Dalhousie

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Dalhousie, reminds the name of then Governor General (1848-1856) of the British India. It is the name of a hill station (2036 m ) in Himachal Pradesh. Famous for British colonial architecture with some beautiful buildings and churches and known for beautiful and Ideal vantage points.

Dalhousie town spread over 5 hills, namely Kathlog, Balun, Tehra, Potreys, and Bakrota, with a wide variety of vegetation.

Important places to Hangout in and around Dalhousie:

Panchpula: It is a visual treat for the eyes where water flows under 5 bridges. It is just 2 km away.

Kalatop: It is at a height of 2440 m gives us beautiful view. Kalatop wild life sanctuary is just away.

Satdhara: dalhousie SatdharaMeans Seven Springs.

Other important places are Subhash Baoli, Bakrota Hills, Bada Pathar.

Churches: Oldest one, is St. John’s Church,dalhousie, St. john church was built in 1863. Largest Church is St. Francis (1894). Other important churches are St. Andrew and St. Patrick’s.

Khajjiar: dalhousie khajjiarIt is a picturesque spot (One word description to this place) with a Lake, Golf Course and a Temple. It is 22 km away from Dalhousie.

Dainkund: It is an excellent view point.

How to Reach Dalhousie: Nearest Railway Station is Pathankot, which is around 95 km away.  Nearest Airports are Jammu (180 km)and Kangra (135 km). Good Road connectivity from all important places in the state. It is 555 km from Delhi by road.

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