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Ramgarh is a fruit-laden hill station located in the Kumaon region of Uttaranchal. Founded by the British, this hill station is home to a few buildings that date back to the old colonial period, which were used as inspection bungalows and served as temporary night shelters for both British and Indian passing officers.

Situated at an altitude of 1789 m on the Bhowali- Mukteshwar road, this picturesque place is filled with orchards of apricots, apples, peaches and plums. Rabindranath Tagore, the Nobel laureate was an ardent visitor of Ramgarh.

Local attractions include Kumaon Mandal Vikas Nigam (KMVN) rest house, Tulla Ramgarh, Sri Aurobindo Ashram and Sri Narain Swami Ashram. The ideal time to visit Ramgarh is from April to June and November to March.

The nearest airport to Ramgarh is Delhi, which is 325 km away. At Kathgodam, 56 km away from Ramgarh is the closest railway station.

Updated on 7th June, 2005
District: Nainital

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