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Shimla Travel Guide


Shimla At a Glance
  • Population:8,13,384
  • Area :5,131 sq.kms
  • Geo Location:North India
  • Average Climate:5°C to 18°C
  • Best time to visit:March to Nov
  • STD Code:0177

Introduction

A beautiful hill station in Himachal Pradesh filled with captivating streams, greenery and picturesque scenery. Sounds like a perfect escapade, away from the fast paced urban life. All this can be relished in the breathtaking city, Shimla. Located in the lower Himalayan ranges, Shimla hill is also known as “queen of the hills”. The Shimla Hill station boasts of its various tourist attractions like the very famous Mall Road to enjoy shopping, Christ Church, Summer hill, Gaiety heritage cultural complex and Lakkar Bazaar etc. As Shimla has a long history with the Britishers, the place is flourished by beautiful colonial structures of that time.

 Fine examples of British architecture, the Rothney Castle and Manorville Mansion are highly acknowledged by tourists. Apart from these, one can also fancy the heritage building of the Town Hall. Shimla is also famous for its unique and huge ice skating rink which gets into its best form in winters. A well planned tour itinerary to Shimla comprises visits to various temples, monasteries and colonial structures of the British time.