The large open space in the heart of town presents excellent view
of the mountain ranges. Shimla's landmarks-the Neo-Gothic
structure of Christ Church and the new-Tudor library building are
THE MALL: Main shopping centre of Shimla with restaurants.
the Gaiety Theatre, which is a reproduction of an old British
theatre is a center of cultural activities. A passenger lift of
HPTDC can be taken from the Cart Road and the Mall. Lakkar Bazaar
adjacent to the Ridge is popular for its wood crafts and
JAKHOO TEMPLE (2.5 Km) 2455 m: Shimla's highest peak offers
a panoramic view of the town. An ancient "Lord Hanuman" temple.
Way from Ridge near Church (on foot) One can also hire pony or
taxi to visit the temple.
STATE MEUSEUM (3 Km): Ancient Historical Sculptors and
paintings of Himachal Pradesh. Visiting hours 10 AM to 5 PM.
Closed on Monday and gazetted holidays.
INDIAN INSTITUTE OF ADVANCED STUDIES (4 Km) 1983 m: This
magnificent English renaissance structure was the former Viceregal
Lodge. Its lawns and woodland are added attractions. Entry by
PROSPECT HILL (5 Km) 2155 m: Crowned by a temple dedicated
to Kamna Devi 15 minutes walk from Boileauganj on shimla Bilaspur
road. the hill offers a spectacular views of the area.
SUMMER HILL (7 Km) 1983 m: A picturesque superb on Shimla-Kalka
Railway line. Offers shady walks in quiet surroundings. The Father
of Nation, Mahatma Gandhi during his visit to Shimla lived in the
elegant Georgian House of Raj Kumari Amrit Kaur. HP University is
CHADWICK FALLS (7 Km) 1586 m: Surrounded by thick forests.
About 45 minutes walk from Summer Hill Chowk.
SANKAT MOCHAN (7 Km) 1975 m: On Shimla-Kalka road (NH-22)
is famous "Lord Hanuman" temple. It commands an excellent view of
Shimla town. The place can be visited by Bus/Taxi.
TARA DEVI (11 Km) 1851 m: On Shimla - Kalka road (NH-22)
this holy place is accessible by Rail, bus and car. From the
station/road-one can visit the temple either on foot or by taxi /
FAGU (22 Km) 2450 m: On Hindustan-Tibet Road. It has
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