Gun Hill, Mussoorie

Gun Hill is the second highest peak in Mussoorie at an altitude of 2024 mt above the sea level. It got its name so because prior to independence, A canon was fired from the Gun Hill every afternoon to help people know the time and adjust their watches.

Gun Hill offers a beautiful panoramic view of the Himalayan ranges namely Bunderpunch, Srikantha, Pithwara and Gangotri group etc. and a bird’s eye view of Mussoorie town and Doon Valley.


The cable car ropeway to reach the top of the Gun Hill is one of the major attraction. The Ropeway distance is 400 mtrs and takes around 40 minutes starting from the Kutchery on The Mall

Best Time to Visit Gun Hill

Best season to go Mussoorie is March to June and September to November.



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