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Shimla, Himachal Pradesh, India 
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Top Places To Visit In Shimla

Shimla is one of the most popular tourist destinations in Himachal Pradesh. It is also known as the queen of hill stations. Tourists not only from India but from abroad also, visit Shimla. During summers, people from the plains come here to enjoy a vacation and at the same time to get some respite from the sizzling summer climate. There are many places to visit in Shimla which are very popular among the tourists. Let us look at some of the places to see in Shimla

Shimla tourism is characterized by several honeymoon points for the newlyweds. Himalayan National Park, Kufri Fun World, Shimla Reserve Forest Sanctuary, and Nagsons Amusement Park Hip Hip Hurray are famous places to visit in Kufri. Shoghi and Kufri are major places to visit in Shimla in one day. A popular site for camping, Shoghi village is one of the unexplored places near Shimla. Parwanoo, Mashobra, Tatapani, and Narkanda are other popular hill stations near Shimla worth visiting. 

One of the most famous places in Shimla is the Jhakhu Temple. Jhakhu Temple is located at a distance of about 2.5 km from the main city center. It is located at an altitude of 8000 ft above the sea level. Many popular legends are associated with this temple. One of them is that Lord Hanuman stopped at the Jhakhu Hill when he was looking for Sanjeevani herb. He met sage Yaaku on the hilltop and then continued his journey. The 108 ft tall idol of Lord Hanuman is the major attraction of the Jhakhu Temple in Shimla. Many tourists and pilgrims visit this temple throughout the year. 

Another very popular tourist attraction in Shimla is the Christ Church. It is one of the best places to visit in Shimla. The Christ Church is located on the Mall Road in Shimla. It is a very good experience to be at the Christ Church. During the winter season, when it snows here, this place turns into a spot for various kinds of winter sports. Many tourists come here to spend some time and adore the beauty of nature. Also, the Christ Church in Shimla is considered to be a very sacred site for the Christians.  

Another famous tourist spot in Shimla is the Viceregal Lodge. It is located on top of the Observatory hill, which is one of the seven hills of Shimla. The Viceregal Lodge served as the residence of Lord Dufferin, the then Viceroy of India. The architecture of this buildings depicts the English Renaissance revival. After a long time, the Viceregal Lodge came to be known as the Rashtrapati Niwas and became popular as the summer residence of the President of India. There is a museum located inside this building. It has several photographs and manuscripts of the British Colonial era. 

One of the most famous tourist spots for sightseeing in Shimla is the Chadwick Falls. Chadwick Waterfall is located in the dense forest of Glen and is located at a distance of about 7 km from Shimla. Chadwick falls have crystal clear water which drops from a height of about 90 meters. The Chadwick Falls is surrounded by lush green hills of Deodar and Pine. It is a very blissful experience to be here. 


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The Ridge in Shimla

Shimla is a popular tourist destination, and one of the most popular tourist places here is the ridge Shimla. If you want to know about Ridge Shimla, then you have stumbled across the right article. It is a beautiful attraction, covered with pine trees, Rhododendron, Himalayan Oak and firs trees, with amazing views of Shimla and the hills nearby. It is ...

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Kufri In Shimla

Mall Rd, Lakkar Bazar, Shimla, Himachal Pradesh 171001

Kufri is a quaint little hill station, located very close to Shimla. It is a popular destination for travelers who are visiting Shimla and want to enjoy a day excursion to nearby places. The best part about a visit to Kufri is that you can easily visit the place, spend some time there, and return to your hotel in Shimla by ...

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Mall Road In Shimla

Shimla, Himachal Pradesh

The Mall Road in Shimla is a major source of entertainment for locals and tourists alike. It is the main street of Shimla, and is home to various shops, showrooms, cafes, restaurants, and emporiums, which are probably the best place to enjoy a bout of shopping. There are also a few tourist hot spots near Mall Road, such as ...

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Chadwick Falls In Shimla

Shimla, Himachal Pradesh 171005

Chadwick Falls in Shimla is one of the most beautiful attractions that Shimla has to offer. A comparatively smaller waterfall, if you have seen others, but the trek that leads up to it is one of the most serene and gorgeous. The dense forestland all around, the gushing water from the immense height, and the serenity that en...

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  • Nature
  • Forest Trek
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Jakhu Temple In Shimla

Jakhu Temple Park, Jakhu, Shimla, Himachal pradesh 171001

Jakhu Temple in Shimla is a temple dedicated to Lord Hanuman and is famed for being home to thousands of adorable monkeys. There is a huge statue of Lord Hanuman at the temple, standing at 108 feet high, which is the cynosure of all eyes. The temple is located on the highest peak of Shimla, at a height of 2455 meters, and i...

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  • Nature Walk
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Scandal Point In Shimla

Scandal Point in Shimla is one of the most popular attractions for locals and tourists alike. It is located at the crossroads of the Ridge Road and Mall Road meet, right in the heart of the city. As the name probably denotes, the name of Scandal Point in Shimla has a shroud of mystery around it.

History of Scandal Point ...

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  • Food
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Mashobra in Shimla

Mashobra is a resort town located 12 kilometres from Shimla, the capital of Himachal Pradesh. Mashobra has a mean elevation of 2,146 metres. The town is an idyllic alternative for those planning a honeymoon in Shimla and also looking for a peaceful getaway.

Places To Visit In Mashobra

There are several beautiful plac...

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Chail Palace in Shimla

Chail Palace, Palace Rd, Chail, Himachal Pradesh 173217

Located a short drive away from Shimla, the Queen of Hills, Chail is a lackadaisical town in Himachal Pradesh. Chail Palace in Shimla is a perfect destination for those planning to live like a king, even for just a night.

History of Chail Palace

The Maharaja of Patiala built a new summer retreat in Himachal Pradesh fo...

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Christ Church in Shimla

Mall Rd, Lakkar Bazar, Shimla, Himachal Pradesh 171001

Christ Church in Shimla is the second oldest church in all of India, and is constructed in the Neo- Gothic style. It is located on the area known as The Ridge in Shimla, and is a popular tourist spot apart from being a revered place of worship. Towards the night the church is lit up in a beautiful way, but during Christmas ...

  • Religious Tour
  • Hills
  • Sightseeing

Annandale in Shimla

History of Annandale:

Famed for its grounds, golf course and racecourse, Annandale is a popular tourist attraction in Shimla- the summer capital of the British Era for the visiting dignitaries and soldiers. They needed their sources of entertainment, and that is how Annandale golf course Shimla came to existence. A uniqu...

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    Snowfall in Shimla usually begins from December and lasts till the end of February. 

    Lakkar Bazzar is an ideal shopping destination for people who enjoy street shopping. In this Bazaar you can find a diverse range of artefacts, pashmina shawls, woolens and handicrafts. Dry fruits and the "Kullu Shawls" of the bazaar are also very famous. Other things that one can pick up at the Bazaar include wooden handicrafts, Chinese shoes, Tibetan mats and carpets.

    Mall Raod, Jakhu Temple, Christ Church, Ridge, Viceregal Lodge, Scandal Point, Chadwick Falls and Green Valley are some of the major tourist attractions in Shimla.

    The Tara Devi Temple Trek is one of the best treks for a family in Shimla. On this trek, tourists can traverse through the Himalayan mountain ranges with spectacular view of the slopes. Other highlights include the Shimla-Kalka toy train and the vibrant Tara Devi station. 

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