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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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  • Jakhu Temple

    Jakhu Temple

    Nestling atop Jhakhu Hill, the Jhakhu Temple is one of Shimla's popular places of religious importance. It is situated 2.5 km away from the ridge, at an elevation of 8000 ft above sea level. Tourists either can walk up to the temple from the ridge or can hire a pony ...

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  • Kali Bari Temple

    Kali Bari Temple

    Just one km away from Mall Road- the central hub of Shimla, the ancient Kali Bari Temple is a place worth visiting. Dedicated to Goddess Kali, who is also known as Devi Shyamala, this religious edifice is visited by countless devotees every year.

    It was built in the year ...

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  • Kogi Mata Temple

    Kogi Mata Temple

    Kogi Mata Temple is located in Kogi Village near Naldehra in Shimla. Dedicated to the Hindu Goddess – Kogi Maa, this religious edifice is one of the hill station's prominent places of worship. Hordes of devotees, from places near and far, visit the shrine to offer prayers. The hills covered ...

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  • Laxminarayan Temple

    Laxminarayan Temple

    Built by Raja Sahil Varman in the 10th century, Laxminarayan Temple is located around 80 km away from Shimla in Chamba town. This shrine houses six stone temples dedicated to the Hindu Gods – Shiva and Vishnu.

    Flaunting Shikhara style of architecture, this religious edifice features a Mandapa that ...

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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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  • Shoolini Temple

    Shoolini Temple

    Natural beauty embraces the ancient Shoolini Temple of Shimla. The presiding deity of this temple is Shoolini Mata – an incarnation of Goddess Durga. The district of Solan gets its name from Shoolini Devi.

    Throughout the year, thousands of tourists and devotees visit this shrine to offer prayers to ...

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  • Dorje Drag Monastery

    Dorje Drag Monastery

    Dorje Drag Monastery, also referred to as Thubetan Evam Dorje Drak, is a sacred Buddhist monastery. A symbol of Tibetan influence in Shimla, this monastery is visited by countless devotees and tourists every year.

    The monks meditating in the monastery is quite a sight to watch. The calm ambience ...

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  • St. Andrew's Church

    St. Andrew's Church

    St. Andrew's Church is situated on the convergence of Kali Bari Road and Mall Road. It lies close to the Indian Institute of Advanced Studies, and is easily accessible from any corner of the hill station.

    Made of red bricks, this prominent landmark is quite visible from distant places. ...

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  • St. Mary's Church

    St. Mary's Church

    St. Mary's Church is located at Kotgarh, around 74 km away from Shimla. Constructed in 1873, this wooden church has a quaint charm that attracts devotees as well as tourists.

    The graveyard within the church's premises is an enigma for onlookers. The path leading to the church, which passes ...

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  • Luturu Mahadev Temple

    Luturu Mahadev Temple

    Luturu Mahadev Temple, located around 4 km away from Solan district, is perched atop a lofty mountain. Raja of Bhagal constructed the beautiful Shikhara architectural style temple in the year 1621. Legend has it that Lord Shiva appeared in the king's dream and asked him to construct a temple on ...

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  • Lankra Veer Temple

    Lankra Veer Temple

    Lankra Veer Temple is nestled amidst forested hills in Kotkhai in Shimla, close to the Mahamai Temple. The use of white marble makes this temple look exquisite in appearance. The sound of temple bells, sight of fluttering temple flags and breathtaking surroundings collectively exude a divine energy. ...

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  • Mahamai Temple

    Mahamai Temple

    Mahamai Temple is an ancient shrine, located in Kiari village on Shimla-Jubbal Road. The shrine is dedicated to Goddess Mahamai - a form of Maa Lakshmi.

    It is built in exquisite Himachali architectural style with a pent roof and verandah. The temple walls are graced with beautiful wood carvings ...

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  • Sidh Baba Ka Mandir

    Sidh Baba Ka Mandir

    Sidh Baba Ka Mandir, dedicated to the Hindu saint named Sidh Baba, is a revered religious site in Chail. This shrine is located atop a hill, between Rajgarh and Pandhawa.

    There are many legends associated with the construction of this temple. According to one of these, Maharaja Bhupinder Singh ...

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