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gun hill mussoorie

The story behind this one of the most celebrated attractions of Mussoorie goes like this. In the times of Britishers a gun was fired every afternoon from this very place to inform the people what time it was and hence the name Gun Hill.The most famous attraction in Mussoorie, Gun Hill is the second highest peak of Mussoorie. Gun Hill offers an enchanting view of some of the highest Himalayan ranges namely Bunderpunch, Srikantha, Pithwara and Gangotri group. The point also offers a picturesque view of Mussoorie town and Doon Valley. You can enjoy a 400 m thrilling ropeway ride to land at this exceptionally beautiful misty peak. The cable cars swing between the Hall and Gun Hill more than 100 times a day
The only rope way in Mussoorie. There is an alternate route but very steep to climb. The tank below is used to store water for Mussoorie.
Your trip to Mussoorie would not be complete if you do not enjoy a ride in the Cable Car. It is a 5-10 minutes ride from Jhulaghar to Gun Hill with guaranteed fun. From the cable car you can get a bird’s eye view of Mussoorie and the places around, looking like a small fairyland decorated by God with his own hands
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