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  • Queen of Hills

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The Scenic Colonial Heritage Shimla
  • The hill station Shimla is an impeccable
    destination for tourists across the globe. Shimla
    has beautifully planned well-knit roads,
    proficient administration, and flawless
    cleanliness. Nestled amidst the magical woods and
    stunning hills, Shimla is located at an average
    altitude of about 2206 meters above mean sea
    level. The colonial era is evident from the
    buildings and the historic temples in Shimla.
    During the British period, Shimla was also known
    as the summer capital of British India. Browse
    through this website to have a glance at Shimla
    tourism and know every detail about Shimla.

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History of Shimla
  • The history of Shimla reveals that it was the
    summer hideaway of the British Raj. The Shimla
    history greets you with its God gifted beauty and
    flawless surroundings. There is no better retreat
    than Shimla if you wish to escape from the
    annoying summers in the rest of India. When you
    go through the details about Shimla, it shows
    that to stay away from the pollution and dirt of
    the cities, each year several people visit Shimla
    for seeking the divine bliss. Shimla is loved and
    admired by the honeymooners, foreign tourists,
    and families for its amazing atmosphere and old
    colonial heritage and charm. The Shimla history
    and majestic culture pompously exhibit its
    dazzling past through vivid facts about Shimla
    and its over-the-hill structures. It would not be
    an overstatement that the history of Shimla
    appears to be the mortar of each stone and brick
    laid in the city. To understand the best history
    of Shimla, it is essential to be aware of the
    impressive and minute details of Shimla.

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Shimlas Weather
  • Shimla weather has remained to be an element of
    attraction ever since the British rule. The
    similarity of Shimla temperature to that of
    Britishers native land forced the exotic people
    to transform the hills covered with deodar trees
    into a small town with marvelous architecture of
    buildings. Temperature in Shimla ever since has
    been appealing and unpredictable at the same
    time. Shimla temperature like other hill stations
    does not reach the extremities especially during
    summer seasons. Average temperature of warm
    months i.e. May, June ranges between 28 Celsius
    to 32 Celsius. However, the same cannot be said
    about weather in Shimla during the time of
    snowfall.

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Snowfall in Shimla
  • Snowfall in Shimla is a prime factor for giving
    momentum to tourism based economy of the city.
    Winter sets in the month of October and adieu the
    Queen of hills in the month of March. However,
    the time of snowfall in Shimla is mainly
    restricted within the two months January and
    February.
  • The global phenomena of climate change has
    affected Shimla adversely. Shimla weather has now
    undergone a tremendous change. Shimla weather in
    December is not very cold especially during
    afternoons. One may experience low temperatures
    during the morning and evening hours of the day.
    For the last few years, the time of snowfall has
    delayed from December to January. Shimla weather
    now does not allow white Christmas and sometimes
    the new year celebrations also make their way wit
  • When the snowfall starts in Shimla, the entire
    scenario changes. Soft, white balls of snow
    silently cover the queen of hills with a white
    blanket. Snow covered ranges of the Shiwaliks,
    pinnacles hanging from the roofs and white trees
    attract tourists from all corners of the country.
    Whereas Shimla snowfall time is fun time for
    tourists, it is very challenging for the natives
    demanding a lot of efforts to carry on daily
    activities hout snowfall.

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Places to visit
  • The Ridge Shimla
  • While talking or reading about beauty, we often
    come across the famous quote by John Keats,
    Thing of beauty is joy forever. The Ridge
    Shimla is one such spot which forces the
    sightseers to recapitulate the quote and
    experience it when one is roaming on The Ridge
    Shimla anytime, any day and any season.
  • Mesmerizing beauty of the Ridge Shimla is
    timeless. Shimla Ridge photos captured at any
    time of the day in any season present the
    aesthetic beauty of the Ridge Shimla in mosaic of
    vibrant hue and colors used by nature in its own
    pattern and design. Dawn and dusk are the best
    times to witness the beauty at its best from this
    open space of the city. During summers, the Ridge
    Shimla is a pleasant space to witness the cool
    breeze of the hills. On the other hand, the space
    is covered with white frozen snow granules in the
    winters. Shimla Ridge history is as old as Shimla
    itself. Each single landmark on the ridge reveals
    the history of the city as well as that of the
    Ridge Shimla.

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Places to visit
  • Scandal Point Shimla
  • A famous address universal landmark renowned
    moot place for the natives and the most visited
    spot by the tourists is Scandal Point Shimla.
    Scandal Point in Shimla is very popular spot
    amongst the natives and most admired destination
    for the tourists visiting Shimla. Scandal Point
    Shimla is a spot of confluence of Mall and Ridge.
    Some of the other beautiful, local paths such as
    Kalibaari road, City point road begin from
    Scandal Point and end at the wonderful
    destinations. Kalibaari road as the name
    indicates take people to the ancient temple of
    Goddess Kaali. City point road extends up to
    Summer Hill which then opens the way to the
    wonderful and gorgeous human creation and
    natures beauty, Viceroy Lodge now known
    as Indian Institute of Advanced Study.

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Places to visit
  • Gaiety Theatre Shimla
  • Gaiety Theatre Shimla is a prominent landmark of
    this city of Shimla which is located between The
    Mall Road and The Ridge. Originally, Gaiety
    Theatre Shimla was a part of old town hall
    complex of Shimla and it is an institution in
    itself. Gaiety Theatre Shimla personifies the
    cultural heritage of Shimla and Himachal Pradesh.
  • At present the Gaiety Heritage Cultural Complex
    Shimla has become an important destination for
    all the art lovers of Shimla and Himachal Pradesh
    at large. In the same manner as this complex also
    runs an Amateur Dramatics Club. Subsequently,
    it has become a gift to the theatre lovers of the
    country. Gaiety Heritage Cultural Complex Shimla
    is managed by Gaiety Dramatic Society.

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Places to visit
  • The Mall, Shimla
  • The perfect place to savour the true charm of
    Shimla is Mall Road Shimla. It is one of the
    major attractions for tourists as well as locals
    for recreational activities. The Mall Shimla was
    built by British during their colonial rule in
    India. Mall Road Shimla has various colonial
    structures, hotels, shops, cafe, restaurants and
    showrooms which make the place unique to hang
    out.
  • The Mall Shimla is open on all days thru out the
    year. The good news is that though being a famous
    tourist place there is no entry fee for visiting
    Mall Road Shimla. It is a no vehicle zone as no
    other vehicles except emergency vehicles are
    allowed on this road which serves as an icing on
    the cake. So you can enjoy the pollution free
    environment while strolling without worrying to
    keep a watch on traffic. Timings of the Mall Road
    Shimla are 9 am to 9 pm.

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Places to visit
  • Sankat Mochan Temple
  • Sankat Mochan temple Shimla is dedicated to Lord
    Hanuman. This temple has been established by Baba
    Neeb Karori Ji Maharaj in 1966. Baba Neeb Karori
    Ji Maharaj came to this place for peace and
    meditation in the 1950s. For being here for 10
    years, he built Sankat Hanuman temple Shimla.
  • This temple is believed to be Sankat Mochak of
    the visitors. There are also idols of Lord Shiva,
    Lord Rama and Lord Ganesha in separate complexes
    in the main Sankat Mochan Hanuman temple
    compound.
  • The idols have been arranged in such a way that
    temple looks like circular in shape. The temple
    of Lord Ganesha is inspired by the South Indian
    architectural style. Later on Hanuman temple
    Shimla has been expanded by the active
    participation of Government of Himachal Pradesh
    from the tourism point of view.

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Places to visit
  • Lakkar Bazar Shimla
  • Out of few landmarks that paint the picture of
    Shimla. One old in existence, full of beautiful
    expressions, is Lakkar Bazar Shimla. The bazar
    consists of shops selling wooden items. The
    speciality of Lakkar Bazar lies in its art
    carvings done on wooden platforms.
  • Twigs of wood are so molded that they imbibe the
    expressions of love, friendship, remembrance.
    These wooden tokens are the most popular souvenir
    among the tourists. The place seems to have a
    life of its known, enchanting and impressing all
    along.
  • Lakkar Bazar Shimla Photos are one of the most
    sought after memento for tourists. Hanging wooden
    key-rings, wooden sculpture of deities, the
    wooden canvas and carvings are a common sight.
    These items not only décor the walls of shops and
    houses of buyers but also act as a reminder of
    the present as well as the archived Lakkar Bazar
    Shimla Photos and views.

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Shimlas Weather
  • Shimla weather has remained to be an element of
    attraction ever since the British rule. The
    similarity of Shimla temperature to that of
    Britishers native land forced the exotic people
    to transform the hills covered with deodar trees
    into a small town with marvelous architecture of
    buildings. Temperature in Shimla ever since has
    been appealing and unpredictable at the same
    time. Shimla temperature like other hill stations
    does not reach the extremities especially during
    summer seasons. Average temperature of warm
    months i.e. May, June ranges between 28 Celsius
    to 32 Celsius. However, the same cannot be said
    about weather in Shimla during the time of
    snowfall.
  • Snowfall in Shimla is a prime factor for giving
    momentum to tourism based economy of the city.
    Winter sets in the month of October and adieu the
    Queen of hills in the month of March. However,
    the time of snowfall in Shimla is mainly
    restricted within the two months January and
    February.
  • The global phenomena of climate change has
    affected Shimla adversely. Shimla weather has now
    undergone a tremendous change. Shimla weather in
    December is not very cold especially during
    afternoons. One may experience low temperatures
    during the morning and evening hours of the day.
    For the last few years, the time of snowfall has
    delayed from December to January. Shimla weather
    now does not allow white Christmas and sometimes
    the new year celebrations also make their way
    without snowfall.

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