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Gun Hill In Mussoorie Uttarakhand


Gun Hill is a beautiful tourist spot located in Mussoorie of Dehradun District. Gun Hill is situated at a height of about 2125 meters above sea level. It is the second highest peak of Mussoorie, whose holds a historical significance. To tell time to local people before independence, from this hill was fired from a cannon, local people living in this area used to get the time of their clock according to the fire of the cannon. That's why this place was named Gun Hill. At present, the reservoir of Mussoorie is situated on this hill. From here the beautiful scenery of the magnificent series of Himalaya Mountains is appears. Apart from this, a great view of Mussoorie and Doon-valley can be seen from here. This place offers a spectacular view of snowy peaks like Bandarpunch and Srikanta. Gun Hill is about 400 meters above The Mall road, as far by the cable car (Ropeway) can be reached. After reaching here, the tourists enjoy watching the beautiful scenery all around. During the journey to Mussoorie, tourists go to Gun Hill. The Gun Hill is one of the main attraction places of Mussoorie.


How To Reach Gun Hill

By Air

The nearest airport of Mussoorie is Jolly Grant Airport Dehradun, which is about 59 km from Mussoorie.  

By Rail

The nearest railway station of Mussoorie is Dehradun, which is about 34 km from Mussoorie.

By Road

Gun Hill is located at a distance of about 400 meters from The Mall Road in Mussoorie. One can reach easily at Gun Hill by Ropeway.

Mussoorie Gun Hill In Mussoorie Uttarakhand Photos and Timings