Annandale in Shimla, Himachal Pradesh
Famed for its grounds, golf course and racecourse
Rated 4/5 (based on 3492 reviews )
Best time to visit
Jan - Dec
- Ideal for friends
- Ideal for couples
- Family Tour
About 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 unique fact about the place is that a British Captain named the place after his high school sweetheart, who was named Anna. The dale in the name stands for valley, and over time the extra ‘n’ was added due to the local dialect.
Location of Annandale:
Annandale, Shimla is located nearly 4 kms away from the heart of the city, and is pretty easy to be reached via public as well as private transport. Perched atop an altitude of nearly 6117 feet from sea level, Annandale is situated in the deep valley of the village Kaithu. It is an extremely picturesque location, with towering pines all around you and the inviting lush green grasslands that border the snow-capped mountains.
Events to enjoy in Annandale:
Annandale in Shimla is used for several sorts of events such as picnics, fairs, fetes, festivals, golf matches, polo matches, dog shows, balls, parades and various military exercises. In fact, the Indian Army also uses it as a heliport as and when needed. There is also a café inside the place so that you don’t have to worry about bringing in food and drinks when coming here.
Annandale nearby attractions:
Encompassing several scenic spots and historic places, such as the Indian Army Museum, Annandale which is a treat for your eyes during the Shimla tour. With some excellent collections to help you ding into the history of Indian Army, the Army Heritage Museum is a must visit place. When visiting Shimla, it is a good idea to check out Annandale and its nearby attractions. The Green House is another attraction with a wide range of plants for nature lovers.
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FAQ's of Shimla
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It should not take more than a couple of hours to explore this place.
It is a famous playground and race-course.
Annandale is located close to Shimla.
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