The site also contains a museum for forestry with six main sections that are Pathology Museum, Social Forestry Museum, Silviculture Museum, Timber Museum, Non-Wood Forest Products Museum and Entomology Museum.
It has also being featured in many Bollywood films like Rehnaa Hai Terre Dil Mein, Paan Singh Tomar, Nanban, Student of the Year etc.
Being the capital city of the mountain state of Uttarakhand, most of the tourist places in Dehradun have rich Garhwal culture and is a major tourist attraction in the country.
Dehradun – the capital city of Uttaranchal is an internationally renowned tourism place welcoming thousands of groups of tourists to explore this boon of nature.
The place is known for its unique natural phenomenon known as the disappearing stream.
The place was believed to be used by the robbers to hide during the British Raj hence owing to its name.
Tapovan is also known for its amazing meadows known as Nandavan which are trekked by various pilgrims and trekkers. , the facility is one of the best centers of Himalayan Geology in the country.
The best attraction here is the museum that displays the diverse geographic locations of India and visitors often get to know a few stunning facts about the geology of different regions in India.
The city is known for its pleasant climate and provides a gateway to the popular hill stations like Nainital, Mussoorie etc. The city receives high amounts of rain during the monsoon season and get really cold during the winters.
Being a part of the Princely Garhwal State the local customs of the Garhwali people have influenced the culture in the city.