Lansdowne peaceful hill reort in North India

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Lansdowne is a calm hill station with a feel of past times worth remembering. Situated at Pauri Garhwal region of Uttarakhand (previously known as Uttaranchal) state, it is a most loved spot among the peace loving tourists who loves to spend some time in the lapse of the hills. It is one of the charmingly unspoiled and serene hill stations in North India. It was established by lord Lansdowne the then Viceroy of India (1888 - 1894) and consequently the spot was named after him as Lansdowne. In no time, At present Lansdowne hosts the command office of the Garhwal Rifles division of the Indian Army.

Arranged around 81 kilometers from Pauri, Lansdowne spotted at a height of 1,706 meters over the sea level. The hill resort got to be well known when the British rulers came to India and moved a piece of the cantonment board to Lansdowne from Almora on fifth November, 1887. Amid that time, Sahibs, dashed over the edge that disregarded a sprawling and the Greater Himalayas, or collect to the Church on the hill each Sunday in their horse drawn vehicle,

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