Many of the households currently residing in Mullingar are fromTibet. You will see their prayer ensigns wave in the breeze day after day. The festivities of Losar are observed in the square on an annual basis.
Similar to Dehradun and Mussoorie, Landour is regarded as a hub for pedagogy. The settlements here are home to many schools and public institutions to look after orphans for both European and Anglo-Indian children from the middle of the 19th century. Orphanage was frequently used as an inoffensive expression in the period of the British dominion for a school for orphans or children of mixed race. In addition, there were a number of schools which were managed by the missionaries. The Woodstock School which was established in 1854 for the kids of the missionaries of the United States was and still is the most recognized educational institute. Almost all the other major schools like St. George’s School, Wynberg-Allen School, Waverley Convent (currently CJM), Mussoorie Public School, and Vincent Hill (currently Guru Nanak 5th Centenary School) are not in Landour but Mussoorie. The Military of India also operates an elementary school in Landour Cantonment.
There are less than 100 isolated private residences in the Landour Cantonment and less than 200 structures taken as a whole. The Army, All India Radio, and Doordarshan (both national level newscasters) own the non-housing edifices. Both of them have set up repeater broadcasting stations on top of Lal Tibba hill, at an elevation of more than 7,700 feet. This hill is the tallest spot in the whole Mussoorie-Landour region. The spreaders have been put up on an orange-and-white tower which is regarded as Landour’s reply to Paris, a tower which has been encouraged by the famous Eiffel tower. It is the most familiar aspect in the entire area of Landour. Another name of Lal Tibba Hill was Depot Hill, denoting the recuperative area or infirmary. The Sisters Bazaar is closely located and similarly denoted the residence hall of the nurses in the area. In the Indian Subcontinent, people still call nurses as ‘sister’ since the 19th century while the majority of nurses were Methodist, Anglican, or Catholic nuns. The cantonment houses the distinguished Landour Community Hospital, which was established by the missionaries of theUnited States. During the period of its establishment in 1931, the hospital was among the best civilian hospitals in the area. The Emmanuel Hospital Association has managed the hospital till date. It is a native Christian medical care agency operating from 1981, and keeps on offering healthcare facilities at reasonable rates (or complimentary) to the residents of the area and the neighboring mountains.
The summits in the area are the most well-known natural aspects. The ‘Tibba’ Hill is a colloquial term for hill/summit. Besides the Landour hill and “Old” Lal Tibba that are situated inside the territory of the Landour cantonment, you will also find the humped and densely wooded Pari Tibba (known as Witches’ Hill or Fairy Hill) as well. It lies to the east of Wynberg-Allen Schooland south of Woodstock School. At one time, it was a personal hunting manor of the household that reigned over Tehri-Garhwal and trees in the area were not cut down because of that particular purpose. Another name of the hill is Burnt Hill, denoting the exceptional count of thunder strikes it has received throughout its history, which has resulted in a number of native fallacies and people also avoiding the place. The hill is still a favourite hiking area for the residential schools in and around Landour. However, the place does not have motorable thoroughfares, which is a hindrance for the sightseers and travellers. Towards the north of the cantonment, the ‘Serpent’s Peak’ or (Nag Tibba) is located and the distance is 9.9 miles or 16 km. The elevation of the summit is 9,972 feet or 3,022 meters and it ranks as the tallest summit in the area. The name of the summit originated from the Nag Tibba mountain range, which lies to the north of the five creases of the Himalayan Mountain range. The unusually formed Pepper pot Mountain and the Tope Tibba lie in the east of the cantonment and both are popular rock climbing spots.
Landour Cantonment does not house any hotels for the business travelers. The area is home to a limited number of simple guest houses. There are less than 10 simple hotels in Landour Bazaar and they jointly feature around 125 rooms. At the same time, proper Mussoorie houses more than 100 hotels at different rates. Options for amusement for visitors are limited in Landour in comparison to Mussoorie which housed cinemas, drama halls, skating rinks, dance halls, and public parks in the British period. As a result, the decibel level is considerably less as compared to Mussoorie because of the military guidelines.