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Shimla is a holiday and travel destination packed with variety. There's always something new to discover and explore its spectacular countryside. Shimla also is a convenient base for variety of adventure sports such as Skiing, Trekking, Fishing and Golfing etc. Situated in the north-west Himalayas, Shimla is the capital of Himachal Pradesh. Spread across 12 kms along a ridge that overlooks terraced hillsides and cultivations, Shimla is magnificently robed in dense forests of oak and pine, fur and rhododendron, and it is best to travel here on the slow train from Kalka.

History of Shimla
Shimla (also spelt as 'Simla') derives its name from goddess 'Shayamla Devi', which is another manifestation of Goddess Kali. The capital of Himachal Pradesh came into light when the British discovered it in 1819. Till then, it was a part of the Nepalese kingdom. In 1864 Shimla was declared as the summer capital of India. After Independence, Shimla became the capital of Punjab and was later named the capital of Himachal Pradesh. In 1903 a rail line was constructed between Kalka and Shimla.

Climate of Shimla
Situated in the North-West Himalayas, the climate of Shimla varies from a maximum of 10-11 degrees in winter to a maximum of 25-26 degrees in summers. In spring we see flowers of all kinds, both wild and cultivated, smiling in each garden. Winter in Shimla becomes a frost glistening silent city.

Places of Interest in and around Shimla
The Ridge
This large open space in the heart of town presents excellent views of the mountain ranges. Shimla's landmarks - the neo-Gothic structure of Christ Church and the neo-Tudor library building are here.

Lakkar Bazaar
Lakkar Bazaar, Shimla, IndiaPopular for its wood crafts and souvenirs, this is just off the Ridge.

Jakhoo Hill
At 2455 m., this is the town's highest peak and a vantage point for Shimla's famous views. The summit is crowned with a temple dedicated to Lord Hanuman. The hill is full of paths and narrow roads which are enjoyable walks.

St. Micheal's Cathedral
This dressed - stone church with fine stained glass has a cruciform design. It is located just off the Mall, below the District Courts.

State Museum
This houses a representative collection of Himachal Pradesh's rich heritage exhibits include archaeological artifacts, carvings, paintings and sculptures. Closed on Tuesdays and holidays.
Indian Institute of Advanced Study
Adventure and Fishing in Himachal Pradesh, IndiaAt 1983 m, this magnificent English renaissance structure was the former Viceregal Lodge. Its lawns and woodland and added attractions. Entry by ticket nominal charge). A portion of the interior is also open to the public, except on Sundays and Holidays.

The Glen
At 1830 m, this is a thickly wooded ravine through which a stream flows. It is a popular picnic spot.

Adventure and fishing
There are numerous walks within and close to Shimla. And there are many soft to medium treks that can use Shimla as the base. Some treks are to Shalipeak, to the Kullu Valley over the Jalori pass or the Bashleo pass, Shimla to Chail, Shimla to Tattapani. angling for trout can be done on the river Pabbar, near Rohru.

Shopping in Shimla
There is an enormous range of goods that Shimla has to offer. This includes handicrafts, wood and metalwork, shawls, pullovers, local tweeds, caps, Tibetan carpets and pickles, jams and squashes.
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