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Gurney House

Aryapatta Hill, Nainital, India
+91 99277 38239
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Not completely authentic

Gurney House is not on the tourist map. Even tourist information office on the Mall had no idea of... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Rasputin21
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Melbourne, Australia
Gurney House - The only House in Nainital for Attraction

Gurney House is an old building about 135 yrs belonged to one of the renowned Hunters Mr.Jim... read more

Reviewed 26 April 2017
MKBhatnagar
,
Jaipur, India
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Aryapatta Hill, Nainital, India
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+91 99277 38239
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Gurney House is not on the tourist map. Even tourist information office on the Mall had no idea of what I was talking about. They finally found a brochure on all of Nainital in Hindi which mentioned Gurney House but without any directions of how...More

Thank Rasputin21
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Reviewed 26 April 2017

Gurney House is an old building about 135 yrs belonged to one of the renowned Hunters Mr.Jim Corbett. The house has been maintained well by the present care takers with all the historical assets collected by him. He was very fond of forests and all...More

1  Thank MKBhatnagar
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Reviewed 15 March 2017

This is a historic building and was a house of Jim Corbertt once upon a time. now it is owned by an Indian family. it was enjoable to be here.

Thank bindu2016
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Reviewed 19 February 2017

this was the summer residence of Jim Corbett built in 1881 by his parents . it is an old heritage structure that still stands strong .The current owners are Dalmias & the old heritage building with all memorabilia of JIM CORBETT has been kept carefully...More

Thank RajeevDr
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Reviewed 31 January 2017

Gurney House, the former residence, of Jim Corbett, is located on Ayarpatta Hill. Before leaving for Kenya, Jim and his sister Maggie sold the house to a zamindari family in Bihar. It is a private residence but is open to visitors as a museum of...More

Thank Arvind Y
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Reviewed 27 November 2016

Jim corbett lived in the Gurney house with his sister maggie corbett.Now,the house has been converted into museum and also known as Jim Corbett Museum.The museum has on display memorabilia from corbett's life.

Thank khan25kareena
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Reviewed 9 October 2016

This is a wonderful place to visit for those affectionate of Jim Corbett or those who love visiting historical buildings. It is also very generous of the owners of this house to let their private property be available for public viewing. However, I hope the...More

3  Thank geekybiz
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Reviewed 7 September 2016

The place is located close to "Thakur Dev Singh Bisht Campus" college. You can get there by walk. It's a small climb from the Nainital lake, on the Hanuman mandir side. Once you get to the college campus, it's about a mile walk from there....More

Thank arunkumars2013
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Reviewed 5 June 2016

The estate manager Mr.Joshi showed us the house on our 3rd request as this is a private property. The owners have a big heart to keep it accessible to public who have a keen interest in Jim Corbett. The furniture in the dining are from...More

Thank Manighandan
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Reviewed 1 June 2016

The current place was once the home of famous hunter Jim Corbett. The Place is now converted to museum. One good place to visit and experience history.

1  Thank Manish B
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