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Kellog Memorial Church

Built as a Presbyterian church, the Kellog Memorial Church was constructed in 1903. It is an historic church which is situated near Kasmanda Palace. It is one of the most famous landmarks of the town of Mussoorie built beautifully in grey stone. It displays a Gothic design and possesses stained windows. It is one of the most popular spots among the visitors of Mussoorie.


This Church was named after Rev. Dr. Samuel H. Kellog who was an American Presbyterian missionary. He was active in Landour before he passed way in 1899 and authored the best 19th century grammar (Vyakaran) of Hindi in English language.

This church also served as the home to the Landour Language School where British people used to learn Hindi at that time. This language school is run till today.


Mussoorie is a popular hill station of North India located in the district of Dehradoon. The summers are very pleasant here and offer a tranquil environment to the tourists. Monsoons are accompanied by very heavy rainfall and winters are extremely cold where weather can hit as low as 0 degree Celsius in the months of January and February. The months of May and June have a relatively warmer climate.

Best Time to Visit

If you want to visit Mussoorie to experience its natural beauty and pleasant climate, then summer months from April – October are the best time visit except the monsoon time. Winters can be extremely cold and thus, one should avoid visiting Mussoorie in the months of winters.

How to Reach

Mussoorie is a renowned hill station and thus, one can find several ways to reach Mussoorie.

By Road

Road connectivity is good and you can find several buses to reach Mussoorie from various north Indian places, or you can reach Dehradoon and then board a bus for Mussoorie. Taxis are also easily available.

By Rail

The nearest railway station is Dehradoon railway station which is well connected to all the major cities of India.

By Air

The nearest domestic airport is Jolly Grant Airport, Dehradoon.

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