About Lansdown

An unexpected turn on the Kotdwar-Pauri road brings you to a pretty hill station, Lansdowne, in the Pauri Garhwal region of Uttaranchal. Lansdowne is set amidst lovely surroundings - tall oaks and blue pines rise like spires off the mountainside. The forests are lovely, dark and deep, just ideal for those long walks and picnics. There are amazing mountain views of the Western Himalayas from a number of vantage pints like Snow View and Tiffin Top.

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Tourist Attraction

The Garhwal Rifles Regimental War Memorial: This War memorial at Lansdowne was unveiled on 11 Nov 1923 by Lord Rawlinson of Trent, the then Commander in Chief of India. Located at the Parade Ground, this museum is a major crowd puller of the town.

Garhwali Mess: Being one of the oldest buildings of Lansdowne, Garhwali Mess dates you back to the Victorian period. The mess was built in Jan 1888 which subsequently became the present mess in 1892. Garhwali Mess is very well maintained heritage site of Lansdowne.

Regimental Museum: It is a motivational hall inaugurated in 1983, named after Darban Singh Negi. Rare collection of Garhwal Rifles can be seen at Regimental Museum.

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