Gun Hill, Mussoorie

2.5
#1 of 6 in Historic Sites in Mussoorie
Particularly popular with photographers, Gun Hill offers panoramic views of the surrounding area, including several ranges of the Himalayas. Take the 20-minute walk from the town center or opt to ride the cable car, whose short route yields a different perspective on the hill station and mountainous landscape. The hill received its name during the colonial era, when a gun mounted at the top of its water reservoir was fired at midday each day, so that residents could adjust their watches. Choose to start, finish, or center your holiday on a trip to Gun Hill by using our Mussoorie trip itinerary maker site .
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  • October 5, 2017
    To most places we have come across that they aren't beautiful what you may have heard and this place is one of them. Took ropeway ( 100/ person) you reach there and find only shops selling maggie and ...  more »
  • October 2, 2017
    It is very ill maintained cable car. I have visited Nainital cable car and up hill amusement park. Nothing closer to it. No system of scheduled time, so you need to take tickets and stand in queue on ...  more »
  • September 29, 2017
    as such there is nothing to see. may go by ropeway but there nothing to look around. just some shops.  more »
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  • July 8, 2017
    You reach this point by ropeway. So can enjoy the surroundings of hills. When u reach this point, some views are breathtaking. There is a small market also. Overall experience very good. Would have given 5 stars if that was non smoking zone.
  • June 28, 2017
    The view is beautiful. Cable car ride for 100 bucks might be nice for many. Nothing much activity to do up there
  • June 9, 2017
    Nothing special to see here. Have to go by cable car. If you are in extra enjoying mood, you may play some childish games here. Will be ok if you drop unless want to experience cable car of a very short distance.
  • July 10, 2017
    VERY DELIGHTED EXPERIENCE , COOL WEATHER WITH SIPS OF COFFEE ALONG WITH CLOUDS , GIVES YOU A WONDERFUL EXPERIENCE , MUST VISIT TO UNLEASH THE STRESS .
  • May 30, 2017
    This hill covered by shops all around. There is only one 10 feet wide view points. Only trum car ride feel good

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