Roorkee is a city located in Haridwar district of Uttarakhand. It is located on the National Highway and situated on the bank of the Ganga. It is located at a distance of 30 km from Haridwar. Rurkee is also known as a Educational hub and Industrial town. The devlopment of Roorkee began with the establishment of the Roorkee Engineering college. The engineering callege was established im 1847. The college is known as the University of Roorkee and in 2001 and was made one of the IITs Roorkee. Located on the National Highway -58 on the bank of Ganga River.
A 15 days festival is held at the dargah and this festival is known as Sakar Sabir Park. Roorkee is known as a educational hub and other attraction is Piran Kaliyar, II T Roorkee, Upper Ganga Canal, Crystal world, Solani Aqueduct. Crystal World is the main attraction of Roorkee. You can enjoy the cristal water with your family and Friends. It is an amusement park situated in Roorkee that attracts tourists for Relex and rejunenate in the atrificial pool and lakes. One can enjoy the several water swings and water sports.
Roorkee is an important Education hub, There are various important schools and Institutes are situated like St. Gabriel's Academy, St. Ann's Sr.Sec. School, Army Schools, Knox Memorial School and St.Joseph School and College Of Engineering Roorkee, Roorkee Institute Of Technology, Bishambhar Sahai Low Institute, Roorkee College of Pharmacy Institute and Roorkee Institute of Managenent Science. All of the facilities are available at Roorkee.
Piran Kaliyar Sharif: The Piran Kaliyar Sharif tom is situated towords the south of Haridwar. It is the symbol of unity among the Hindu and Muslims. Piran Kaliyar is famous for its mystical powers that filfil the desired of all Devotees. This Dargah is visited by millions of Devotees from all over the world. It is the most revered shrine for Muslims in india and equally revered by Hindu and Muslims.
Crystal world: The crystal world located in Roorkee. It is an amusement park for the tourists. You can rejuvenate in the cool artificial pools and water swings at the crystal world. You can also enjoy the activities like rain dance, water swings, joyful rides. During the summer season this park is full of childerns. You can spend some memorable moments at this park with the family.
Solani Aqueduct: This Aqueduct was built in 1846 in roorkee. Over old ganga Nehar also known as old Upper Ganga Canel. It is situated on the bank of Solani River. You can visit the solani park which is the nice place to visit with your family. Situated at a distance of 2.2 kms from Roorkee.
Survey Museum: Survey Museun is one of the best educational museums in Roorkee. It is established in 1950. The oldest surveying equipment in the museum is that of 1890 AD.
IIT: It is well known oldest technical institude of Asia's. In 1847 II T Roorkee was constructed and now this institute educates hundreds of students and make them ready for global Challenges. It get ranks among the best Technological institute in the world.
Roorkee Cantonment: Roorkee cantonment is the prime attraction of the city. This cantonment is also acts at the headquaters for the Bengal Ebgineering group.
Roorkee Railway Station: Roorkee junction is located in the Haridwar district of Uttarakhand. Roorkee is well connected to major Railway networks with major destination of india. More than 40 express trains stop at this Roorkee railway Station. Situated at a distance of 3.3 kms from Maim Town Roorkee.
Rishikesh: Rishikesh is an ideal destination of White Water Rafting and camping. It is comes under the Shivalik Range of the himalayans. Rishikesh is also home of numerious Temples and one of the busiest place of Uttarakhand. Situated at a distance of 59 kms from Roorkee. Thousand of Tourists and Devotees visit every month Throughtout the Year.
Mussoorie: Mussoorie is a charming hill station and surrounding with thick Greenery. Offered the majestic views of the snow capped Himalayan. Thousands of Tourists visit every year at Mussoorrie. Situated at a distance of 105 km from Roorkee and located in Dehradun Districts.
Neelkanth Mahadev: Situated at a distance of 38 kms from Haridwar and dedicated to Lord Shiva. Thousand of the tourists visit every year throughout the year. According to the legend Lord Shiva drank the venom and Turned into his Throat blue. The Venom wsa produced buring the Sagar Manthan, Thus the Temple got its name From The Lord Shiva.
Haridwar: Haridwar is known as the Gateway to the Chardham and "Hari ka dwar" or "Gateway to God". Situated at a distance of 32 km from Roorkee at an elevation of 295 mts above the sea level and lies on the bank of Ganga River. After Every 12 years Kumbh Mela is celebrated here and after every 6 years Ardh Kumbh mela is held at Haridwar. The major Attraction of the place are Har Ki Pauri, Mansa Devi Tempel and Chandi Devi Temple.
Dehradun: Dehradun is the capital of Uttaranchal and the Gateway to the famous Hill station Mussoorie and also the head quarter of Dehradun Districts. It is surrounding bY the Himalayan in the north, Shivalk hill to South and yamuna to the west and Ganga to the east. Dehradun is one of the oldest cities in India and It is believed that Lord Rama and his brother did penance here for killing Ravana.Some of the India's Finest School Like the Doon School, Welham School for Girls and Boys. Forest Research Institute, the Indian Military Academy and the forest Research Institute are find here.
By Air: Jolly Grand Airport is the nearest Airportt to Roorkee. It is located at a distance of 71 km from Roorkee. Taxis are easily available from Jolly Grand Airport to Roorkee. Jolly Grand Airport is well connected to Delhi with Daily Flights. Roorkee is well connected by motorable with Jolly Grand Airport.
By Train: Roorkee is well connected by Railway network with major destination of India. Roorkee has contain own Railway Station. Trains to Roorkee run in regular Basis.
By Road: Roorkee is well connected by motorable road. Buses are easily available from ISBT Kashmiri gate to Roorkee. Roorkee is well connected to national highway. You can take a local taxis to reach main town from Roorkee Railway station.
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