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Ridge, Shimla
Ridge, Shimla
Rank 1
Ranked 1 of 40
Places to Visit in Shimla
  • Type: Street
Ridge is located in the core of the fascinating Shimla and offers a large open space. The beautiful region is full of lush vegetation and panoramic scenic beauty. The Ridge joins the Scandal Point and leads to Lakkar Bazaar on the east side. It has become a popular destination for summer festival... Read More »
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The Mall, Shimla
The Mall, Shimla
Rank 2
Ranked 2 of 40
Places to Visit in Shimla
  • Type: Market
The Mall at Shimla is the shopping centre of the capital city. The Mall Road stretching from Scandal Point to Oberoi Clark Hotel features establishments like restaurants, clubs, banks, bars, post offices and tourist centres. Visitors can take a stroll along this popular street. It is... Read More »
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St Mary's Church, Shimla
St Mary's Church, Shimla
Rank 3
Ranked 3 of 40
Places to Visit in Shimla
  • Type: Church
St Mary's Church is located at Kotgarh, situated nearby Shimla. It was constructed in 18th century, exact date varies most records attribute it to 1843 while others claim it was constructed in 1872. However, being in the exquisite natural beauty and near the Himalayan Range makes it a place... Read More »
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Summer Hill, Shimla
Rank 4
Ranked 4 of 40
Places to Visit in Shimla
  • Type: Mountain
Summer Hills is a small hill located in Shimla. Locally known as Porter's Hill, Summer Hills is part of the seven-hill cluster forming this beautiful hill station. Besides being a tourist destination, it also houses the campus of the prestigious Himachal Pradesh University, established in 1975,... Read More »
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Ellerslie, Shimla
Rank 5
Ranked 5 of 40
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  • Type: Heritage Site
Ellerslie is the Himachal Pradesh Secretariat, which is also known as Raj Bhawan. It hosts assemblies of Vidhan Sabha. The Ellerslie building was designed by Lt. Col. H.E.S. Abbott over hundreds of years ago during the British Empire. The structure was constructed after dismantling an... Read More »
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Woodville, Shimla
Woodville, Shimla
Rank 6
Ranked 6 of 40
Places to Visit in Shimla
  • Type: Palace
Woodville is among the finest and oldest sites of Shimla built in 1865. Located in the east of the city, the mansion was the honoured residence of the Commander-in-Chief during the British regime. General Sir William Rose Mansfield was the first occupant of the bungalow. In 1881, the... Read More »
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Town Hall, Shimla
Rank 7
Ranked 7 of 40
Places to Visit in Shimla
  • Type: Offbeat Attraction
The Town Hall is a renovated Municipal Corporation building of Shimla. Built during the British regime in 1910, the Town Hall exhibits architecture reminiscent of the pre-independence era, preserved in its original form. During non-summer months, the hill station of Shimla was governed... Read More »
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Shimla State Museum, Shimla
Rank 8
Ranked 8 of 40
Places to Visit in Shimla
  • Type: Museum
  • Entry: Paid
The Shimla State Museum was set up in 1974 to protect and preserve the hill-out and cultural wealth of Himachal Pradesh. Artefacts and art objects in the museum exhibit collections pertaining to art, archaeology and cultural anthropology of Himachal Pradesh. There are 10,000 objects in... Read More »
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Christ Church, Shimla
Christ Church, Shimla
Rank 9
Ranked 9 of 40
Places to Visit in Shimla
  • Type: Church
Christ Church at the Ridge is the second oldest church in northern India constructed in 1846-1857. Designed by Colonel J. T. Boileau, the Church features a clock on the church tower that was put up in 1860. The porch along with the church was added in 1873. The church is visible from... Read More »
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The Ridge, Shimla
The Ridge, Shimla
Rank 10
Ranked 10 of 40
Places to Visit in Shimla
  • Type: Street
The Ridge, a famous sightseeing location of Shimla, is positioned on Jakhoo Hill at an altitude of 2,230 metres. This historic site is the centre of the city's cultural and social events and gives a beautiful view of the snow-covered Himalayan ranges. Located in the heart of Shimla,... Read More »
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Annandale, Shimla
Annandale, Shimla
Rank 11
Ranked 11 of 40
Places to Visit in Shimla
  • Type: Picnic Spot
Annandale, a historic playground, is a favourite spot for cricket and the princely game of polo. Located at a distance of 4 kilometres from the Ridge, the playground and race-course is positioned in a deep wide valley of the suburban village called Kaithu. This village lies in the west region of... Read More »
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Himalayan Bird Park, Shimla
Rank 12
Ranked 12 of 40
Places to Visit in Shimla
  • Type: Sanctuary
  • Entry: Paid
Himalayan Aviary or the Himalayan Bird Park is nearby the Vice regal lodge situated in Shimla at a height of over 2000 meters and a wonderful place for nature lovers. It has natural green pastures filled with rare plants and trees. Besides, it also has a huge collection of bird species like the... Read More »
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Scandal Point, Shimla
Scandal Point, Shimla
Rank 13
Ranked 13 of 40
Places to Visit in Shimla
  • Type: View point
Scandal Point is a popular tourist site located on the Mall Road, nearby Railway Building. The site is situated at the intersection of road to Ridge and the Mall. Scotland Church, historical Alfa restaurant and the beautiful view of the valleys are the highlighting features of the site.... Read More »
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Jakhu Temple, Shimla
Rank 14
Ranked 14 of 40
Places to Visit in Shimla
  • Type: Temple
Jakhu Temple is a majestic temple and dedicated to Lord Hanuman. Situated on the top of the beautiful Jakhu hill at an altitude of 2455 meters above the sea level it is surrounded by forest. There are many monkeys around this temple but fortunately do not attack travelers. It is few kilometers... Read More »
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Jakhoo Hill, Shimla
Rank 15
Ranked 15 of 40
Places to Visit in Shimla
  • Type: Hill
Jakhoo Hill, is located at a distance of 1 kilometre from the Ridge, and is at a height of 8,000 feet above sea level. The highest peak of Shimla provides a beautiful view of the city with sunrise, sunset, the valleys of evergreens and snow-covered Himalayan ranges. Jakhoo Hill also has an... Read More »
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Kufri, Shimla
Rank 16
Ranked 16 of 40
Places to Visit in Shimla
  • Type: Mountain
Indian Institute of Advanced Study, Shimla
Rank 17
Ranked 17 of 40
Places to Visit in Shimla
  • Type: Offbeat Attraction
The Indian Institute of Advanced Study was built during 1884-1888 during the British rule in India. Housed in Viceregal Lodge atop Observatory Hill, the premise is encircled by pine trees and gardens. Visitors can explore the entrance hall and gardens of the institution, as the rest of... Read More »
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Green Valley, Shimla
Rank 18
Ranked 18 of 40
Places to Visit in Shimla
  • Type: Valley
Green Valley is a picnic spot in Shimla, the summer capital of India during the British regime. It lies on National Highway 22, 7 km away from Shimla on the way to Kufri Hill station. This site is easily noticeable for those who are travelling from Shimla to Kufri. As the name suggests this... Read More »
Chail Wildlife Sanctuary, Shimla
Rank 19
Ranked 19 of 40
Places to Visit in Shimla
  • Type: Sanctuary
  • Entry: Paid
The Chail Wildlife Sanctuary is a forest cover, perched over the Himalayas at an altitude of 1,000 metres to 2,180 metres above sea level. The hunting reserve of the Royals of the Patiala Kingdom, the forest reserve was declared a wildlife sanctuary in 1976. The region demarcates itself... Read More »
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Tara Devi Temple, Shimla
Rank 20
Ranked 20 of 40
Places to Visit in Shimla
  • Type: Temple
The Tara Devi Temple is among the most celebrated shrines in the region, stationed at a height of 6,070 feet above sea level. Dedicated to the Goddess of stars, the temple is visited by tourists and devotees in large numbers. This temple of high religious significance is believed to be built over... Read More »
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