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Situated above 2213m Shimla, the largest hill city in India and formerly the largest in the world, is the capital of Himachal Pradesh. To the tourists it images itself as the Hill Queen of irresistible charm. With a dry refreshing breeze drifting along the calm azure, Shimla on a wide half-moon shaped ridge12kms to the N-West of the Himalayas, is exactly surrounded by soothing natural scenes.

Jakhoo Hill

Situated 2 km from Shimla, Jakhoo Hill is the highest peak in the entire hill station offers scenic view of the city and snow capped Himalayan Mountains. The 8000 feet Jakhoo Hill is a famous tourist attraction that is visited by nature lovers and pilgrims as well.


The Ridge

At the center of the town is The Shimla Ridge, which offers spectacular views of the mountain peaks of the land. The Ridge is a spacious open space that runs from east to west along the Mall, which is yet another famous tourist destination.


The Shimla State Museum

The Shimla State Museum is situated at the top of Mount Pleasant. Also known as Himachal State Museum and Library, it was built in the year 1974. It was constructed to preserve the cultural richness of the state and to record its rich past.


Summer Hill

Summer Hill is also called as Potter’s Hill. In the past, this was where potters used to gather clay to make pots. At a height of 1283 meter above sea level, Summer Hill offers spectacular views of the valley and the greenery around.


Daranghati Sanctuary

Located 150 kms from Shimla, Daranghati Sanctuary spread over 167.40 km, is one of the most important tourist attractions. It is in the upper area of Shimla. It was a hunting reserve in the past for Rampur Bushahr royal family.


Indian Institute Of Advanced Study

The Indian Institute of Advanced Study is housed in the famous Viceregal Lodge situated on top of the Observatory Hill. Viceregal Lodge is also called Rashtrapati Niwas. The building was constructed between 1880 and 1888 during British reign.



Annandale, also referred to as Annadale, is one of the star attractions of Shimla. It is around 4 kms from the Ridge. This flat terrain was once the playground for the British, who played cricket and polo here.


Naldehra And Shaily Peak

Naldehra is a picturesque hill station at 2044 m altitude above sea level. The irresistible natural richness made Lord Curzon establish a golf course here. Dense deodar trees and stunning greenery create magic in the atmosphere.


Chadwick Falls

Situated 7 kms from Shimla and falling from an altitude of 1586 meters, Chadwick Falls is amongst the major attractions in the land. It is also easily accessible from Summer Hill. If you love walking, you will find the 45-minute walk to Chadwick Falls from Summer Hill to be enchanting.