One of the most spectacular tourist attractions of Mussoorie, Gun Hill is the second highest peak in the hill station after Lal Tibba.The famous Gun Hill has an interesting history attached to it which has increased its popularity through the years. It is believed that from this hilltop, the British used to fire a canon every afternoon in order to help the natives to know the time.
Set at an elevation of 400 ft above the Mall, Gun Hill is one of the most beautiful attractions of Mussoorie. To reach the hill, tourists need to take a cable car. The cable car ropeway takes you to the real treasure of nature and makes you enjoy a panoramic view of the entire hill station.
The peak offers spectacular views of the snow-capped Himalayan ranges like Pithwara, Srikantha, Bandarpunch, and Gangotri. Also, visitors can enjoy a breathtaking view of Mussoorie town and Doon Valley that promises to leave every visitor mesmerized.
The Gun Hill has a number of shops, restaurants and stalls where visitors can enjoy shopping and indulge in games like balloon shooting and hoopla. The hill is a great location for nature lovers and photographers. The Gun Hill offers a picture-perfect view of snow-peaked Himalayan peaks and the Mall. It is a perfect location to get some moments clicked with friends and family with a spectacular and mountainous backdrop.