Best Viewpoints in Shimla

Here's a list of Best Viewpoints in Shimla recommended by our experts:

Located at about 2400 metres above sea level in the south west range of the Himalayas, Shimla is one of the most visited tourist destinations in India. With beautiful views of the deep and wooded forests and all its natural beauty splendour, the capital city of Himachal Pradesh was once a favourite summer retreat for the British. Incredibly famous for its unparalleled natural beauty and scenic terrains, Shimla is also home to many exquisite architectural marvels built during the time of British rule. The palaces and places of worship such as temples and churches are a testimony to the rich culture of the place and heritage of India. Shimla is a hill station cherished by everyone visiting. Jakhoo is the highest peak of Shimla at 2455 m above sea level, and it has the most magnificent views of Shimla. Jakhoo Hill is a must-visit on your trip to Shimla. Take in the incredible lookout over the snow-clad Himalayas, an entire forest of plantations of pine, deodar and rhododendron. We have drawn up a list of the best viewpoints in Shimla, for a memorable holiday:

Jakhoo Hill

Jakhoo Hill

Mountain in Shimla
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The most attractive aspect about this temple is the 108 feet tall statue of Lord Hanuman that adds to the sacred environment of the temple. Legend has it that ...

Summer Hill

Summer Hill

Place to Visit in Shimla
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Summer Hill is suburb in Shimla, the state capital of Himachal Pradesh at a height of 2,123 meters. It is situated on a hill, 5 km west to the Shimla Ridge, and...

Anadale

Anadale

Place to Visit in Shimla
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Annandale, a historic playground, is a favourite spot for cricket and the princely game of polo. Located at a distance of 4 kilometres from the Ridge, the ...

The Ridge And Mall Road

The Ridge And Mall Road

Place to Visit in Shimla
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The Ridge and Mall Road are packed with restaurants and shops. The Mall road is located a level below the ridge.The Ridge road is a large open space, located in...

Kufri

Kufri

Place to Visit in Shimla
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Kufri is also a heaven for nature enthusiasts and wildlife lovers as the Himalayan Nature Park is situated on the outskirts of the town. It is especially ...

Chail

Chail

Place to Visit in Shimla
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Chail was essentially a sleepy little mountain village set in a beautiful locale till the 19th century. Its transformation began in 1893, when the Maharaja ...

Chadwick Falls

Chadwick Falls

Waterfall in Shimla
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Chadwick fall is surrounded by beautiful thick green forest from all its site.Being here makes a feeling as if you are in the lap of nature.The standing woods ...

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Shimla Glen

Shimla Glen

Place to Visit in Shimla
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Glen is a popular picnic spot around 4 km from Shimla. The place is surrounded by pine and deodar trees, with greenery and rolling slopes making it an enjoyable...

Shimla Water Catchment Sanctuary

Shimla Water Catchment Sanctuary

Wildlife Park in Shimla

Shimla Water Catchment Sanctuary is today the source of water supply in all of Shimla. It is one of the most secluded areas in Shimla spreading over an ...

Shimla Ice Skating Club

Shimla Ice Skating Club

Activity Place in Shimla
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Ice skating is possible in Shimla from November to March, though Kufri and Chail on the outskirts of town offer better options. Ice skating is popular in the ...