ABOUT THE CITY
Did you know that besides the metro cities of Delhi & Bombay , cabarets were a common features in this city which had a thriving & vibrant clientele.
LITCHIS & RICE
Dehradun produces the sweetest litchis and is also a proud producer of Basmati rice that has its origin in Kesharwala, located a couple of kilometres north to Raipur. As Dun produces the finest quality rice, the variety of Basmati is grown in many places but it is still called as Dehradun Basmati. Not just this, the city also boasts of its lush green tea gardens that sprawls up to 2,000 km of land.
PANORAMA OF SHIVALIK
The idyllic surroundings of Dehradun make it all the more interesting as the long stretches of Sal Forests envelope the city, yielding a good productivity of resin, wax, hides, honey, and lac. This magical city also houses several canals, rivers and waterways running through its boundaries such as Ganga, Yamuna, Asan, Tons etc. The city has its own countryside where one can relax and rejuvenate. Therefore, there is a common belief that “the one who comes to Doon stays in Doon”
HUB OF EDUCATION & LEARNING
Dehradun has some of the highly revered educational institutions such as Doon School, Welham Girls School, Rashtriya Indian Military College, Forest Research Institute, The Zoological Survey of India, Wadia Institute of Himalayan Geology and many others that make Doon the ‘Eton of the East’.