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Heritage

Heritage


Upper Chukkar

An old bridal trail, which circles the three summits of Landour ridge, is known as the Upper Chukkar. This also remains the most secluded and beautiful area of the town, with spectacular views of the snow clad Great Himalayas, dense deodar forests, and peaceful slopes. You could catch a close up of the Snow peaks through the telescope at La Tibba.

 

Woodstock School

Asia’s oldest International School with students and teachers from over 37 nationalities.

 

Landour Language School

The over 100 year old Landour Language School is one of the oldest Hindi schools in India. Students from all over the world come to learn the language out of sheer love for the language. The centre also teaches Sanskrit, Urdu, Punjabi and Garhwali. The uniqueness of the school lies in their teaching style. The classes at the school are all individual one-on-one with a variety of teachers.

 

Christian Cemetery

The Christian Cemetery at Landour is the oldest Cemetry at Mussoorie. British troops suffering from malaria and other tropical diseases were brought to Landour to recuperate. The army men who did not survive are buried in the cemetery on the north side of the hill. This cemetery has graves dating as far back as 1830s. One can also see the Cypress tree planted in 1871, by the then Duke of Edinburgh.

 

Sir George Everest's House

Sir George Everest was the first Surveyor General of India. In 1865, it was after his name the famous Mount Everest was introduced to the world. The house he built in 1832 is today’s famous Sir George Everest’s House and Laboratory in Park Estate. The house is situated in a spectacular location with Doon Valley in one side and Aglar River valley and snow bound Himalayan ranges on the other. This is ideal for trekking and picnic.

 

Sister’s Bazaar

Sisters Bazaar is a small market with only three shops – a Bakery, a Grocery Shop and a Handicrafts Shop. But your visit to Landour is not complete without a visit here. Stop over for some homemade Peanut Butter, Jams & Cheese or simply a cup of Coffee

 

Chaar Dukaan

Chaar-Dukaan, literally four shops which stands next to the St. Pauls’ Church is the proverbial village square of this little hamlet.
Chaar-Dukan is a really laidback joint where the culinary delights like hot and tempting parathas, bun omelets, pizzas, pastas, noodles, pancakes, different kinds of juices, aromatic tea and coffee, are enjoyed under the lazy lukewarm sun and the naughty crispy breeze.