Must Visit Places In Shimla


By Ada Kohli
Published Oct 8, 2021

Hindustan Times


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The Ridge

Located on the Mall Road, The Ridge is a famous spot for taking photographs

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It is the hub of all activities from shopping to horse riding

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Advanced Study

The Indian Institute of Advanced Studies is a Victorian-style architecture which was originally built as a home for Lord Dufferin, the Viceroy of India


Many historic decisions between the Simla Conference and the decision to carve out Pakistan and East Pakistan took place in the building

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The Mall Road

One of the busiest places in Shimla, The Mall Road is the main street in the city which is lined up with restaurants and shops

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It also has many tourist attractions like The Ridge, The Scandal Point, The Christ Church and many more

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Jakhu Temple

One of the most ancient temples of Hanuman Ji, the Jakhu Temple is located on one of the highest peaks in Shimla

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It is believed that during Ramayana, Lord Hanuman stopped at this spot before returning with the Sanjeevani Booti

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Shimla Christ Church

Inspired by the neo-gothic style of architecture, this church is open for service every day

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It is easy to visit as it is located on the Mall Road and has also appeared in a few Bollywood movies

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