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Nainital Governor's House

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Raj Bhawan, Nainital, India
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One of the better points of interest

Raj Bhawan or the Governor's Residence is an unusual place of interest in Nainital and was only... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Rasputin21
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Melbourne, Australia
nice place

The area of The Governor's House,Nainital is about 220 acres and having double storied 113 rooms... read more

Reviewed 25 February 2018
Kumar M
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Bokaro Steel City, India
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“guided tour” (12 reviews)
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Raj Bhawan, Nainital, India
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"buckingham palace"
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"golf course"
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"guided tour"
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"raj bhawan"
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"british architecture"
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"heritage building"
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"inside the building"
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"sprawling lawns"
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"great architecture"
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"visit inside"
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"main hall"
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"golf links"
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"no photography"
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"summer residence"
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"oak trees"
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Raj Bhawan or the Governor's Residence is an unusual place of interest in Nainital and was only opened to the public in 2014. Originally built to resemble an English/Scottish castle (certainly not Buckingham Palace by any stretch of the imagination), it was built without cement...More

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Reviewed 25 February 2018

The area of The Governor's House,Nainital is about 220 acres and having double storied 113 rooms. It consists of a marvellous Garden, Golf Links, Swimming Pool and covered with lush green area of Deodar and Oak trees.Open All Days except Sunday & all Gazetted holidays.The...More

Thank Kumar M
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Reviewed 5 February 2018

This is a lovely place. One may choose to go by hiking as this is located at about 1 hour of walk from Naini Lake/ Mall road. We went by car tough. The place is absolutely amazing. the ticket counter opens at 11 am and...More

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Reviewed 27 December 2017

We did this tour with some very friendly Indians.....It is not a long tour however and what you see inside is good but not awesome. However I being British do not think this is a replica of Buckingham Palace as others say but more Scottish...More

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Reviewed 26 December 2017

Visit if you are in Nanital. A one-time visit. Governor's house and surroundings are very well maintained. They maintain hourly time-slots where a guide will give you a tour. You will get to see only upto entrance.This was bit disappointing for us. Overall I will...More

Thank Kowshik A
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Reviewed 26 December 2017

This place is one of the main attraction of Nainital and one of the must see place.This one is the good architectural building of British government of India.

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Reviewed 28 November 2017 via mobile

Governer's house is beautiful piece of British architecture. It is very lavish house which almost looks like a palace.

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Reviewed 13 October 2017

Governor House is an amazing place to visit and to see historical war equipment. The floor was made by wood but the technology used in the past was unbeatable.The British made their Golf Course inside. And Koi mil Gaya shooting has been done. A refreshing...More

Thank Geeta R
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Reviewed 8 October 2017

Raj Bhavan / Governer's House is situated atop the hill in Nainital. One must definitely make a visit here to appreciate the beauty and heritage of the british architecture. It was shut for public and was opened up only in 2014. They still only allow...More

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Reviewed 24 September 2017 via mobile

This is a live example of the great architecture of the Britishers. The Governor often visits this place once a week.

Thank kirtan777
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mauryadurgesh86
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Response from Alok krishna S | Reviewed this property |
You should leave your luggage in your hotel as there is no such counter . At entrance there is CISF checkpost ,where you can put it but they will not look after it. Also why you are carrying trolly bag ,I think you must have... More
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