One of the most stunning hill resorts, Shimla is one of the most popular hill stations in northern India. Situated at an altitude of 2,205 meters, it used to be the summer capital of British India with a well-planned architecture. The town is famous for pleasant walking experiences on hillsides surrounded by pine and oak forests. This capital city of Himachal Pradesh is famous for The Mall, ridge, and toy train. With colonial style buildings, the town has relics of ancient past that lend it a distinct look. Along a ridge of 12 km, its steep hillsides converge into all directions. The connecting road of the town, The Mall, bustles with locals and vacationers during morning and evening hours. South Shimla has a market cascading steeply down to the cart road. From mid-July to mid-September, it is covered with a snow blanket making it a muse for all nature lovers.
Shimla is blissfully surrounded by the green hills with snowcapped peaks. Its spectacular natural bounty accompanied by structures made during the colonial era, Shimla retains its colonial heritage with grand old buildings, such as, the stately Viceregal Lodge, charming iron lamp posts, and Anglo-Saxon names. The Mall, packed with shops and eateries, is the center of attraction of the town.
A six storey building, surrounded by lush green gardens and lawns, it used to be the residence of British Viceroy Lord Dufferin
Located in the heart of Shimla and best known for shopping, it is an idyllic road to take a leisurely stroll with friends and family.
The nearest airport is Jubber Hatti (23 Km) is well connected by flights from Delhi and Kullu.
Shimla is connected by a narrow gauge railway line with Kalka (96 km), which is connected with major cities.
Shimla is connected by good motor-able roads to nearby towns and major cities in India.
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