The Mall Road
The Mall Road is among the top popular tourist destinations in Shimla, with multiple clubs, bars, restaurants, hotels, and shops. Take a stroll along the Mall Road to delve into the leisure of window shopping and savor your favorite drink. You can visit St. Michael’s Catholic Church, take a horse ride or snap some nice shots in the photogenic place. The sculpture of Lala Lajpat Rai, the nationalist leader, is also located in Mall Road.
Annandale is an outdoor playing area established for both residents and tourists coming to Shimla. This impressive and picturesque site is located 3 km from the Ridge used for cricket, polo matches, and golf tournaments. The green life of Annandale is enclosed by deodar trees, cedar trees, and oak trees.
The Jakhu Temple, located on the Jakhoo Hill 2.5 km from the Ridge, was built in honor of Lord Hanuman. It’s believed that the temple was once in Lord Hanuman’s possession, who was of the central figures in the Hindu epic Ramayana. You can feed many playful monkeys at the highest peak in Shimla.
Craignano, located near Naldehra 18 km from Shimla, was once the summer resort of the Italian countess of Craignano. This scenic destination is enclosed by pine and beautiful oak trees, offering an impressive garden view. Ramble the park and absorb the beauty of daffodils, asphodels, celandine, and hyacinths. Craignano is famous for the stunning Italian Villa. Rock climbing and fishing are everyday activities at this beautiful picnic spot.
Viceregal Lodge (Rashtrapati Niwas)
Henry Irwin, the British architect, built this grey limestone edifice in Jacobethan style. It was the residence of British Viceroy Lord Dufferin, which is encircled by well-maintained lawns and gardens. The Viceregal Lodge is now the Indian Institute of Advanced Study for higher studies.
The Ridge in Shimla
In the heart of Mall Road, you’ll face a vast open space delivering an unequaled view of the Himalayan Mountain range. It’s of the must-see destinations in Shimla that touches your heart with its beauty of nature and a panoramic view of the snowy mountains.
One of the most visited tourist destinations, the Scandal Point, links the Ridge and the Mall Road. It’s believed that the then Maharaja of Patiala had secretly run away to be married to the British Viceroy’s daughter. The British officials banned the Maharaja from entering Shimla.
The British have built one of the oldest churches in North India in 1857. Owing to its extraordinary location, Christ Church delivers a stunning view through stained glass windows. Soothe your eyes with the Neo-Gothic style of architecture of Shimla’s enduring legacies of India’s British regulation.
Sankat Mochan Temple
Sankat Mochan Temple, located in Himachal Pradesh’s tranquility, is the second most famous tourist spot in Shimla after Jakhu Temple. The temple was built to honor the deities of Lord Rama and other gods of the Hindu pantheon. The religious figure Baba Neeb Karori Ji Maharaj, influenced by this place’s beauty, constructed the Sankat Mochan Temple in 1950.
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