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Forest Research Institute, Dehradun

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As part of the Indian Council of Forestry Research and Education, Forest Research Institute represents one of the leading bodies in the field. The building itself displays Greco-Roman and colonial architecture styles, with tall stone columns at the entrance. Admire the museum, split into six sections entirely dedicated to forestry, covering subjects including pathology, timber, and silviculture. Before you leave, explore the lawns and the surrounding tall trees outside. Plan to see Forest Research Institute and other attractions that appeal to you using our Dehradun itinerary builder.
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  • Nice place to walk around and admire the architecture. Beautiful gardens, but you can't sit or play there. 
  • Red bricks structure favorite among movie makers for directing college scenes. located in the lap of nature, fresh and serene. river besides the campus is very scenic and adventurous. calmness and tra...  more »
  • FRI is a brick masonry from earlier days. Visited the samples museum and collected 600 samples of hybrid " Burma Daik" trees. 
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  • Forest research institute is one of the oldest institution on forestry located in dehradun. it is far from city noisy environment when you get in this place you feel free from the world. good place to visit.
  • There is a wide lawn covering either half of the field in front area , the institution got a unique existence in the past goes to the present day and beyond . Tranquility exists all over as yu step inn the institution. It enlighten up with the various memories of ancient time .
  • Rs10/= Motorcycle entry fee. Rs20/= car entry fee. Rs20/= Museum fee. Most beautiful thing in Dehradun. It is number one point of interest. Must see museum and gardens.
  • “Stunning!!” This campus is a must visit. The old Greco-roman style building with its exposed brick is in itself a worthy attraction,
  • FRI Dehradun is one of the oldest institutions of its kind and acclaimed the world over. The institute’s main building is an impressive edifice, marrying Greco-Roman and Colonial styles of architecture. It also has a Botanical Garden in the complex. It is amazing for photography specially in the later part of the day during sunsets.