Shimla, one of the best places to visit

There are various hill stations in Himachal Pradesh; one of them is Shimla hill station.

The British summer capital, located at an altitude of 2159 meters above the sea level. Shimla is a famous traveller’s destination in India for a marvellous summer vacation. A paradise for adventure seekers who wish to get into in adventure sports & activities like angling for trout trekking & rock, river rafting, climbing & those looking for a quieter vacation with friends & families may resolve for camping & golfing, take a leisurely walk on the Shimla Mall, hang around the edge & take nearby excursions to temples, Chail, Kufri. As well being a summer withdraws it endures a perfect spot for adventure lovers & honey moon travel. Beat the heat this summer with a marvellous holiday at Shimla.


Shimla retains a regal aura, with its impressive old buildings, among them the dignified vice regal Lodge, delightful iron lampposts & Anglo-Saxon names. The Mall, crowded with shops & eateries, is the centre of magnetism, & Scandal Point, linked with the former Maharaja of Patiala’s escapades, renders a sight of distant snow-clad peaks.

We advice you following Popular Sightseeing spots in Shimla:

Shimla city: The point & the neighbouring Mall form the centre of the city where vehicular traffic is not authorized a position to take a walk, also the major shopping region with most of the shops still housed in old time buildings. One row below this shopping region is the Middle Bazaar with smaller shops assorted with residences. A tier just below Middle Bazaar is the Lower Bazaar the popular Shimla Summer Festival in May or June every year enduring for 5-8 days, is celebrated on the edge.

Gaiety Theater on the Mall started on the 30th of May, 1887, Queen Victoria’s Jubilee Year. Now the Gaiety is first and foremost known for its communal club.

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Viceregal Lodge situated on the Observatory Hills is also popular as Rashtrapati Niwas, it was previously the summer residence of the British Viceroys, situated on a very good-looking location. A big ground in front of the cottage makes the place look even improved. Tourists & local young couples are often sighted here. The cabin is affirmed as a heritage building.

Kufri, 19 km from Shimla is the highest direct in the neighbouring area. Kufri has a Himalyan Wild Life Zoo which hosts rare Birds, Antelopes & rare feline species. Monal the state chicken of Himachal Pradesh and is worth examining.


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