Garhwali Mess, Lansdowne

During the rule of British and their settlement at Uttarakhand there were many beautiful edifices that have been designed and built by them and so far preserved by state Government that attracts tourists from fartherst corners. One such heritage is Grahwali Mess situated in Lansdowne.Garhwali Mess is one of the oldest buildings that was constructed by British government in the year 1888. The mess is designed with amazing architecture and reflects the heritage of Indian Army.

Garhwali Mess is extremely popular tourist attarction at Lansdwone and is the most finest preserved stricture so far in the Lansdowne town.

Architecture and Design of Garhwali Mess

Garhwali Mess is quite a popular building in Asia for its furnishings, designs and architecture. Built in the year 1988 it completely reflects architectural designs of the British and is one of the rare sights. The busilding is known for its complex blend of skin wild animals and trophies. The structure has a dial that consist of arrow symbols that serve as an indication to the route of Chaukhamba, Nandadevi, Kamet and other snow laden peaks of Himalayan mountain ranges. The building is made over a wide area and comprises a garden and open area where people of Garhwal Rifles used to spend their spare time and used to relax.

Garhwali Mess and the beauty around is a rare sight and many people arrive here to explore the history attached to the place. Garhwali mess is open on all days from 9 in the morning to 7 in the evening.

Attractions at Garhwali Mess

There are many beautiful places around Garhwali Mess that are worth exploring. To mention few

• Hawaghar
• Lover’s Lane
• Bhulla Tal
• Regimental Museum
• Bhim Pakora
• Durga Devi Temple

Hotels near Garhwali Mess

There are few decenta ccommodation facilities around Garhwali mess where travelers can stay. The hotels are equipped with all modern amenities and facilities. Few of the famous hotels that ensure comfortable stay are

• Fairy Dale
• Blue Pine Resort
• GMV Tourists Bungalow
• Retreat Anand

How to Arrive at Garhwali Mess

Garhwali Mess is a renowned place of Lansdwone that rivets many tourists round the year. The mess is located amid lush beauty of nature and offers serene and captivating ambience. There are three modes on reaching Lansdowne. Tourists willing to travel via air can board the flight to Jolly Grant Airport, Dehradun. Distance between Dehradun to Lansdowne is 148kms. Buses and taxis are easily accessible to Lansdowne. Boarding a sharing taxi would be beneficial in case if you are planning for cheap travel and have lot many destinations on the itinerary to visit.