Forest Research Institute
Seven kms. from clock Tower the Forest Research Institute on the dehradun- Chakrata road is the biggest training institute in India. Most of the forest officers are graduates of this institute. The F.R.I. with its majestic building also houses a Botanical Museum. Indian Military Academy Situated eight kms. on Dehradun - Chakrata road and 3 kms. beyond F.R.I. Dehradun is a premier training institute for Army officers. The Academy is having Museum and. library of war memorial arms and ammunition shooting demonstration room.
Sun Temple is also awaiting your visit in Almora. Amidst the main city of Champawat is the historical Baleshwar Temple, which is a fine example of stone architecture, this temple is believed to be built between 10 -12 century A.D. The Badrinath temple and the Kedarnath temple, one crosses during the Char Dham yatra are also have historical importance. The Baji Nath temple in Kausani is also a famous temple of archaeological and historical importance.
To add to the monumental attraction, there is Deogarh Fort in Dhanaulti. Dating back to the 16th century, this fort structure is a very popular example comprising a number of striking palaces, ornamented with frescoes, and impressive Jain temples.
It is a famous historical place of the Dehradun. It is situated at a distance of twelve km from Dehradun near Haridwar / Rishikesh; it is very famous temple in the Dehradun. In the solidity of the other days this temple is visited mostly on Sunday due to the easy accessibility and vacation of children. This place is visited by a large number of people on Sunday as well as other days.
Tapkeshwar Shiva Temple is located on the banks of a river, it is an ancient place of the worship and is situated in the Garhi cantt. Tapkeshwar Temple is 5.5 km away from Dehradun. From the city bus stand we can reach here by road this place is well connected by road. At this place on the occasion of Shivratri a large number of people participate in the fair organization. All people of Dehradun on the occasion of Shivratri pay their obeisance to the deity.
St. John's Church
Among the church attractions in Uttaranchal, one must visit the St. John's Church that was built in the year 1847. There is a powerful telescope inside form where tourists can enjoy breath taking views.
Wadia Institute of Himalayan Geology
Another place worth a visit is the Wadia Institute of Himalayan Geology. It is the best center on Himalayan geology in the country and has done some pioneering work in the field. A museum displaying the geological diversity of the sub-continent is the center of attraction is here and a must to see for all those visiting the institute.