These Sightseeing Places In Shimla Will Make Your Heart Skip A Beat

By Karishma Drabla
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You know what’s the best part about traveling? It is the profound experience that each one of us musters during our world travel. While every destination has its own specialties, Shimla seems to be a living embodiment of allurement.

The former summer capital of British Raj, Shimla is not only home to Paharis –people of hills but also to various breathtaking tourist attractions and places. If you have missed out considering any of these sightseeing places in your Shimla’s bucket list then do ensure you visit them for at least, once.

Here we go...

The Ridge

these sight seeing places in shimla will make your heart skip a beat

A visual delight located in the heart of Shimla, The Ridge is as important and any other place in the city. Known for connecting various hills like Jakhoo or Summer Hill, this place is a pure hub for the festivities like Summer Festival and other cultural events hosted by the city government. The snow-wrapped Ridge offers the prolific view that will always be etched in your heart forever and ever. Do make it a point to visit this romantic place while in Shimla.

Jakhoo Temple

these sight seeing places in shimla will make your heart skip a beat

Situated at the height of 8000ft, this ancient temple promises to offer bird’s-eye view of the beautiful city Shimla along with the surrounding Shivalik ranges. Stroll down the mall road, shop at the centers and walk your way and mark your way along the thick pine trees to reach Jakhoo Temple and with that, refresh your day effortlessly. Temple is dedicated to the humble follower of Lord Ram carries the longest idol i.e. 108-feet tall idol of Lord Hanuman. This temple is certainly a real feast for all religious people.

Christ Church

these sight seeing places in shimla will make your heart skip a beat

The second oldest church in North India, Christ Church is one of the must-visit places in the fantasy-filled city Shimla. This glorious monument is located on the famous Mall Road and tends to be a unique gift to reminiscent the old era. This neo-Gothic church is a perfect combination of pure devotion and architectural beauty and reminds all of its viewers about the British Colonisation in India. Spend some time over here and gain some fortitude and patience.

Summer Hill

these sight seeing places in shimla will make your heart skip a beat

Thinking how people in 1960s used to experience the love in their lives? Well, Summer Hill is an ideal place to rekindle the romance with your spouse. Being one of the seven hills of Shimla and based on the Kalka-Shimla railway line, Summer Hill allows all the visitors enjoy the breath-taking view of snow-draped mountains along with the lush greenery in the background. It is believed that Mahatma Gandhi Ji used to visit this lovely suburb during his visit to Shimla.

Kufri

these sight seeing places in shimla will make your heart skip a beat

Only 16 Km away from Shimla town and based at height of approx 8,600 ft, Kufri is a dream-come-true destination for all who always wish to be a place serving an enchanting fairyland kinda ambiance. Kufri is known to awaken the adventure bug in everyone as all the enthralling rides and adventurous sports. Even one can experience enriched wild species over here. The highest point at the top of Kufri, Mahasu Peak is a must visit place if you are a true nature and snow lover.

Annandale

these sight seeing places in shimla will make your heart skip a beat

Call it Shimla’s own Scotland! Yea, being one of the romantic places in the city, Annandale tends to bring back all your lovely memories back in your minds. People swear by this place and all thanks go to beautiful landscapes that this place throws in. Described as a famous playground of the city, this place also holds a pretty cafe for all those foodies who wish to relish good food with great ambiance. Nourish your body and soul by visiting this place.

Mashobra

these sight seeing places in shimla will make your heart skip a beat

Mashobra is one of the compelling picnic spots located just 13km away from the central Shimla. Encompassing several other spots within, this place is sure to give you adrenaline rushes while feasting your eyes with the Himalayan Ranges in the backdrop. Feel fresh, rich and unwind yourself with the flawless beauty and experience the best of nature by staying it at this place for a night. Truly, this offbeat destination could captivate anyone’s eyes befalling it with ease.

Naldehra

these sight seeing places in shimla will make your heart skip a beat

Naldehra is another beautiful hill-station tucked few kilometers away from Shimla and nestled between sky-high ranges of Himalayas. This place has a very well-known nine-hole golf-course which needs a membership for entry but you can walk away around and experience its surroundings with ease. Also, if you visit Shimla in June then do visit the annual Sipi fair held over here.

Chail

these sight seeing places in shimla will make your heart skip a beat

Popular for its cricket pitch, Chail is another such place that you must not dare to miss on your Shimla itinerary. Dwell yourself in the quest of varied bird species and enjoy the trekking in the deep forests. Along with that, there is also Chail palace known for its architectural charm and beauty. This is a pure haven luring travelers who need an escape from daily lives.

Beat the heat with your stay in Shimla and plan out your itinerary!
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