Important Shimla Tourist Places

Shimla is the queen of hill stations. It is a popular destination for the honeymoon couples and international visitors. There are lots of places to explore during Shimla hill station tour. Shimla is home to a number of natural, historical and religious sites.

The Shimla Mall
The Mall of Shimla is the prime attraction for the tourists. It is the main shopping centre of Shimla, located at the heart of the town, built by the British during the colonial rule in India. It is the center to a large number of shops, restaurants, cafes and a heritage theater to enjoy the pleasant experience of Shimla hill station tour.

Christ Church
shimla christ churchChrist church is the second oldest church in Northern India. It has a very majestic appearance and inside there are stained glass windows which represent faith, hope, charity, fortitude, patience and humility. It was constructed in 1857, located on the Ridge. In 1860, a clock was added on the church tower.

Jakhu Hills
Jakhu hill is 2 km from the Ridge, at a height of 2500m. It offers a beautiful view of the town and of the snow-covered Himalayas. At the top of the Jakhu Hill, there is an old temple of Lord Hanuman, which is also the home of countless monkeys.

Shimla State Museum

shimla state museumShimla State Museum was opened in 1974.It is located at a distance of around 2.5 kilometers from the center of Shimla. It houses a gallery of miniature Pahari style of painting, wood carvings, jewelry and costumes. The museum is famous for its collection of ancient historical sculptures, paintings, coins and photographs.

Indian Institute of Advanced Study
Majestic building gives a glance of the Viceregal life in Shimla. It has spacious gardens and is ringed by beautiful pine tree. IIAS has a remarkable library. The anti-fire measures implemented during the British times and the irrigation system of the garden are quite remarkable.

Summer Hill
shimla summer hillSummer hill is located at the altitude of 1283 meters. The green meadows and natural scenery of the Summer Hills adds to the beauty of the place. Mahatma Gandhi lived in these quiet surroundings during his visits to Shimla. The valley area surrounded by woods and green and rolling slopes make it an amazing Shimla hill station tour destination.

Thousands of tourists visit Shimla every year.Shimla hill station tour experiences splendid views of the snow clothed ranges of the Himalayas, fine walks through deep green forests, adventure spots enchanting resorts within easy reach make Shimala an attractive destination throughout the year. Shimla’s wholesome climate, easy accessibility and numerous attractions have made it one of the most popular hill stations in northern India.

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