It is a most beautiful destination and one of the oldest Indian cities, peacefully nestled on the banks of holy River Ganga in Uttarkhand state. It belongs to Haridwar district and proffers beautiful landscapes and peaks. The region was once served as a capital of Moghul Mahal during the period of great king Akbar. There is an oldest technical institute of Asia, was constructed in 1847 which ranks the best technological institute in the world. The other tourist attraction is Himalayan Eco Park. Besides, one can visit Boat club, Solani River, Baan Ganga Wetland and much more to spend quality leisure time.
Places to visit
It is an oldest technical institute of Asia, was constructed in 1847 which ranks the best technological institute in the world.
It is one of the best engineering creations in Roorkee. It was constructed in the year of 1846 by British to lower the sand bed for about 6 inches by replacing the old clay layer with bricks and concrete.
Crystal World and Piran Kaliyar Sharif are other popular spots in Roorkee.
How to reach Roorkee
Jollygrant airport is around 71 km from Roorkee is the nearest airport.
Roorkee is well connected by trains to all major cities of India.
Roorkee s one of the gateways of Uttarkhand and well connected by road. There are numerous buses available from all parts of Uttarkhnad to reach Roorkee.
In summer 21-30C and in winter 5-22C and best visited throughout the year.