Top 10 places to visit in Shimla

March 04,2021

Shimla is one of the most famous tourist destinations in India. It is an ideal spot for weekend getaway for north Indians. It is covered with snow- clad mountains, old- world architecture and unlimited tourists adventures. You will see many attractions there and we have listed top 10 best tourists’ attractions or places to visit.

The Ridge

The Ridge is the most attractive tourist destination among all. It is easily connected to all other tourist places in Shimla like Mall Road, Jakhoo hill, Kalibari temple, etc. and the Christ Church. The Ridge is the major landmark. The Ridge is famous for hub for culture activities of Shimla. The most famous festival is held at Ridge in the Summer Festival. It is held during the month of April and May. Ridge is perfect for shopping, dining and enjoying the night life.

Mall Road

In Shimla, Mall Road is one of the most popular Tourist destinations. It attracts many tourists. If you visit you can’t miss to roam at Mall. It is ideal for shopping & sightseeing. You can shop for a variety of items here. You can also find wood handicraft words. In the evening you can see the dazzling light and you observe the beautiful night lightings.

Christ Church

Christ Church is the Second oldest Church. It was built in 1857 in Neo-Gothic style of architecture. It is located on the Ridge. The Christ Church is one of the famous landmarks in Shimla. While the Church looks awesome during the day and it turns into a delightful of sight at night.

Kali Bari Temple

Kali Bari Temple is very old temple. It was built in 1845; its architecture is very beautiful. As per the name we had known that the temple is dedicated to Goddess Kali. The local her known a Goddess Shyamla & Shimla was delivered its name from Goddess Shyamla.

Jakhoo Hill and Temple

Jakhoo temple is another popular spot in Shimla. It is situated at the Shimla’s highest peak at the height of 8000ft. above the sea level. Jakhoo hill is at the location of ancient Hanuman temple that has world’s largest statue of 180ft. It attracts tourists. According to the pre-locals this is the Spot where Lord Hanuman had rested for a while during his journey to bring sanjeevani Booti for Lakshman. The temple is covered with hills and pine trees.

Tara Devi temple

Tara Devi temple is about 250 years old. It was built around 1766 A.D. it is situated at the height of 7200 ft. above sea level. It is one of the most visited temples. The hill is called Tara Parvat where it is located at. You can’t miss visiting there.

Kalka-Shimla Toy Train

Kalka- Shimla Toy train ride offers a mesmerizing view of the surrounding hills and villages. While you are travelling through this toy train journey you will see the number of tourist destinations like Solan, Dharampur, Summer Hill, Sarogra, Tara Devi and Barog. During this ride you will go through 103 tunnels, 800 bridges, 20 stations, and about 900 breathtaking turns.

Johnnie’s Wax museum

Johnnie’s wax museum is a new museum located near willow banks in Shimla. It is one of the ten interesting places to visit in Shimla. In his museum you will get to see the statues of Mahatma Gandhi, Michael Jackson, James Bond, Harry Potter, Salman Khan, Amir Khan and even Iron Man. These all the statues are made up of wax and those all looks real. You will never forget what you saw, it will be unforgettable.

Green valley

Green valley is a breathtaking natural view near Shimla. It is popular among tourists. It is covered with all over the mountains and rich-green trees of pine and deodar, the valley is covered with all over greenery. It is the best place for capturing pictures. Some of the Bollywood movies are shot here.

Himalayan’s Bird Park

Himalayan’s Bird Park is the most popular tourist spots in Shimla. It is the most loved place especially for tourists and especially by nature lovers. You will find many bird species those are exotic and endangered species. There are Peacocks, Pheasants, and Himalayan Monals as well. It is also famous for rare plants and trees.