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A testament to the might of the brave Gurkha warriors, the Kalinga war memorial was established by the British. The Anglo-Gurkha war took place between the Gurkha soldiers and the British Army in the year 1814. A one of its kind war memorial across the globe, there's little wonder in the fact that it sees flocks of tourists all across the year. It's a one of its kind memorial for being the only one that's built by an army to honour its opponent army. Legends have it that the Gorkhas defended the fort from the British Army for six weeks without any food or water. Impressed by their bravery, the British troops built a memorial to honour them.Khalanga War Memorial is located at 5 km Dehradun city at Sahastradhara Road. One can reach easily at Khalanga War Memorial by autorickshaw (vikram), taxi or by bus from any part of the Dehradun city. Located at just 5 kms from Dehradun city center at Sahastradhara Road, Khalanga War Memorial is a famous tourist spot in Dehradun which still depicts the brave story of Gorkhas. Its become big honor when a enemy erects a memorial of their opponent. It is worlds first memorial erected by an army for their opponent. It was Britishers who constructed Khalanga War Memorial for Gorkha Regiment after the 1814-16 war.