Places to Visit in Shimla

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11th Nov 2014

Viceregal Lodge

Photo of Places to Visit in Shimla by Nancy Nance

Jhaku Temple

Photo of Places to Visit in Shimla by Nancy Nance

Shimla Church

Photo of Places to Visit in Shimla by Nancy Nance

Mall Road

Photo of Places to Visit in Shimla by Nancy Nance

Annandale

Photo of Places to Visit in Shimla by Nancy Nance

Shimla, also known as Simla, is the capital of Himchal Pradesh and was the former summer capital of British India. It is surrounded by lofty green hills with snow capped peaks. People usually come here to escape the summer of their hometown. Shimla has become one of the favorite tourist destinations of people over the years.

Photo Credits: Mall Road | Annandale | Viceregal Lodge | Jakhu Temple| Christ Church Shimla 

The mall road in Shimla is a good place to relax and roam. It's a pollution and vehicle free zone. This place is famous because tourist love to walk, sit on the benches and relax here. It gives a beautiful view of the valley from ridge road. The Lakkar Bazar is a market where one can get different kinds of wooden craft items.
Photo of The Mall, Shimla, Himachal Pradesh, India by Nancy Nance
Annadale is located at about 2-3 km away from the Ridge road. The road leading to Annandale provides beautiful scenic views. The main attraction of the place is the Army Museum.
Photo of Annandale, Shimla, Himachal Pradesh, India by Nancy Nance
When Shimla was the summer capital of British India, British officials ruled from this place. The building has now been converted into Indian Institute of Advanced Studies. The entry is ticketed and tourist are allowed to enter with the batch and guide.
Photo of Viceregal Lodge by Nancy Nance
It is located at the Ridge road and is said to be the second oldest church of North India. The stained window glasses represent faith, hope, charity and patience.
Photo of Christ Church Shimla, Shimla, Himachal Pradesh, India by Nancy Nance
It is dedicated to Lord Hanuman and is located at the top of the hill, around 2-3 km from the mall road. It can be reached by walking. If you prefer mountain climbing, take a stick and get ready to climb for an hour. Otherwise, you can hire a taxi or a pony to reach the place.
Photo of Jakhu Temple, Jakhu, Shimla, Himachal Pradesh, India by Nancy Nance
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Hi Nancy, Lovely write up.When did u visit Shimla & please suugest me some hotels. thanks
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