Famous point of interest in shimla

Scandal Point In Shimla, Himachal

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Best time to visit

Jan - Dec

Ideal Duration

2-4 Days

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N/A

Starting from

Rs. 4,838

Address

Shimla,Himachal Pradesh,India 
  • Ideal for friends
  • Ideal for couples
  • Family Tour
About 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 Shimla

Legend has it that the Maharaja of Patiala eloped with the daughter of the then British Viceroy, and this is the place where they decided to meet up. There are several other stories attached to the places as well, but none of them as compelling and believable as this one.Scandal Point also has a statue of Lala Lajpat Rai, as well as the General Post Office, which is one of the oldest buildings of Shimla. It is one of the famous historical places to visit in Shimla

There are benches for tired travelers, from where you can enjoy the view of the entire valley. Shopping and trying out the local street food is a good idea when here, since there are several shops here that have been featured in various documentaries and movies. Scandal Point is one of the must-visit places when touring Shimla, so make sure that you take out an evening to stroll around the place. If nothing else, a good brisk walk here is sure to reinvigorate you for sure.


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There are a few shops and cafes around here for you to visit.

You can hire a taxi from the city center to reach Scandal Point. On the other hand, you can also walk over to Scandal Point.

Scandal Point is named after the alleged affair of the King of Shimla and the daughter of the then Viceroy. After they eloped together, this is where they met up first.

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