Gun Hill is another famous tourist attraction of Mussoorie. It is a renowned as the second highest peak Mussoorie
Location : Gun Hill is located at a short distance from the Mall Road, Mussoorie. It is situated at a height of 400 ft above The Mall.
About Gun Hill
Gun Hill also has a historical significance dating back to pre-independence. It is believed a big gun or canon was fired from the Gun Hill every afternoon, in order to help people know the time and adjust their watches accordingly. This firing provided an idea of time to the local residents. Tourists can witness snow capped peaks of Himalayas and The Mall on either side of the place.
Main attraction :
Major attraction of this hill is cable car ropeway and the peak offers some surpassing views of the Himalayan ranges . The name of Himalayan ranges are Bunderpunch, Pithwara, Shrikanta and Gangotri. Another main attraction of this hill is balloon shooting.
Here some shops are available, where you can take a gift of this panoramic hill.
Best time to Visit : To visit the hill the best time is between the summer months of March and June.