Shri Ram Rai Gurudwara is a famous Sikh pilgrimage site located in Dehradun. Shri Ram Rai Gurdwara was established in Dehradun in the 17th Century by Ram Rai the eldest son of Shri Har Rai Ji, the seventh Guru of the Sikhs. According to legend, Guru Ram Rai was fired for becoming a Sikh guru and they were forced to leave their original place. So he came to Dehradun and set up his camp in Dehradun in 1676. The Mughal emperor Aurangzeb was very impressed by the miraculous powers of Guru Ram Rai Ji. Therefore, he asked King Fateh Shah of Garhwal to give all possible help to Guru Ram Rai. Initially, a Gurudwara was built in Dhamawala. The construction of the present building of Durbar Sahib was completed in 1707. Shri Ram Rai is an example of Gurudwara Islamic and Hindu architecture. In the building, a dome, a minaret, and graffiti exhibit a mixed culture and spiritual knowledge. There is a pond near Ram Rai Gurudwara, which is full of water, where devotees take a dip. The Jhanda fair is held every year after the Holi in this Gurdwara. Jhanda fair is celebrated in memory of Guru Ram Rai..
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.
Shri Ram Rai Gurudwara is situated about 1 km away from Dehradun Clock Tower.
The best time to visit Shri Ram Rai Gurudwara 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.