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Shimla Destination Guide

Explore Shimla in India.

Shimla in the region of Himachal Pradesh with it's 173,503 inhabitants is a place in India - some 171 mi (or 274 km) North of New Delhi, the country's capital city.

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Current time in Shimla is now 05:55 AM (Wednesday). The local timezone is named "Asia / Kolkata" with an UTC offset of 5.5 hours. Depending on your budget, these more prominent locations might be interesting for you: Lahore, Gujranwala, Srinagar, Seoni, New Delhi or Kasumpti. Since you are here already, make sure to check out Shimla, Shogi, Naldera, Mashobra, Mai Jubar and Bhukho. We saw some videos in the web. Scroll down to see the most favourite one or select the video collection in the navigation.

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Trip to shimla (punjabi version)

04:29 min ( December 09, 2008 by aashish6767)
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Trip to shimla (ISTC)

03:54 min ( December 04, 2008 by aashish6767)
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Shimla - the capital of Himachal Willa_a...

01:36 min ( February 18, 2011 by TripAdvisorTRIPWOW4)
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Shimla Himachal Pradesh India and surr...

02:38 min ( November 15, 2010 by TripAdvisorTRIPWOW)
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International Conference On Smart Systems & Communications

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Copy Of EB-5 Investors Fair | Get Your US Green Card | Shimla

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Interesting facts about this location

The Ridge, Shimla

The Ridge road is a large open space, located in the heart of Shimla, the capital city of Himachal Pradesh, India. It runs east to west alongside the Mall Road, and joins it at the Scandal Point on the west side. On the east side, The Ridge road leads to Lakkar Bazaar, a wooden crafts market. The Ridge houses a large water reservoir which acts as the main supply of Shimla town.

More reading: Wikipedia Article
Located at 31.1, 77.17 (Lat. / Lng.), less than 0 mi away.
Tags:Visitor attractions in Shimla

Rashtrapati Niwas

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 British Viceroy of India. It houses some of the most articles and photographs going back to the times of the British rule in India. The Viceregal Lodge was designed by British architect Henry Irwin and built in the Jacobethan style during the regime of Lord Dufferin. Its construction started in 1880 and was completed in 1888.

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Located at 31.1, 77.17 (Lat. / Lng.), less than 2 mi away.
Tags:Buildings and structures in Shimla, Government Houses of the British Empire and Commonwealth, Houses completed in 1888, Official residences in India

Himachal Pradesh University

Himachal Pradesh University (or simply HPU) (Hindi: हिमाचल प्रदेश विश्वविद्यालय) is a public non-profit university located nearly 5 km away from the town of Summer Hill, in the vicinity of the Indian Institute of Advanced Study. It is wholly financed by the Government of Himachal Pradesh and the University Grants Commission, New Delhi.

More reading: Himachal Pradesh University homepage
Located at 31.1, 77.17 (Lat. / Lng.), less than 2 mi away.
Tags:Association of Commonwealth Universities, Education in Himachal Pradesh, Education in Shimla, Educational institutions established in 1970, Himachal Pradesh University, Universities and colleges in Himachal Pradesh


Jutogh is a cantonment town in Shimla district in the Indian state of Himachal Pradesh. Pritpal Singh (Raju) & Sachin Puri (International Pastry Chef) also known as Rapper SUCHA FREAK were born in Jutogh Cantt. Jutogh cantonment was established in the year 1843 Cantonment Board, Jutogh is a statutory body constituted under the Cantonments Act, 2006.

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Located at 31.1, 77.17 (Lat. / Lng.), less than 3 mi away.
Tags:Cities and towns in Shimla district, Shimla

Kufri, India

Kufri is a small hill station in Shimla district of Himachal Pradesh state in India. It is located 13 km from the state capital Shimla on the National Highway No.22. The name Kufri is derived from the word "Kufr" meaning a lake in the local language. The highest point in the surrounding region, Kufri has a Himalayan Wild Life Zoo which hosts rare Antelopes, Felines and Birds including Himalayan Monal, the state bird of Himachal Pradesh.

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Located at 31.1, 77.17 (Lat. / Lng.), less than 5 mi away.
Tags:Cities and towns in Shimla district, Hill stations in India, Shimla, Ski areas and resorts in India