Kempty Falls, sometimes spelt Campti Falls, located 16 km from Mussoorie, on the new road to Yamunotri, is one of the major attractions in this region. The name Kempty is derived from `camp-tea', as Britishers organised tea parties here. Kempty Falls is formed from a mountain stream, which has cut its way through great rocks, to finally gush down the mountain face. The water cascades down from an altitude of 4,500 feet and splits further into five cascades, offering a wonderful view.
This place is highest point in Mussoorie. Lal Tibba is located in Landhour area which is the oldest inhabited place in Mussoorie. Landhour still carries style of British era. It was here that Britishers first settled.
The buildings, the architecture everything tells a saga of an English past. After India gained independence many Britishers settled here.
Even the name, Landhour was given by Britishers. In 1967, the municipal corporation of Mussoorie ordered a Japanese Telescope which is placed on Lal Tibba.
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