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The Most Interesting Historical Places in Shimla

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Historical Places in Shimla

Tara Devi Temple , Taradevi
Visit Tara Devi Temple and enjoy sweeping views of the Himalaya valley and verdant peaks beyond. Relax in the peaceful surroundings and seren
Tours from $450
Jakhu Temple , Shimla
At Jakhu Temple, see the red 33 m (108 ft) tall idol of the Hindu deity, Hanuman. Locals believe that Hanuman, also known as the Monkey Lord,
Tours from $44
Kali Bari Temple , Shimla
Enjoy a view of the Himalayas and a city panorama amid lush greenery at Kali Bari Temple, a famous hilltop pilgrimage site and one of the old
Tours from $19
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Duration: 3 hours
Shimla is the most fabulous hill station of India, well-known for its unique beauty and serenity. The landscape at a height of approximately 7200 feet (2200 meters) has a number of attractions, that will tell you a lot about the region. During the walk you will explore a number of old buildings, such as Gaiety Theater, General Post Office, Bantony, Betink’s Castle, Imperial Bank, Railway Board Building, Gorton Castle, Knockdrin, Kennedy Cottage,Cecil Hotel, and the Indian Institute of Advanced Study.
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Christ Church , Shimla
Built in the 19th century to serve the area's British community, Christ Church features an unmistakable neo-Gothic style, with stained glass
Tours from $8
Enjoy the meditative atmosphere at Sankat Mochan Temple. Set against the backdrop of emerald-green hills, the picturesque temple complex dedi
Tours from $154

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Where to stay in Shimla

A tourist destination since the days of the Raj, Shimla has plenty of accommodations to choose from, whatever your style and budget. Take a look along The Mall and The Ridge in the town center for the bulk of what's on offer, with everything from hostels to hotels available. Some particularly grand hotels take pride of place on the outskirts to the northeast and west, offering luxurious, large rooms, and extra facilities, such as pools, restaurants, and spas. These high-end options also provide extensive views of the Himalayan landscape.
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