Cantonment Area, Uttarakhand

Cantonment Area in Uttarakhand


Cantonment area is a permanent military station where units of an army may be stationed for longer durations than they are during advances and retreat. Not only cantonment areas are pride of the region but they have also played important role in the development of the community.

Browse through the list of best Cantonment Area tourist destinations in Uttarakhand.

Chakrata

Chakrata
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Harsil

Harsil
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Lansdowne

Lansdowne
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Ranikhet

Ranikhet
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Not only has the state of Uttarakhand given highest number of soldiers to the Indian army, some the oldest regiments are situated in Uttarakhand. Lansdowne Cantonment is the command office of venerated Garhwal Rifles while cantonment at Ranikhet is home to Kumaon Regiment and Naga Regiment. Other cantonments in Uttarakhand are situated at Landour, Dehradun, Chakrata and Roorkee.

The cantonment area is a popular tourist attraction due to its well-maintained buildings, roads and recreational areas. The areas around cantonments are cleaner, pollution free and peaceful so that tourist can relax and enjoy the nature at its best.

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