shimla

    shimla

Shimla is the most stunning holiday destination, which is affectionately portrayed as the Queen of Hill stations. It has amazing sightseeing places to visit, and you can be pleased about its incredible nature that has lots to offer the people visiting this destination. The illustrious hills that you can travel around in these wonderful places in Shimla include the Prospect Hill, Observatory Hill, Summer Hill and Jakhoo Hill. The other major attractions that can be visited include the Indian Institute of Advanced Studies, Chadwick Fall, Viceregal Lodge, Kamna Devi Temple, and Kali Bari Temple.

    Institute of Advanced Studies

(Institute of Advanced Studies) is located in the west end of Shimla. It is home to the most famous monument in the city that houses the Institute of Advance Studies. It is one of the most influential research center in the country. It was set up by the Ministry of education in the year 1964. The building in which the institute is set up is a historic palace that was built by Lord Dufferin, who was the Viceroy of India from 1884–1888. Estwhile called the Viceregal Lodge, is today the Rashtrapati Bhawan as well as the Institute of Advanced Studies. Most parts of the institute is closed for public viewing, however the rest of the area which is open attracts a big number of tourists to the place.

    Scandal Point

Jakhu Hill : Jakhu Hill is the highest peak a offers a beautiful view of the town and of the snow-covered Himalayas. It is around 2 km from Shimla, at a height of 8000 ft, Jakhu Hill is the highest peak it offers a beautiful view of the town and of the snow-covered Himalayas and green dense forest, And Shimla’s highest peak offers a panoramic view of the Shivalik Ranges and the town of Sanjauli. Scandal Point:This is known to be the place where Prince of Patiala took panga with Daughter of Viceroy of India and thus the Scandal. Patiala Prince was thrown out of Shimla and he then made another town (with palace) at Chail near Shimla.


    State Museum

State Museum: The Shimla State Museum houses a huge collection of magnificent paintings, sculptures, coins, handicrafts, photos, etc of not only the state of Himachal Pradesh but outside too.







    Kali Bari Temple

Kali Bari Temple:The temple was built in 1845. It is dedicated to the goddess Kali. It is believed that an ancient temple of Shamla i.e. the goddess Kali