About Rajpur Road, Dehradun
Rajpur Road is a major thoroughfare in Dehradun running for a distance of 10.5 km in the northeast part of the city. Starting from the city centre at the famous Clock Tower, the road stretches into the suburbs till the intersection of Ashram Road and a branch of Old Mussoorie Road. Along the stretch, there are all kinds of modern-day facilities including banks, shops, schools and colleges, restaurants, parks, multiplexes and a lot more. Some of the best hotels in Dehradun can also be found along the Rajpur Road as a number of business as well as leisure travellers prefer to stay in its adjoining areas. The reason being, many prominent corporate and government offices, popular attractions and even educational institutions are either at a convenient distance away or easy to access from here.
Shopping and Dining in and around Rajpur Road
When it comes to shopping places along the Rajpur Road, there are options aplenty including brand showrooms, departmental stores, shopping complexes and more. However, the most popular place of all is Pacific Mall, located in the Jakhan area. For a local shopping experience, the top options are Paltan Bazaar, Tibetan Market and Indira Market, all being located within a half an hour drive.
Hotels on Rajpur Road enjoy proximity to a number of cafes and fine dining options, which makes it a perfect place to explore for foodies. Among the best places to eat in the area are HiLife Café, Lhasa Tibet Kitchen, The Tea Room Alaya, Café Tragopan, Café De Piccolo, Infamous Café, The Wall, Punjab Grill, Bottle Kitchen & Co., Auric Restaurant & Rooftop Café, Brew Factory, Bowwow Café, BMG – All Day Dining, Uncle m Hungry and Mamma Mia Bistro. The Great Indian Pub, Doon Barfi, Out Post, KC Soup Bar, London Eye Café, Big Feast, The Pub of India, Kalsang, Singh Soup Bar, Level One, Tirupati, The Punjabi Essence, Patio Terrace, Black Pepper and Kabila are some other good dining places.
Places to Visit in and around Rajpur Road
Clock Tower is, of course, one of the best places to see near Rajpur Road hotels while other popular tourist places are also not too far. The road offers easy access to many other sightseeing attractions in Dehradun including Tapovan Temple (6 km), Subir Raha Oil Museum (6.3 km), Robber’s Cave (6.8 km), Malsi Deer Park (7.3 km), Guru Ram Rai Gurudwara (7.3 km) and Dehradun Zoo (7.3 km).
How to Reach Rajpur Road
It might take about an hour for travellers to reach hotels on Rajpur Road, Dehradun from Jolly Grant Airport while the main railway station serving the city is just a half an hour drive away. Those coming to Dehradun by road can get down at its bus station, located 5-6 km away from the city centre. Auto rickshaws and city buses are easily available from these transit hubs to reach the Rajpur Road. Some of the major roads leading to the area are Ashram Road, Paltan Bazaar Road, Chakrata Road, Gandhi Road and Mussoorie Road. Travellers can rent a car to explore the city or choose to walk it off.