The Mall, Shimla

The Mall

The Mall (Market) snapshot

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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 also the centre of cultural and social events. One of the highlights of the Mall Road is its historic confectionery shops and restaurants.

Lower Bazaar, the lower section below the Mall Road has hotels, restaurants, retail stores and a wholesale vegetable market. Being well-heeled than the Mall, the Lower Bazaar has its ancient charm of speciality foodstuffs like Uradh Dal with rice or Shepard's Pie. The street is closed to traffic.
 

What travellers are saying about The Mall

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  • Good 54
  • Average 22
  • Below Average 4
  • Poor 0
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  • Best Time:  During Sunset
  • Length of visit:  2-3hrs
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  • Food available for purchase
  • Bathroom facilities
  • Camera/Video allowed
  • Wearing of shoes/footwear allowed
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9 Video Reviews for The Mall

Deedee

  • Tourist
  • Deedee
  • Lives in Delhi
  • 1 Review
  •  72 helpful votes
  •  2 readers
  • Posted Jan 13, 2017
Overall Rating
5/7
  • 681

Sagar Gant

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  • Sagar Gant
  • Lives in Pune
  • 73 photos
  • 49 Reviews
  •  49 helpful votes
  •  29017 readers
  • Posted Jan 2, 2017
Overall Rating
7/7
  • 336

Mohit Jain

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  • Mohit Jain
  • Lives in Chalisgaon
  • 1 Review
  •  23 helpful votes
  •  58 readers
  • Posted Jan 2, 2017
Overall Rating
7/7
  • 319

Himanshu Khandelwal

  • Explorer
  • Himanshu Khandelwal
  • Lives in Jaipur
  • 32 photos
  • 10 Reviews
  •  42 helpful votes
  •  2690 readers
  • Posted May 25, 2017
Overall Rating
7/7
  • 233

Rudraraj Trivedi

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  • Rudraraj Trivedi
  • Lives in Mumbai
  • 144 photos
  •  23 helpful votes
  •  12 readers
  • Posted Jan 4, 2017
Overall Rating
7/7
  • 272

Pardeep goyal

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  • Pardeep goyal
  • 54 photos
  • 2 Reviews
  •  24 helpful votes
  •  4850 readers
  • Posted Dec 18, 2016
Overall Rating
5/7
  • 275

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Shubham Shubham

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  • Shubham Shubham
  • Lives in New Delhi
  • 12 photos
  • 5 Reviews
  •  153 readers

"Shopping & food place In Shimla"

  • 5.0/7
  • Posted 2 months ago
This is a place in which you get a different type of food All Quick service restaurants are there the shoppings are also available ; you can take ice cream at mall road with your family & this is a same place where 3 idiot, Bang bang movies takes taken
Thanks & Atleast Try once
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Maitreni Mishra

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  • Maitreni Mishra
  • Lives in New Delhi
  • 9 photos
  • 3 Reviews
  •  114 readers

"One of the best tourist attractions"

  • 6.5/7
  • Posted 3 months ago
We plunged on a heap of tourist attractions in Mall Road right from the blissful St. Michael's Cathedral Church to the wacky Jonnies Wax Museum to the highest peak of Jakhu temple. It was a lovely experience transcending the hills from the car. And the local shops with all kinds of fresh fruits, lovely home decor items and beautiful garments were an added advantage. Most importantly the roads are clear all the time with no rush of vehicles so you can always stay safe and walk down the interesting spots.
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Tushar Mehta

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  • Tushar Mehta
  • Highlander
  • Lives in Ahmedabad
  • 1085 photos
  • 128 Reviews
  •  120 helpful votes
  •  93018 readers

"Walking in to britishers colony"

  • 7.0/7
  • Posted May 31, 2017
Walking in like britishers colony, beautiful monuments through the mall road. Full of crowd till night. Shopping mall, restaurants, bakery, everything available. Due to no vehicle zone, we can roam easily with long mall road. Wonderful place to enjoy with family & friends. Information centre is also available on the mall road for tourist help, from where we can plan sightseen etc.
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Bharati Bhattacharya

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  • Bharati Bhattacharya
  • Lives in Delhi
  • 38 photos
  • 43 Reviews
  •  75 helpful votes
  •  37386 readers

"Happening but overpriced shopping place!"

  • 5.0/7
  • Posted Apr 21, 2017
Visit to the mall road while in Shimla is a must for all. Be it variety of street foods, good restaurants, local shops for clothes & woolens, wooden decors, etc ., you will get it all here.
Though there are very good options for foods, clothes & woolens are overpriced.
For e. G price of a simple embroidered shawl was 1500rs, which I can get within 1000-1200 in Delhi easily.
Since we went on weekend, so the place was very crowded, with long waiting times in restaurants too.
It is little tiring too to walk the whole mall road, as road is sometimes steep, & sometimes low slopes.
From scandal point, there is stairs to go to the mall directly, which is really helpful in saving time & energy.
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Deepika vinika

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  • Deepika vinika
  • Lives in Mumbai
  • 3 photos
  • 51 Reviews
  •  25 helpful votes
  •  49032 readers

"Like a foreign place!"

  • 7.0/7
  • Posted Mar 12, 2017
Just like Ridge, Mall road too is like a foreign place. Great place for shopping, Yummy restaurants & even CCD, Dominos, Indian coffee house, etc are there.
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Vinayak mhapseker

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  • Vinayak mhapseker
  • Lives in Mumbai
  • 168 photos
  • 8 Reviews
  •  55 helpful votes
  •  6674 readers

"View from Mall Road"

  • 6.0/7
  • Posted Jan 25, 2017
Awesome climate and scene.. Truly breathtaking beauty enjoyed a lot in this cool climate. Must visit place in winter season as its most preferred destination.
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Sagar Gant

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  • Sagar Gant
  • Lives in Pune
  • 73 photos
  • 49 Reviews
  •  49 helpful votes
  •  29017 readers

"Mall road is the centre of attraction"

  • 7.0/7
  • Posted Jan 9, 2017
Mall road is the centre of attraction as it's a wide stretched road covering most part of the Shimla. One best part is that no vehicles are allowed so no honking by the road, people walk out for shopping roadside and many branded shops and varieties of products are available by the mall. The road is also having many beautiful cafes and restaurants for foodies. No fees and people can go by walk to Mall Road and enjoy, best time would be at sunset, night to enjoy the beautiful Colors and lighting of the city. Walk and explore this place. There's a lift also which connects the Mall road, but it always has a long queue so if you are healthy and young go by talk as it's on top a bit.
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Sourabh Singh

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  • Sourabh Singh
  • Lives in Yamunanagar
  • 7 Reviews
  •  2 helpful votes
  •  11854 readers

"The awesome view and good place to explore"

  • 7.0/7
  • Posted Sep 8, 2016
Mall Road is the main street in Shimla, the capital city of Michal Pradesh, India. Constructed during British colonial rule, the Mall road is located a level below the ridge. The offices of municipal corporation, fire service, and police headquarters are located here. Automobiles, except emergency vehicles are not allowed on this road. For this reason, the locals — and tourists(including Indian and foreign) — are often found strolling on this road in the evenings.
Mall road has a number of showrooms, department stores, shops, restaurants and cafes. A Michal emporium that offers handicraft products of Michal Pradesh like locally designed woollen cloths, branded cloths, pottery items, and jewellery is also located here. [1] There are at least three books shops including one that sells old books.
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Alpesh r Shah

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  • Alpesh r Shah
  • Lives in Hyderabad
  • 4 Reviews
  •  8483 readers

"Good place to move around without any vehicle traffic"

  • 5.5/7
  • Posted Aug 26, 2016
Place is good where you can walk the whole street about 2 km. Strictly no vehicles are allowed on Mall Road. Good time pass with eateries, hotels & shopping malls & stores.
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Pritesh Mehta

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  • Pritesh Mehta
  • Lives in Baroda
  • 53 photos
  • 503 Reviews
  •  254 helpful votes
  •  316234 readers

"There are very good shopping shop"

  • 7.0/7
  • Posted Aug 19, 2016
It was very good place for shopping. There were many things sold there like devdhar wood table chair and other and warm cloths and other things you bought from here.
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