MONUMENTS AND BUILDINGS
Though monumental heritage is not very affluent in the hill town of Mussoorie but still there are some colonial structures and monuments that depict the historical era of this beautiful place.
Sir George Everest House
There is the Park Estate of Sir George Everest who was the first surveyor general of the country. Mount Everest is also named after him and his office and residence was once located at this place in Mussoorie.
It is an archeological building near Mussoorie which is preserved by the Archeological Survey of India. The place also has a historical importance as it is said that in Mahabharata times, the Kauravas built this house in order to burn the Pandavas there according to a conspiracy against them.
It is an ancient beautiful bungalow of Mussoorie which was built by a British Major in the year 1838. Nowadays, it has been converted into a hotel resort known as Clouds End. The resort is set into a panoramic landscapes surrounded by dense forests and Mighty Himalayas and is a romantic retreat for newlyweds.
Surkanda Devi Temple
It is a famous temple and an important pilgrimage center in Mussoorie which is located at a hill top. The temple has a mythological importance as it is said that it is the place where the head of Goddess Sati, Shiva’s consort fell he was taking the remains of Sati along with him.