This famous tourist attraction is a large open space in the middle of the city from where you can view the peaks of lofty mountains. Neo-Gothic structure of Christ Church and the new-Tudor library is also very popular among the tourists.
This is the most important tourist destination of Shimla. People come here for shopping. It also has a restaurant, the Gaiety Theatre, which is a replica of an old British theatre are some of the major attraction of the place. Lakkar Bazaar near to the Ridge is also famous for its wood crafts and souvenirs.
Kali Bari Temple
It is said that the Goddess Shayamla is enshrined in this temple.
Jakhoo Temple (2.5 Km) 2455 m
It is an ancient "Lord Hanuman" temple. You can hire pony or taxi to reach this temple.
State Meuseum (3 Km)
The Ancient Historical Sculptors and paintings of Himachal Pradesh are kept here. The Visiting hours are from 10 AM to 5 PM. It remains closed on Monday and holidays.
Indian Institute of Advanced Studies (4 km) 1983 m
This splendid English renaissance structure was formerly Viceregal Lodge. Entry is by ticket.
Summer Hill (7 Km) 1983 m
A quaint hill stops on Shimla-Kalka Railway line. Mahatma Gandhi also lived in the elegant Georgian House of Raj Kumari Amrit Kaur. HP University is located here.
Chadwick Falls (7 Km) 1586 m
The place is surrounded by lush green forests. About 45 minutes walk from Summer Hill Chowk.
Sankat Mochan (7 Km) 1975 m
It is famous "Lord Hanuman" temple.The place can be visited by Bus/Taxi.
Narkanda (60 Km) 2708 m
On the India-Tibet road, Narkanda is situated which offers fantastic views of the snow ranges. A trekking through Deodar woods leads to Hatu Peak (8 Km) which has an ancient temple of Hatu Mata. HPTDC has Hotel Hatu here.
Rampur (140 Km) 924 m
Rampur is situated on the Hindustan Tibet Road on the banks of river Satluj. It was once the capital of the Princely State of Bushahr. It is a Big Commercial Centre and famous International Lavi fare is held in every November. Dumgir Buddhist Temple, Padam Palace, Raghunath Temple, Ayodhya temple and Narsingh Temple are famous attraction of the place. HPTDC has a tourist Complex and air conditioned Café here.
Sarahan (176 Km) 1950 m
Located on Hindustan Tibet Road the place offers spectacular view of Srikhand range.It has a majestic Bhimkali Temple.
Kharapathhar (85 Km) 2673 m
It is a famous religious shrine Giriganga.