Roorkee Sightseeing Places
Roorkee is a wonderful town in the district of Haridwar in Uttaranchal. It is located on the National Highway-58 on the banks of the Ganga at a distance of 30km from Haridwar. Roorkee derives its name from Ruri, the wife of tribal chieftain of the Rajputs. In 1868, the municipality of Roorkee was formed after it became home to Bengal Sappers and Miners in 1853. Today, it is home to a large army base and is the headquarters for Bengal Engineering Group and Centre.
Top Tourist Places Roorkee