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Thursday, April 9, 2020

PLACES TO VISIT IN SHIMLA FOR YOUR NEXT TRIP


Snow covered mountains, breathtaking lakes, pleasant climate, and alluring greenery –Shimla offers everything one can ask for. Popularly known as the queen of hill stations, the city and the places nearby never cease to amaze with their endearing beauty. There is this magic in Shimla’s air that makes everyone fall in love with it. With such wide range of attractions and famous places, Shimla is definitely one of the most visited tourist destinations in India. So, before we enrich you with the places to visit in Shimla—and a few around Shimla, here a few essentials:

Christ Church, Shimla Tourist Places
Shimla can be visited all through the year. Shimla in May stays pleasant throughout the summers. Starting from April, Shimla in May and onwards offers perfect environs to explore the outdoors. However, winters cherish visit worthy snowfalls, and monsoons bring out the lush misty character of the green hills. One of the best places to visit in Shimla is the Summer hill – a picturesque township is located 5 km from the famous ridge of Shimla. This hill is carpeted by rich greenery that offers breathtaking views from the top. Summer hill is also a part of the 7 hills that make this escape one of the best visiting places in Shimla and its beauty is sure to leave you overwhelmed.
Built by the British, IIAS is primarily the summer retreat of Indian President. It was passed on to the nation by the then president – Dr. Radhakrishnan as an institute to promotes advances studies in humanities and arts in India. The building is a classical architectural design with a proficient fireproofing system. A visit to the institute is actually a walk through the modern Indian history, which is why it is among the best places to visit in Shimla. Annandale has to be on the list of places to visit in Shimla. This place was home to a number of adventure sports during the British rule including racing.
However, now, this place is just perfect for all the golf lovers out there as the racecourse has been converted to a mini golf course, which also serves as a helipad and offers incredibly beautiful sceneries of its meadows. Believed to be the highest peak in Shimla, this hill is 8000 feet high and is a major tourist attraction in Shimla. This temple is a heaven for all the nature lovers and pilgrims who come to visit the historic 108 feet tall Hanuman statue at the Jakhoo temple. It is almost a short trek for adventure seekers which makes it one of the best places to visit in Shimla in February.