Popular Historical places to visit in Shimla

Here's a list of Popular Historical places to visit in Shimla recommended by our experts:

From taking a dip in the beautiful lakes and natural springs at Chadwick Falls, going on a rejuvenating stroll among plantations verdant with pine, rhododendron and deodar, to dinners with the best views of the snow-clad Himalayas, and plenty of promise for adventure, Shimla has so much to offer. Located at about 2400 metres above sea level in the south west range of the Himalayas, Shimla is one of the most popular holiday destinations with a range of cultural attractions for the whole family. Here is a definitive list of the popular historical places to visit in Shimla:

Shimla State Museum

Shimla State Museum

Museum in Shimla
HoneymoonHistory

State Museum in Shimla is the right place if you want to learn more about the history and culture of Himachal Pradesh. Located at the Mall road this colonial ...

Uruswati Himalayan Folk Art Museum

Uruswati Himalayan Folk Art Museum

Museum in Kullu
MuseumsArt And CultureHistory

The museum was titled with a new name "Urusvati", meaning "Light of the morning star" in Sanskrit, in the year 1993. Dedicated to the Russian folk art, the ...

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Shimla Glen

Shimla Glen

Place to Visit in Shimla
NatureYouthHoneymoonWeekends

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 Ice Skating Club

Shimla Ice Skating Club

Activity Place in Shimla
AdventureYouthHoneymoonWeekends

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 ...

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 ...

Scandal Point

Scandal Point

Place to Visit in Shimla
KidsYouthHoneymoonFriends

Any one visiting the city is bound to come to this place and feel the mysterious vibes of the long forgotten stories. In the young rebellious love between ...

Mashobra

Mashobra

Mountain in Shimla
NatureYouthHoneymoonSkiing

A very beautiful and mesmerizing place. Mashobra is located in Shimla .Mashobra is one of those destinations in India where the climate remains pleasant all ...

Rashtrapati Niwas

Rashtrapati Niwas

Place to Visit in Shimla
YouthWeekendsHistoryEducation

The Viceregal Lodge, also known as Rashtrapati Niwas is located on the Observatory Hills of Shimla, Himachal Pradesh. It was formerly the residence of the ...

Padam Palace

Padam Palace

Place to Visit in Shimla
KidsYouthCastles/PalacesWeekends

Padam Palace, better known as Rampur palace is one of the most well maintained palaces of Himachal Pradesh. Padam Palace is a huge, with well laid out gardens, ...

Shimla Trek To Churdhar

Shimla Trek To Churdhar

Activity Place in Shimla
HoneymoonWeekendsHikingHills

Churdhar is the highest peak in southern Himachal. The peak is crowned by a temple of a local deity Shirgul. It remains covered with snow most of the time of ...

Heritage Walk Of Shimla

Heritage Walk Of Shimla

Things to do in Shimla
AdventureNatureYouthWeekends

Heritage Walks in Shimla are the best way to explore the town on foot. Walk through the Lanes & Trails of this British Himalayan Town and know about the stories...