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More interesting than it sounds

For a bargain entrance fee you get to enjoy the architecture and grounds, several brilliantly... read more

Reviewed 6 days ago
Kuching, Malaysia
Beautiful edifice and charming surroundings

When people first told me to visit the Forest Research Institute, i expected a morose Government... read more

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Mason Rd | Indian Military Academy, Dehradun 248001, India
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Reviewed 6 days ago

For a bargain entrance fee you get to enjoy the architecture and grounds, several brilliantly old-fashioned museums, and the botanical gardens (though the latter need quite a bit of attention). We wandered into the paper-making office and got a free guided tour of a disused...More

Date of experience: November 2018
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Reviewed 1 week ago

When people first told me to visit the Forest Research Institute, i expected a morose Government building with some sort of museum to go with it. Once i reached there i realised that the construction of the building and its surroundings were spread out over...More

Date of experience: December 2018
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

A very beautiful place with a historic building with very interesting museums inside. A nice place for spending a day in Dehradun

Date of experience: November 2018
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

One of the Iconic places in India and especially in Dehradun. Student of the Year has been shot here, and after that, this place has become one of the most visited places in the town.

Date of experience: December 2017
Thank Sounakfoodie
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Vast patch of green land.. Trees..grass.. as if made to order jungle for concrete sick city dwellers. EYE SOOTHING. AND Then a very big building as museum.. In fact a collection of museums. Limited availability of food in the canteen. Toilets not at all useable....More

Date of experience: November 2018
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Lush green lawns.. peaceful environment.. all the sections of the museum display very interesting artefacts.. recommended while in Dehradun..

Date of experience: March 2018
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Reviewed 4 weeks 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

Date of experience: March 2018
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Reviewed November 6, 2018 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

Date of experience: November 2018
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Reviewed October 27, 2018 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

Date of experience: October 2018
2  Thank drlahiri
Reviewed October 24, 2018

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.

Date of experience: March 2018
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July 8, 2016|
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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.
April 30, 2016|
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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