Roorkee is a beautiful city that lies in Dev Bhoomi Uttarakhand. Initially, this present day city was an erstwhile hamlet that comprised of kutcha huts and was less inhabited. After the arrival of the British, Roorkee was developed as an important city for the British officials. They established many educational institutions in the city. At present, Roorkee is counted amid the educational hubs in India.
Located in the foothills of Garhwal Himalayas, the city of Roorkee is elevated at a height of 880 feet above the sea level. The lofty terrains that spread over vast acres of land are fed by the waters of the pious river Ganges. Such tantalizing geography defines the climate of Roorkee as tropical cool. Amid the year, the weather of the city remains cool as the average mercury levels scale between 15°C-24°C. During the monsoons, the temperature falls down as the city receives an adequate amount of downpour.
Roorkee is adorned with various places of interest. The remarkable and must-visit places in the city of Roorkee are Roorkee War Memorial, Piran Kaliyar Sharif, British Cemetery, Patanjali Yogpeetha, Crystal Water Park, and the bustling markets.