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Place to Visist in Shimla

  • Kufri  Horse Riding Point

  • The Mall Road/The Ridge 

  • Hanuman Temple Jakhu

  • Lakker Bazar

  • Gaiety Heritage Cultural 

  • Indian Institute of Advanced Study(Viceregal Lodge )


Shimla is the capital of the northern Indian state of Himachal Pradesh, in the Himalayan foothills. Once the summer capital of British India, it remains the terminus of the narrow-gauge Kalka-Shimla Railway, completed in 1903. It’s also known for the handicraft shops that line The Mall, a pedestrian avenue, as well as the Lakkar Bazaar, a market specializing in wooden toys and crafts.


Elevation: 2,276 m /Avg. summer temperature: 22 °C (72 °F)

Weather: 17 °C, Wind SW at 8 km/h, 93% Humidity.


Christ Church-Ridge/Place of worship in Shimla, Himachal Pradesh

Christ Church, Shimla, is the second oldest church in North India, after St John's Church in Meerut. It is a parish in the Diocese of Amritsar in the Church of North India. Its current incumbent is The Rev. Sohan Lal, whose ecclesiastical designation is presbyter-in-charge. Worship is conducted in Hindi and English.   


Himachal State Museum /Museum in Shimla, Himachal Pradesh-closed

Art & artifacts such as ancient tools, dolls, coins & traditional garments in a Victorian mansion.


Mall Road 
Mall Road is the major hangout point and shopping centre in Shimla, the capital city of Himachal Pradesh, India. Constructed during British colonial rule, the Mall road is located a level below The Ridge. The offices of municipal corporation, fire service and police headquarters are located here/Length: 1 km
Location: Shimla, Himachal Pradesh
Major cities: Shimla

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Indian Institute of Advanced Study-closed

Description The Indian Institute of Advanced Study is a research institute based in Shimla, India. It was set up by the Ministry of Education, Government of India in 1964 and it started functioning from 20 October 1965.


Kufri is a small hill station in Shimla district of Himachal Pradesh state in India. It is located 20 km from the state capital Shimla on the National Highway No.22. The name Kufri is derived from the word kufri meaning "lake" in the local language.Elevation: 2,720 m/Population: 1,148 (2001).


Shri Hanuman Mandir Jakhoo
Jakhu Temple is an ancient temple in Shimla, dedicated to the Hindu deity Lord Hanuman. It is situated on Jakhu Hill, Shimla's highest peak, 2.5 km east of the Ridge at a height of 2,455 m above sea level. Each year, a festival is held on Dussehra, before 1972 the festival used to be held at Annadale. Wikipedia

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