Things to Do In Shimla 

A Popular Hill Station is Capital City of the State of Himachal Pradesh in northern India. There are plenty of things to do in Shimla due to its historical presence. In addition to being former Summer Capital in British India, the city has Also been capital city of Punjab post-independence time. Apart from its political importance, the city is also home to various monuments as part of its heritage presence. All above put together, the city attracts lot of visitors / travelers from around the world and therefore making it a famous tourist Place along with other places of attractions in Himachal Pradesh. Whether its summer or winter people visit this place throughout the year as they get a chance to beat the head in Summer time and get a chance to experience snow in Winter Time.

1. Experience Kalka – Shimla Rail:

Once your are in Shimla, You cannot miss this place. Experience one of the most popular railway routes in India and create a memory for Life Time.

What You Get:

  • First of all you become part of a World Heritage site.
  • In addition, mesmerize yourself with breathtaking views.

Read More about the World Heritage Site (Kalka Shimla Rail).

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2. Rashtrapati Niwas

Formerly the place was home to residence of British Viceroy of India. Later, It was residence of President of India. A trip to the place is a perfect start to your sight seeing in Shimla.

What You Get:

  • Glimpses of ancient architectural brilliance.
  • Historic Photographs and letters.

Read More about the Rashtrapati Niwas.

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3. The Ridge & Mall Road

The center of all attractions in Shimla is a large open space in addition to home to various governmental offices. A heartthrob place for all localities, an evening at this place will leave you speechless.

What You Get:

  • Lively Atmosphere, A Ride on the horse & a place full of shopping options.
  • Statues of Mahatma Gandhi, Indira Gandhi & Dr. Y. S Parmar.

Read More about The Ridge and Mall Road.

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4. Lakkar Bazaar

The Extension of the ridge, the place is famous for availability of wooden Crafts. In addition you can have the delicious food. Also you can enjoy roller skating rink.

What You Get:

  • Roller Skating rink and Meena Bazaar.
  • Shopping of Home decor materials.

Read More about The Lakkar Bazaar.

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5. Scandal Point

The place is situated at one corner of the ridge. In addition to being the confluence of the ridge and the Mall road, this place also holds historical importance.

What You Get:

  • Gateway to important places.
  • Tibetan Market.

Read More about The Scandal Point.

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6. The Christ Church

The Christ Church is at opposite corner to Scandal Point. Church was built in 1857 and find its place almost at every print / Social Media

What You Get:

  • Second Oldest Church in northern India.
  • Beautiful interiors and architecture.

Read More about The Christ Church.

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7. Army Heritage Museum

The Army Heritage museum is in Anadale is one of the most popular place in Shimla. It preserve and showcasse the glory of Indian Army.

What You Get:

  • History of Indian Army.
  • A Beautiful Picnic Spots.

Read More about The Army Heritage Museum and Anadale

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8. Shimla State Museum

Shimla State Museum is home to cultural heritage of Himachal Pradesh. The place showcase the ancient coins and photographs of Himachal Pradesh.

What You Get:

  • Glimpses of Culture of Himachal Pradesh.
  • Ancient coins and photographs.

Read More about The Shimla State Museum

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9. Himalayan Bird Park

Himalayan Bird Park is one of the places in Shimla which gives you access to Himalayan wildlife. It is home to some popular Himalayan Birds.

What You Get:

  • Rare Species of Himalayan Birds.
  • Scenic Beauty.

Read More about The Himalayan Bird Park

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10. Pilgrimage Places

Himachal is place to a number of pilgrimage places and Shimla is no different. Some time at these places will give you a sense of calmness while you can also have a look at beautiful scenic views. Some of them include Tara Devi Temple, Sankat Mochan Temple, Kali Bari temple and Jakhu Temple

What You Get:

  • Beautiful Architecture.
  • Scenic Beauty.

Read More about Popular Pilgrimage Places in Shimla.