Shimla is an extremely popular hill station of Himachal Pradesh. It was established in the year 1817 by the British as their summer retreat. The hill station is blessed with snow blanketed mountains, pristine lakes, enjoyable climate, and appealing greenery all around. It has become a favorite summer destination for family vacationers as well as honeymooners seeking some peaceful moments away from the world of concrete.Get Tour Quotes
Major Attractions in Shimla:
Kalka Shimla Railway
This surely is the most popular attraction in Shimla. The UNESCO recognized Kalka Shimla Railway links the historic Kalka with Shimla, abode of Mother Nature. The train passes through a remarkable route which treats your eyes with splendid sights of 20 stations, 102 tunnels and 864 bridges. Do not miss capturing the beauty sprawling all along the route in your camera lens.
This is a great place for whole family fun where one can indulge in numerous adventure sports. It is an ideal spot for golf lovers as the historic racecourse here has now been converted into a mini golf course. Beautiful sceneries of meadows around the place add to the fun quotient and make your visit here worthwhile.
This is known for being the highest peak in Shimla at a height of 8000 feet. Here you will find the Jakhoo Temple enjoying the backdrop of the Shivalik hill ranges. The temple is dedicated to the Hindu monkey god - Hanuman and is visited by streams of devotees. Setting of this temple is extremely beautiful with thick Deodar trees sprawling all around.
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Known with the name of the Scandal Point, this place is the most happening and busiest in Shimla. From here you can catch remarkable views of the valley around. Here you will also find the famous Tudor library where you can sit for hours reading your favorite book while cherishing vistas of nature. Sunsets and sunrises from this point look even more endearing.
This is perhaps the most popular and visited place in Shimla. This known street is a heaven for shopping lovers where they can bag some beautiful local stuff like warm woolens and wooden handicrafts. Many cafes are lined up along the Mall Road promising a relaxing time with tasty local food and a hot cup of coffee.
Christ Church is one of the popular lures in Shimla. The church represents faith, hope, humanity and fortitude. It was raised in the neo-Gothic style in 1857. It has been adorned with five fine stained glass windows and it shines like a bright star during night time.Get Tour Quotes
This is a paradise for adventure seekers visiting Shimla. Kufri’s incredible surroundings and peaceful aura make everyone fall in love with this tiny heaven. Visit here to partake in activities like skiing and hiking.
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