A mountain resort town, Mussoorie, is on the southfacing slopes of the 2,000 mts. high Garhwal Himalayan foothills,
known as "The Queen of Hill Stations" due its immense natural beauty, well
laid gardens which are located in the small hills around the area. After
its discovery in 1820, this hill station was developed as a summer holiday
retreat and then gradully became the center of education, business and
tourism. The major hindu pilgrimages like Haridwar, Rishikesh are easily
accessible from Mussoorie.