Gun Hill is a hilltop located at 6800 feet above sea level and 400 feet above the Mall road of Mussoorie in the distance of 1.7 km from Mall road. It is the second highest point of Mussoorie after Lal Tibba.
Gun Hill is a popular tourist destination undoubtedly offers a 360-degree picturesque view of Doon valley, Mussoorie two and Garhwal Himalaya Range.
The place has many shops and fun activities for kids like roundabouts, ring throwing and balloon shooting games, archery etc. This place also offers visitors the chance to dress in typical Indian clothing and pose for a souvenir photo.
Gun Hill is 1.7 km from Mussoorie Mall road, can be easily reached by cable car or walk of 30 mins.
The place has Historical significant as during the British period, a canon, placed atop this hill, used to fire in the afternoon so that the people got to know what time of the day it was. Even though the gun was removed in the 70s, but the name of the hill remains as the Gun Hill.
By Road- Mussoorie is well connected with big cities by road. one can reach Dehradun through big cities after that transports are easily available for 35 km distanced Mussoorie.
By Air- The nearest airport is Jolly Grant, 54 km from Mussoorie. Indian Airlines and private carriers offer five flights per week from Delhi to Dehradun's Jolly Grant Airport.
By Train- Dehradun Railway station is Nearest Railway Station at a distance of 34 km.