Indian Cities: Shimla (Simla)- Himachal Pradesh

About:  Shimla (Simla)

Shimla - Hill Top HousesShimla is an important town from north India and famous for the Wooden craft, cool refreshing air, hills and ridges and British architect. City have an ancient temple of Goddess Kali and from this city name is derived as "Shyamala" means female with bluish appearance. Kalka to Simla train journey is added attraction for the tourists as there are over 100 tunnels on this six hours rail journey with many exciting curves. During the British rule city was the summer capital. 

How to reach Shimla (Simla)  by Train

Kalka junction connects the city with rest of India on rail map. Distance of just 96 km between Kalka and Simla is covered in about six hours by regular meter gauge trains running on the route. This is a thrilling experience and option of Rail car makes it more exciting one.

How to reach Shimla (Simla)  by Road

Simla have a good web of roads for all near by and major cities with sufficient number of buses to reach here comfortably.

How to reach Shimla (Simla)  by Air

City's is airport is at Jubbarhatti, 23 kms from city and have regular domestic flights.

Significant Tourist Attractions (spots) of Shimla (Simla)

Himachal State Museum & Library
Indian Institute Of Advanced Studies
The Mall [Shopping Center]
The Ridge
Viceregal Lodge & Botanical Garden


Shimla Leading Hotels



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