Capital of Himachal Pradesh, Shimla is one of the most popular tourist destinations in India. A place of peace and pleasure, it is surrounded by charming green valleys, snow-capped Himalayan mountain ranges, and natural hills. Shimla’s tourism is pleasant as the city provides many beautiful places to visit.
UNESCO World Heritage Site, the Kalka Shimla Railway Line is also a major tourist attraction in the city. In addition to being a destination of visitors, the region is also an educational hub with several colleges and research institutions.
Christ Church, The Ridge, Sankat Mochan, Jakhu Temple, The Mall Road, Indian Institute of Advanced Studies and Himachal State Museum are some of the popular tourist attractions of the city.
The Mall Road along with Lakkar Bazar, Tibetan Bazaar, and Lower Bazaar, is one of the most popular shopping destinations in the city. It is home to many sacred temples. The most famous of these is the Jakhu Temple and this temple is dedicated to Lord Hanuman. Shawls of Shimla are known for their finest quality.
Shimla has a variety of restaurants that serve various cuisines like North Indian, South Indian, Chinese, Continental, etc. Most of the restaurants in Shimla are affordable, comfortable, atmospheric and provide good multi-cuisine food.