The Queen of Hills
Mussoorie which s also known as the queen of hills and a romantic place and also a paradise for nature lovers. It is a hill station which is having various prestigious educational institutions in India. In Mussoorie, there are cafes, churches, estates, hotels, and various markets which attracts many tourists.
Mussoorie is a hill station that attracts honeymooners, it is also a great weekend gateway. Mussoorie is located at a distance of 35 km from Dehradun. It is located at an elevation of 2005 meters above sea level. Mussoorie offers the most spectacular view of snow-clad Himalayan ranges and a good panoramic view of the Shivalik Ranges that are located in the southern part.
Shrub Mansoor is available in this region in a large quantity. Mussoorie is also famous for adventure activities like nature walks and adventure sports etc.
During the early time, this place was inhabited by the shepherd community. They use to graze their cattle on the “Mansoor” shrub. Mussoorie was established by a British Military officer named Lt. Frederick young. Both captain Young and FJ were nature lovers and had the hobby of hunting so, they both set up a hunting lodge on the camel’s back road.
This place was not considered as the summer capital like Shimla but it provided a safe place and a homely environment to Homesick Britishers. Many vintage and British structured buildings in Mussoorie are proof of Britishers’ stay in Mussoorie. Dalai Lama in the year 1959 moved the Tibetan government here, which gave further advancement to Mussoorie, but later it was shifted to Dharamshala in Himachal Pradesh