The summer’s capital of Britishers, Shimla is the capital city of most promising northern state Himachal Pradesh Situated at a height of 2200 m. The name Shimla is derived from the incarnation of goddess kali “Shyamla Devi”. The city is blessed with its invaluable assets, dense forests, an aura of weather and the remarkable colonial edifices which adorned the beauty of the city. Earlier it was a capital of undivided Punjab till 1971, later it got the identity of Himachal’s capital. Shimla is one of the most soaring tourist attraction in the country. Set amidst beautiful lush green hill, creating panorama and ready to get captured in the eyes. Shimla is one of most aesthetically planned cities in India. This town has colonial-style buildings alongside the historic temples, the most popular and the oldest is jakhoo temple. The mall road which leads to the Ridge serves tourists an option for multi cuisine eateries, leading brand stores, handicraft stores, Government offices, and the best view of merging foothills. The ridge is the main attraction of Shimla and there is a Christ Church which owes the beauty of ridge. In summers, the cool and pleasant weather of Shimla and the snow capped mountain peaks in winters attract tourists all around the year. Shimla is one of the congested hill stations in India, tourists from Punjab, Haryana and New Delhi are the frequent visitors, spellbound with the fascinating Shimla. The picturesque and serene Himalaya gives the best holiday destination for adrenaline junkies. Toy train running from Kalka added accessibility to Shimla and marked remarkable hike in tourism, the mesmerizing scenic views, bridges and tunnels overwhelm tourists’ expectations. Shimla is very popular for newly married couples, students and family tours which offer the complete package of adventure, scenic beauty and pleasant weather.
As Shimla was under the influence of Britishers before independence there are some buildings in Shimla which creates interest amongst tourist, buildings such as the former Vice regal Lodge, Auckland House, Christ Church, Gorton Castle, Shimla Town Hall and the Gaiety Theatre are reminders of British rule in India.
The climate in Shimla is predominantly cool during winters and moderately warm during summer. Temperatures typically range from −4 °C (25 °F) to 31 °C (88 °F) over the course of a year.
Shimla has many temples and is often visited by devotees from nearby towns and cities. The Kali Bari temple, dedicated to the Hindu goddess Kali is near the mall. Jakhoo Temple, for the Hindu god Hanuman is located at the highest point in Shimla.
The Mall: The Mall is the main attraction of Shimla. It has many restaurants, clubs, banks, bars, post offices, tourist offices and the most attracting The Gaiety Theatre is situated there.
Christ Church: Situated on the Ridge, Christ Church is the second oldest church in Northern India. It has a very majestic appearance adorned with stained glass windows which represent faith, hope, charity, fortitude, patience and humility.
Jakhoo Hill: Jakhoo Hill is the highest peak and offers a beautiful view of the town and of the snow-capped Himalayas, 2 km from Shimla, at a height of 8,000 ft. At the top of the hill is an old temple of Lord Hanuman which has 108 feet statue of lord hanuman, which is the home of countless blithe monkeys waiting to be fed by all visitors.
Reaching to Shimla is quite easy as it is well connected with all major cities via roads like Chandigarh (110 kms), New Delhi (390 kms), Jammu (485kms) and Dehradun (230).
Nearest airport of Shimla is Chandigarh (115 kms).
Railways leading to Shimla are linked with Kalka from there one can reach Shimla by toy train or may hire private cabs and can access by Himachal roadways.
Exploring Himachal is quite amazing experience for wanderlust enthusiasts, the up and down valleys, gurgling rivers, lush green Himalaya, and panoramic views pull interests of tourists all around the world. Shimla and nearby places are the most seeking destinations amongst the top attractions in Himalaya’s. Places like Kufri, Chail, Solan and Kasauli are adjacent to Shimla.
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