Shimla Tourist Places
Shimla tourist places are known not only for their beauty but also for their elegance. Shimla, the state capital of Himachal Pradesh, is full of natural gorgeousness and architectural grace. You can name a number of tourist attractions in Shimla which is surrounded by pine and deodar forest ranges. Apart from Shimla sightseeing, you can also enjoy an adventure tour in the town if you are an adventure buff. Shimla tourist guide is very vivid and there are a number of Shimla attractions and amazing places to see in Shimla. Various such marvelous attractions are described on the foregoing lines.
The Ridge :- The Ridge in Shimla, referred as the heart of the city and lying along the famous Mall Road, is the main venue of all the cultural activities in the city. As the town�s most popular shopping center, Shimla Ridge interconnects the most prominent commercial spots including Lakkar Bazaar, The Mall, Scandal Point, Jakhoo Hill, among others, in the town.
The Mall :- The Mall is the main shopping street of the town and it includes various restaurants, clubs, banks, bars, post offices and tourist offices. You can spot here the popular Gaiety Theatre and also the Ridge and Scandal, the main meeting points in the town.
Christ Church :- hrist Church is the second oldest church in Northern India, situated on the Ridge. With its splendid appearance, the church s main attraction is the stained glass windows representing faith, hope, charity, fortitude, patience and humility.
Kali Bari temple :- Very close to scandal Point towards General Post Office, Kali Bari Temple is a popular shrine with idol of Goddess Shayamla.
Jakhoo Temple :- One of the most popular temple that is located at Jakhoo Hill in Shimla is known as Jakhu / Jakho Temple. This temple is located at an altitude of 1455 meter. Jakhu Hill offers beautiful sights, the temple here is dedicated to Lord Hanuman. .......know more
Shimla State Museum :- Opened in 1974, Shimla State Museum is a worth visit spot in the town. The hill-outs and cultural heritages of the state are protected by this museum.
Indian Institute of Advanced Studies :- :- Indian Institute of Advanced Study is another must see spot in the town. The institute was established in 1884-88 and is situated in the Viceregal Lodge.
Chadwick falls :- Chadwick Falls is lying a few miles from Summer Hill Chowk. Enclosed by dense forests, this spot is always loved by Shimla travelers.
Tara Devi Temple:- Located on Shimla-Kalka road (NH-22), this popular temple is one of the main attractions of Shimla.
Fagu 2450 meters :- Situated on India-Tibet Road, Fagu has enchanting views.
Apart from all these main attractions of the lovely hill, there are several more spots in and around Shimla, having all the capacity to attract tourists from all over the world. You will love to see Narkanda, Rampur, Sarahan, Kharapathhar, Jubbal, Hatkoti, Fagu Mashobra, Craignano, Naldehra, Tattapani, Chindi, Chail, Sanctuary and Nature Park Kufri.