Shimla, India

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Description

Shimla or Simla is the capital of the state of Himachal Pradesh in India. It is a very popular holiday-retreat during the summer months and is well known for its Victorian architecture, which is reflected in certain areas of the Mall and The Ridge. It is also a famous holiday spot for honeymoon. There are quite a few theories regarding the origin of the word Shimla. Locals insist that the name originates from Shyamali Devi, a re-incarnation of the fearsome Goddess Kali.

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Accommodations in Shimla

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Hotel Prestige

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Top Things to Do in Shimla

Viceregal Lodge

Architectural Building

Indian Institute of Advanced Study

Educational Site

Kalka - Shimla Railway

Scenic Railroad

Jakhu Temple

Architectural Building

The Ridge

Landmark

Gaiety Heritage Cultural Complex

Educational Site

The Mall

Landmark

Shimla Christ Church

Church

Baragaon

Landmark

Chadwick Falls

Waterfall

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