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Mussoorie is the quintessential British hill-station in the Himalayas and a time-tested weekend getaway from Delhi and UP.
Set in the foothills of the Himalayas in Dehradun district of Uttarakhand, Mussoorie has its origins in yet another Englishman’s search for a retreat from the Indian summer. In 1825, during the British Raj, Captain Young, a British army officer, explored the present site and constructed a shooting lodge here, thus, laying the foundation of the hill station.
The salubrious climate and the possibility of adventure made Mussoorie an attractive destination for Europeans in India. This popularity extended amongst the Indians once the Raj era came to an end and the “Indians and dogs not allowed” sign was removed. A sizeable Tibetan p + more about Mussoorie