Shimla Tourist Places

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Chadwick Falls
The Chadwick Falls is a place of nature’s masterpiece and splendid beauty. With water hushing down from a height of 1586 meters, it spurs around fresh water breeze..Read more
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Indian Institute of Advanced Study IIAS or Viceregal Lodge
The Indian Institute of Advanced Study (IIAS) is anesteemed research institute in Shimla. The institute is located in a heritage building that ages back to 1884. The Ins..Read more
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Himalayan Bird Park
The Himalayan Aviary also known as the Himalayan Bird Park is located at a height of about 2000 meters. The park is a wonderful place for bird watchers and nature lovers..Read more
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Anand Vilas
The Anand Vilas is the divine abode of the world famous divine and spiritual Lord Sri Satya Sai Baba. The huge and holy building has six floors, a bhajan hall with a sea..Read more
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Hanuman Statue
The 108 feet (33 meter) statue of Lord Hanuman is a great tourist attraction of Shimla. The statue is located on Jakhu Hills at 8,500 feet (2,591 meters) above sea level..Read more
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Dorje Drak Monastery
Dorje Drak (meaning Indestructible Rock) monastery is a Nyingma monastery located in Shimla. It is run by the Tibetan exiles. The current head of the monastery is H.H. T..Read more
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Potter’s Hill
Potter’s Hill is located at a height of about 2050 meters about 1 km from Summer Hill. The hill covers an area of about 100 hectars of the Himalayan forests and is..Read more
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Jakhu Hill
Jakhu hill is a paradise for mountain and nature lovers. Being the highest peak, elevated to 8000 ft., in its neighborhood, the view from this hill is breathtaking. The ..Read more
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Summer Hill
The summer hill (6500 ft. high) is a suburb of Shimla and is a part of the seven hills upon which Shimla is built. The Himachal Pradesh University is located here. The s..Read more
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Shimla State Museum
The Shimla State Museum is established in a huge colonial building called Inverarm and it conserves the rich cultural possessions of Shimla. The heritage wealth such as ..Read more
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Kali Bari Temple
The Kalibari temple is a popular shrine of Shimla and is a famous tourist attraction dedicated to Goddess Kali who is also known as Shyamala locally. The Navratri celebr..Read more
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Town Hall
The Town Hall is a Municipal Corporation building of Shimla that was restored from a building built by the British. The building depicts the British architecture and sty..Read more
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Manorville Mansion
The Manorville Mansion is a palace located near the University of Himachal Pradesh. The mansion is a heritage residence where the leaders of the country such as Mahatma ..Read more
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Railway Board Building
The Railway Board Building is an interesting and historical structure made of cast iron and steel. The building is a strong and fire resistant magnificent piece of archi..Read more
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Scandal Point
The scandal Point is the spot from where one can view the beautiful valleys of Shimla. It is a very popular spot and tourists never miss to spend some time here while th..Read more
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Toy Train
The very thought of Shimla reminds both kids and adults of the beautiful and exciting toy trains that run through the hills. The Shimla-Kalka toy train is a major touris..Read more
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Shimla Water Catchment Sanctuary
Shimla Water Catchment Wildlife Sanctuary is the source from where the city gets the water. It has also been made a wildlife sanctuary. The sanctuary is spread on an are..Read more
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Gorton Castle
The Gorton Castle is yet another masterpiece of the British architecture. The Castle has the traditional “Rajasthan Jaali (net)” work on balconies that impre..Read more
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Christ Church
Christ Church is an ancient church which is the second oldest church in Northern India. The church is absolutely regal to look at and has glass windows and the entire en..Read more
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Annandale
Annandale is a popular playground of Shimla located at a height of 6117 ft. The main sports played here are cricket, racing and polo. It is an ideal picnic spot also for..Read more
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St Michael Cathedral
The St Michael Cathedral is an ancient church built in the traditional French-Gothic style of architecture. The outer side of the cathedral is built of grey stone and th..Read more
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Glenn
Glenn is a very popular picnic spot of Shimla located at an elevation of 1830 meters. The place is heavily surrounded by pine and deodar trees which provide shade for th..Read more
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Jonang Takten Phunstok Choeling Monastery
The Jonang Takten Phunstok Choeling Monastery is a small Monastery and is mainly established with the aim of providing shelter and good education to poor children. They ..Read more
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Ellerslie
The Ellerslie also known as Raj Bhawan is the secretariat of Himachal. The assemblies of Vidhan Sabha are conducted here. The interior of the building is built of brick ..Read more
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Photo Art Gallery
The Photo Art Gallery, located near the summer hill is a popular tourist attraction of Shimla that exhibits the beauty, culture, landscapes, wildlife and fauna of Himach..Read more
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Gaiety Heritage Cultural Complex
The Gaiety Heritage Cultural Complex is a heritage building and was a center for all the theatrical, cultural and literary events of the British. The complex is a Govern..Read more
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Gurkha Gate
The Gurkha Gate is one of the oldest gateways of Shimla. It is the main gateway to the historical Viceregal Lodge...Read more
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Tara Devi Hill
The Tara Devi hill is more of a religious place that has a temple on the hill top dedicated to Goddess Tara (the goddess of stars). A Military Dairy Town and the headqua..Read more
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Ridge
The Ridge is an ancient and one of the most popular tourist attraction located in the heart of Shimla. The Road is the hub of all cultural activities of Shimla. The Ridg..Read more
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Sankat Mochan
The Sankat Mochan temple located on the hill at a height of 1975 meters is dedicated to Lord Hanuman. The temple is a very popular shrine of Shimla and the glory of the ..Read more
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