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Mesmerising Architecture !

Love this British Time creation and marvelously maintained at present. I spent half day here while... read more

Reviewed 2 days ago
nitya800
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New Delhi, India
PICTURESQUE

Forest Research Institute PICTURESQUE to say the least. You can spend endless amount of time... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
abhi_af
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New Delhi, India
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Mason Rd | Indian Military Academy, Dehradun 248001, India
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Most Helpful Positive Review
Reviewed February 26, 2017

Hello,Friends Forest Research Institute (FRI) Dehradun is one of the oldest institutions of its kind and acclaimed the world over. The institute’s history is virtually synonymous with the evolution and development of scientific forestry, not only in India, but over the entire sub-continent. Built over...More

8  Thank JD S
Most Helpful Critical Review
Reviewed July 3, 2015

This is an imposing attraction of Dehradun city,but to me it was average due to its locality and subject matter. It is located on the road towards IMA, and try to be there before 5pm. The security at the gate is very strict and won't...More

4  Thank Shourjendra D
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Reviewed 2 days ago

Love this British Time creation and marvelously maintained at present. I spent half day here while i was in Dehradun for my night stay while visiting the trekking destination (Goat Village, Nagtibba). The FRI is set in the best of natural setting and worth a...More

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Forest Research Institute PICTURESQUE to say the least. You can spend endless amount of time clicking picks here and you won't get tired. The weather is good throughout the year except for Dec Jan when it might be too cold for the young ones. Entry...More

1  Thank abhi_af
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

If I could get another life for me I would definitely get myself admitted in Forest Research Institute(F R I) at Dehradun! Was almost swept away just by standing in front of this vast ocean of knowledge! What a place! Wiki says: It was founded...More

2  Thank drlahiri
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The building is a heritage structure of great beauty and scale. the surrounding greenery is superlative. There even was a board warning pedestrians of incursions by leopards.

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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

This is one place you should definitely visit if you are in Dehradun. Perfect British architecture, still preserved. It has special history associated with it. Kids will definitely like the place, so will anyone who likes greenery and history.

Thank KartikayDoon
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

You may recall the shooting sight of students of the year movie as soon as you enter . Yes that movie was shot here. Great architecture, calm and cool place, photogenic view, nothing much to explore except Inhouse museum. You can cover the entire place...More

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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

It was fun to be here. Right from marvelling at the old building to spending time at museum. Park area is best in it's way. There are 2 entrance to this place. Ensure you explore the whole place.

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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

In the first glance of the building give u the feeling of European countries college. The beautiful and big green garden is really mind blowing. The museum have a good place to visit and interesting for the interested people.

1  Thank Ani D
Reviewed October 15, 2018

It's a great place to visit. There is lot of greenery over here. Place is very quiet and serene. One gets to see a lot of things.

Thank AshishS3612
Reviewed October 11, 2018 via mobile

FRI - peaceful place with very beautiful architectural design that impresses everyone. For Photographers it is a heaven . You will find the beautiful lush green gardens which are neat and clean. Love to visit it again.

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Tourist656760
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Response from HarryRao | Reviewed this property |
I think everyone has answered it. I had taken a taxi from my hotel, as I intended visiting Haridwar also.
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Response from pss101 | Reviewed this property |
6:00am for morning walkers. Entry fee ₹ 2. Office time or general visitors 10 am to 6 pm. Charges are very cheap
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