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  • Kalka Shimla Railway

    Kalka Shimla Railway

    Experience an enchanting journey by boarding the UNESCO recognised Kalka Shimla Railway! Connecting the history-rich town of Kalka with India's finest hill station- Shimla, this route offers some of the most breathtaking sights of the country.

    The route, which measures 96 km in length, was laid by the British ...

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  • Naldehra Golf Course

    Naldehra Golf Course

    The scenic Naldehra Golf Course, which bears resemblance to the Scottish links courses, is located about 22 km from Shimla. Measuring 4285 yards, this Par 68 course boasts of 18 holes, 16 greens and 18 tees. Established in the early 1900s, under the supervision of the former viceroy of India, ...

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  • Kamna Devi Temple

    Kamna Devi Temple

    Nestled amidst breathtaking mountainous surroundings atop the Prospect Hill, Kamna Devi Temple is approximately 6 km away from the hill station of Shimla. Perched at an elevation of about 2150 m above sea level, the temple is within walking distance from Boileauganj on Shimla–Bilaspur Road.

    The presiding deity of ...

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  • Tara Devi Temple

    Tara Devi Temple

    Located amidst picturesque environs on Shimla-Kalka Highway, Tara Devi Temple is a prominent place of religious importance. Nestled atop the Tara Parvat, this temple is approximately 15 km away from the hill station of Shimla. It is a 250-year-old temple of Maa Bhagwati Tara Devi - a form of Goddess ...

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  • Indian Institute of Advanced Study

    Indian Institute of Advanced Study

    A residential centre for higher education, the Indian Institute of Advanced Study (IIAS), is located on Observatory hill – one of the seven hills of Shimla. Formed in 1964, this institute was formally inaugurated by Dr. S. Radhakrishnan – the former President of India on 20th October 1965.

    The ...

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  • Mahamaya Temple

    Mahamaya Temple

    Mahamaya Temple is an ancient place of worship, located on the top of a hill in Sundernagar near Shimla. Dedicated to the Hindu Goddess Mahamaya, who is known as the goddess of mothers, this religious edifice is visited by countless devotees every year. Painted in mystic red, this shrine rests ...

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  • Christ Church

    Christ Church

    Christ Church is the second oldest Roman Catholic Shrine in North India and the oldest in Shimla. Col. J. T. Boileau initiated the construction of the shrine in 1844, which was completed in 1846. The cathedral was consecrated on 10th January 1857 by Bishop Wilson of Calcutta.

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  • Jubbal Palace

    Jubbal Palace

    Lovers of history and architecture will love to visit the beautiful Jubbal Palace. It nestles approximately 7000 feet above the sea level, amidst rolling hills that are covered with dense forests of pine and cedar.

    Located favourably on Raj Bhawan Road, this heritage site is just 5.8 km away ...

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  • Rothney Castle

    Rothney Castle

    Rothney Castle was the abode of A.O. Hume, a British Civil Servant and the founder of Indian National Congress. Earlier posted in Etawah (Uttar Pradesh), Hume shifted to Shimla during the Revolt of 1857. He spent many thousand pounds and employed a European gardener to convert the house into a ...

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