Garhwali Mess

About Garhwali Mess

Garhwali Mess or Gadwali Mess is one of the oldest buildings situated in Lansdowne district of Pauri Garhwal. This British-era building was built in 1888 that has been preserved and maintained by the state government and is a popular tourist attraction in Lansdowne. It is one of the most well-preserved architecture in Lansdowne and reflects the century-old heritage of Indian Army and Garhwal Rifles - one of the most prestigious of all army regiments. Tourists travel from far and wide to explore this historical building.

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In LansdowneAbout 15min walking distance from Lansdowne main market
1.1 kms
From Gandhi Park, Lansdowne Market
1 hr
9:00 am
7:00 pm

Garhwali Mess in Lansdowne


Constructed in 1888, the Garhwali Mess in Lansdowne is known for its splendor architecture, design and furnishings. Like many other pre-independence buildings, it strongly resembles the colonial architecture of the British Era. The building also houses a museum that consists of collection of wild animals, trophies and furnishings. Another important structure in the museum is the sun-dial with arrows pointing towards the direction of famous peaks such as Chaukhamba, Nanda Devi, Mount Kamet to name a few.

Location of Garhwali Mess

Garhwali Mess is located in In Lansdowne ( About 15min walking distance from Lansdowne main market).

Location & How to Reach Garhwali Mess

Garhwali Mess is located in the cantonment area of Lansdowne. Located just 259 kms from New Delhi, Lansdowne is an ideal weekend destination in Uttarakhand. Tourists can easily reach Lansdowne with their own vehicle. Buses and shared cabs are also available to Lansdowne from nearby places. Nearest railway station is located at Kotdwara some 40 kms away. Jolly Grant in Dehradun is the nearest airport in Uttarakhand, some 148 kms away.

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What is Garhwali Mess famous for?

Garhwali Mess is popular place for following activities/ interests - Museum.

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