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Lansdown


Uttarakhand

About Lansdown

Lansdown is a hill town comes under Pauri district of Uttarakhand. One of the favorite hill stations of India is founded by “Lord Lansdowne” a British Viceroy of India in 1887 AD, thus the town is famous since British rule. Before it named as Lansdown, it was known as ‘Kaludanda’ as local language. The Lansdown hill station is full of Oak and pine forests that make the climate pleasant and healthy.

The Lansdown town established in British period for recruitment and training of the Garhwal Rifles. However, the command office Garhwal Rifles of Indian Army is still here. The Lansdown town is well known as the cantonment area and the city is well furnished by the Garhwal Rifles.

Lansdown Tourism

Lansdown is one of the famous tourist destinations and one of the hill stations developed by British. Lansdown tourism is manily famous for its natural beauty, wildlife, some famous Hindu temples, etc. Garhwal Rifles Regimental War Memorial is one of the best tourist attractions of the town. This was founded by Lord Rawlinson of Trent at 11 Nov, 1923. Tarkeshwar Mahadev Temple is an ancient temple of Lord Shiva is near of 36 Kms from the Lansdown town. Bhairav Garhi is another pilgrim of Hindus in Lansdown.

With Lansdown tourism, one can have some experience of beautiful nature walk, trekking, birds watch, camping and wildlife.

Santoshi Mata Temple, Tip-n-Top and Church Point are some other important points of the Lansdown city.

Facilities

Banks

State Bank of India and District Co-operative Bank are there in the city.

Markets

Sadar Bazar market is the only market in the city.

Hospitals

Cantt. Board Hospital is an Army hospital in the city.

Education

4 primary and Jn. High schools, 3 senior secondary schools and the only 1 degree collage is there in the Lansdown town.

Hotels and Restaurants

A tourist rest house, Hotel Mayur with restaurant and hotel tourist with restaurant is there in the city.

Fairs and Festivals

Shardotsav is one of the most important fairs of the Lansdown town which is organized between Jan- Feb every year.

How to Reach

By Air

Jolly Grant Airport at Dehradun, about 150 Kms is the nearest domestic airport from the lansdown city.

By Train

Kotdwara is about 40 Kms is known to nearest railway station from the town.

By Road

Lansdown is well connected with the major cities of Uttarakhand, Uttar Pradesh by roads. A regular transport system is effective and easily available on the roads.

Other Information about Lansdown

Area : 6.09 Sq Kms
Elevation : 1,706 m
Temperature in Summer : 30°C(max); 15°C(min)
Temperature in Winter : 24°C(max); 0°C(min)
Best Time to Visit : Oct to March
Languages : Hindi, English
Dialects:Garhwali, Pahari
STD Code: 01386
Pincode : 246155

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