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10 Best Tourist Places to visit in Shimla in 2020
10 January, 2020      Tuerism
  1. Fagu, Shimla
  2. Fagu Valley 1

    Located at 2450 meters above sea level, Fagu is the ideal destination for relaxing in Shimla and joining the tranquility of the verdant valleys and silent villages.

    Generally, this place is covered by clouds, hence it is called Fagu, which means Fog. The green trees and mountains around the place make you feel near nature. The small cliffs and green valley render Fagu a perfect photography destination.

    Visiting Hours : 09:00 AM – 07:00 PM

    Entry Fee : No Entry Fee
  3. Lakkar Bazaar, Shimla
  4. Lakkar Bazar 1
    Sumita Roy Dutta [CC BY-SA 4.0], via Wikimedia Commons

    Located in the past of Mall Road, Lakkar Bazaar is the fortune of classic things. Lakkad Bazaar is one of the popular shopping places famous for its decorative wood materials.

    Visiting Hours : 09:00 AM – 07:00 PM

    Entry Fee : No Entry Fee
  5. Scandal Point, Shimla
  6. Scandal Point 1
    Biswarup Ganguly [CC BY 3.0], via Wikimedia Commons

    One of the must-visit tourist attractions, The Scandal Point of Shimla is surrounded by beautiful hill ranges. There are also several nice restaurants and shops at Scandal Point in Shimla. At the crossroads is the statue of Indian freedom fighter Lala Lajpat Rai.

    Visiting Hours : 06:00 AM – 08:00 PM

    Entry Fee : No Entry Fee
  7. Himachal State Museum, Shimla
  8. Himachal Museum 1

    Himachal State Museum is one of Shimla’s popular tourist attractions and preserves the northern state history and offers an opportunity to understand the cultural heritage of the specific period.

    The State Museum is divided into five major galleries, known as Pre-Historic Gallery, Wood Carving Gallery, Wall Painting Gallery, Archeology Gallery, and Numismatic Gallery. The State Museum was opened in 1974 and is located 2.5 kilometers west of Scandal Point.

    Visiting Hours : 10:00 AM – 05:00 PM
    (Closed on Monday)

    Entry Fee : INR 20 for Indians
    INR 100 for Foreigners

    (Camera Fee)
    INR 50 for Indians
    INR 100 for Foreigners
  9. Green Valley, Shimla
  10. Green Valley 1

    The Green Valley of Shimla is surrounded by green mountains on all sides that are covered with thick forests of pine besides deodar. A lot of tourists use Green Valley as a stopover to relax and experience the landscape valleys and mountains.

    Some Yaks walking and wandering in the valley are not unusual to see.

    Visiting Hours : 06:00 AM – 06:00 PM

    Entry Fee : No Entry Fee
  11. Jakhu Temple, Shimla
  12. Jakhoo Temple 1
    Minaxi choudhary [CC BY-SA 3.0], via Wikimedia Commons

    The Jakhu Temple in Shimla is an ancient temple dedicated to the Hanuman Hindu deity. Jakhu Temple is situated on Jakhoo Hill, Shimla’s highest peak, at a height of 2,455 meters above sea level.

    According to the Ramayana, Hanuman stopped at the spot to rest while looking for the Sanjivni Booti to revive Lakshmana. The statue of a giant Hanuman, 108 feet high, was unveiled at Jakhu Hanuman Temple on 4 November 2010.

    Visiting Hours : 05:00 AM - 09:00 PM

    Entry Fee : No Entry Fee
  13. Christ Church, Shimla
  14. Shimla Christ Church 1

    Christ Church of Shimla is one of the oldest churches in North India and was built by the British in 1857 and laid the foundation stone in 1884 by Bishop Daniel Wilson.

    The church building was built in the Neo-Gothic architectural style. The Grand Library, built-in 1910 by James Ransome, is located right next to the Christ Church. The royal form of the church and its splendid location make it a major attraction in Shimla.

    Visiting Hours : 08:00 AM – 06:00 PM

    Entry Fee : No Entry Fee
  15. The Ridge, Shimla
  16. The Ridge 1
    ShashankSharma2511 [CC BY 3.0], via Wikimedia Commons

    Ridge Road is a large open space located on the side of Mall Road, which is the famous shopping center of Shimla. The ridge gives an outstanding view of mountain ranges enclosed in the beauty of nature. The Ridge is the city’s social center as well as its marketplace.

    Three monuments have been installed on the Ridge: the Mahatma Gandhi, Indira Gandhi & YS. Parmar, Himachal Pradesh’s first prime minister.

    The Ridge links the Mall road on the western side of the Scandal Point and offers a panoramic view of Shimla’s snowy mountains. The Ridge is also known for its church built in the 1850s.

    Visiting Hours : 08:00 AM – 06:00 PM

    Entry Fee : No Entry Fee
  17. Kalka Shimla Toy Train, Shimla
  18. Kalka Shimla Railway 1

    The historic Kalka Shimla Toy Train is included in the UNESCO World Heritage List. The railway, built by the British in 1903 to reach Shimla’s summer capital, offers the most beautiful train journey in India.

    Kalka and Shimla are situated in the northern mountainous state of Himachal Pradesh, just north of Chandigarh.

    Visiting Hours : -

    Entry Fee : -
  19. Mall Road, Shimla
  20. Mall Road Shimla 2

    Built during British colonial rule, Mall Road is the main street in Shimla. You can immerse yourself in the majesty of these glorious hills on Mall Street. Mall Road is also famous for its colorful and vibrant Himachali caps all around the World.

    At the Scandal Point, the Mall road is linked to the Ridge, where a statue of the nationalist leader Lala Lajpat Rai was installed. Mall Road has many showrooms, restaurants, department stores, shops, and cafes.

    Himachal Emporium offers Himachal Pradesh handicraft products like pottery, jewelry, and woolen cloth.

    Visiting Hours : 09:00 AM – 09:00 PM

    Entry Fee : No Entry Fee

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