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The summer capital during the British Raj,
today it is one of India's most popular Hill Resorts. Shimla is a
lovely, sprawling town, set among spectacular, cool hills, with plenty
of crumbling colonial charm. It has very good facilities, although
accommodation, particularly in the high season, is expensive.
Jhakoo Temple :
The temple is located on the highest point of Shimla. It is a beautiful drive upto the temple amidst thick deodar forests. The view is fabulous from the top. You have to be careful of the Monkeys, who often attack hand bags etc. in search of food.
Located 16 kms. from Shimla. It has lovely view of the Greater Himalayas. There is lot of snow in winters for Skiing. In summers you can look forward to pony or yak ride.
Vice Regal Lodge :
Built in 1884-88, the residence of the viceroy of India, is an aspiring example of British Raj Architecture.
22 kms. from Shimla. it host one of the oldest Golf Course of India set admist great Deodar Trees.
It is 43 kms. from Shimla. Formally, it was the summer capital of Maharaja Patiala. The place now has been converted into a Hotel. It also has one of the highest cricket ground of the world.