Kalinga War Memorial is located in Dehradun of Uttarakhand state. This memorial is situated on Sahastradhara Road, about 5 km from Dehradun town. This memorial was built by the British in honour of Gorkha soldiers after the war of 1814-16. In the year 1814, the Anglo-Gorkha war between the Gorkha soldiers and the British army was fought. According to historical facts, the Gorkhas soldiers of Nepal attacked the Garhwal region and captured Kalinga fort in Nalapani, then the British army waged war with them and finally defeated them. During the war, Gorkha soldiers protected more than six weeks of Kalinga fort of Nalapani without water and eating food. Seeing this bravery of the Gorkha soldiers, the British built this monument in their his honour..
The nearest airport to the city of Dehradun is Jolly Grant Airport Dehradun, which is located about 28 km from Dehradun city.
The nearest railway station to the city of Dehradun is Dehradun, which is located about 2 km from Dehradun town centre.
Kalinga War Memorial is situated on Sahastradhara Road, about 5 km from Dehradun town.
The best time to visit Kalinga War Memorial is between the months of September to April. Travelling here in these months is the best and enjoyable. During the winter season, the weather of here is cold. Due to cold in the winter season, the temperature of here goes down very much. Due to heavy rains in the rainy season, it is a bit difficult to travel of here because of rains.