this spot, tourists can get view of the beautiful snow covered Himalayas and some parts of Tibet.

     

    Bhulla Tal - Bhulla Tal is an artificial lake dedicated to the young Garhwali youth of Garhwal Rifles, who rendered help for construction of this lake. This tourist attraction gets its name from the Garhwali word, Bhulla which means younger brother. Here the tourists can also enjoy boating and paddling. A children park, bamboo machan and fountains have been erected here for entertainment of tourists.

     

    Regimental Museum - Regimental Museum is a motivational hall named after the famous Darban Singh Negi. This museum was inaugurated in the year 1983. The Regimental Museum houses numerous antique pieces, belonging to the Garhwal Rifles.

     

    Bhim Pakora - It is also believed that Bhim placed one rock on top of the other and is so well balanced that it never topples. This rock can be moved by tourists with just one finger, but it never falls down.Bhim Pakora is located in Dhura, about 2 km away from the Gandhi Chowk. It is believed that during the period of exile, the Pandavas stopped here and cooked food at this location.

     

    Durga Devi Temple - Durga Devi Temple is located at a distance of around 25 km from Lansdowne, on the bank of River Khoh. This temple is located inside a cave and is dedicated to Goddesses Durga and is considered to be one of the oldest Sidh Peeths. 

     

    St. Mary's Church - The Garhwal Rifles Regimental Centre converted it into a small museum, housing interesting pictures of the pre-independence era. This museum also houses the audio visual displays of the history of the regiment. St. Mary’s Church was constructed by Col. A.H.B Hume of the Royal Engineers in the year 1895. This church is located near the Tip-In-Top Point. In 1947, the church was not used any longer as it started to deteriorate.

     

    The Garhwal Rifles Regimental War Memorial - It is one of the few tourist attractions that are visited by almost every traveller coming to Lansdowne. Tourists who are interested in knowing about the Indian army also throng this place. The Garhwal Rifles Regimental War Memorial at Lansdowne was established on 11th November 1923. Lord Rawlinson of Trent, the then Commander in Chief of India, founded this museum. A major tourist attraction of the destination, this war memorial is located at the Parade Ground.

     

    St. John's Church - In 1977, Rev. Gratian Mundadan wished to start a new mission station at Lansdowne and entrusted the responsibility to Fr. John Chakkanattu. Fr. John worked with great zeal and took up the matter to highest authorities to use the church again. It was in 1980, that the then Prime Minister of India, Mrs. Indira Gandhi, granted permission to handover the church to the rightful owners. St. John’s Church, located at the Mall Road, is a Roman Catholic Church established in 1936 under the supervision of Agra Diocese. The construction of this church was completed in the year 1937. In 1947, after the British left India, Agra Diocese could no longer administer this church due to the paucity of priests. Since then, this wonderful church has been neglected and disused, and was eventually handed over to the Government of India in 1951.

     

    Garhwali Mess - The mess is considered to be an important museum in Asia, comprising atypical compilation of skin of wild animals, furnishings and trophies. There is a dial consisting of arrow symbols that direct the route for Nandadevi, Chaukhamba, Kamet and other snow-capped peaks of the Himalayan Range.  Garhwali Mess is one of the oldest buildings in the hill station, which was built by the British in January 1988. The mess reflects the rich heritage of the Army and also of the destination in general. It is one of the old and finely preserved heritage buildings of Lansdowne.

     

    Hawaghar - Hawaghar is a serene place in Lansdowne from where tourists can enjoy view of the snow-capped Himalayan Range. This place is also great for trekking, which leads to the Khyber Pass along the road to Jaiharikhal. Tourists, mostly nature lovers, visit the attraction to enjoy the beauty of the serene surrounding.

     

    Lover's Lane - Lover's Lane is considered to be one of the best treks in the destinations, which attracts several tourists. On one side of the trek is an overcast valley, which renders view of the wonderful Himalayan peaks; while the other side of the trek is guarded with oak and blue pine trees.

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