Shimla, the land of hills is home for churches and temples. It's beauty attracts the tourists the most. This destination catches the eyes of travelers with different adventurous activities like Ice Skating, Toy Train Ride, Rafting etc. Apart from these fun activities, one can enjoy the views of moun

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Best place to visit in Shimla and things to do

Since during monsoon, there is heavy rainfall and possibilities of landslides, one should avoid going during that time. Summers are pleasant and perfect for trekking, camping and rafting. However, if you wish to play in snow then winters around December to February are fit to go. One must visit this place during winters as it is at its best during this season. Blanket of snow covering mountains makes it a flattering sightseeing.


To reach this place, Kolka railway station is the nearest railhead connecting Shimla to neighbouring cities. It is situated at a distance of around 96km from Delhi. There are several number of trains available from the capital of India.


There are a lot of places which attract tourists in Shimla. The Ridge, located on Mall road is a point where travelers come and make themselves at peace by looking around the views of surrounding area. For beautiful and flattering landscape views one can also visit Kufri, which is only 13km away from main town.


Mall Road, located in the heart of Shimla is full of shops, cafes, clubs and restaurants. This market is known for its woollen clothes and handicraft work.


Himachal state museum is on the Mall road and has collection of ancient coins, paintings and other craft items. The library with more than 10,000 books and magazines is the main point of attraction in this museum.


Jakhu Temple is at the Shivalik hill ranges on Jakhoo Hill which is the highest point in Shimla. It is known because it has the world's largest Hanuman statue which is visible from almost every part of Shimla.


For foodies there are cafes which can't be ignored while talking about specialities of Shimla. Mall road buzzed with restaurants, cafes and shops is a hault to calm your hunger.