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Tara Devi Temple – 6 Kms

Located atop a hill called Tara Parvat is the splendid Tara Devi Temple. With a serene landscape of lofty peaks, dense oak woods and clear skies, the temple is one of the must-visit tourist attractions.
The temple is believed to be 250 years old with the wooden idol brought all the way from West Bengal. The presiding deity of the temple is Goddess Tara, a goddess of the Tibetan Buddhists and one of Goddess Durga’s nine incarnations.
With quite a few temples in Shimla, Tara Devi seeks attention not only from the diligent devotees but also from admirers of fine architecture. Nestled in a serene atmosphere, the temple exudes peaceful vibes that let the devotees connect to their souls and find solace in their mere existence. The temple surely cannot be missed on your trip to Shimla!

Vice regal Lodge and Institute of Advance Studies – 12 Km

A major trace of colonial history of India, Indian Institute of Advanced Studies was originally built as a residence for the then Viceroy of India, Lord Dufferin. At that time, it was known as the Viceregal Lodge that had electricity connection even before the rest of Shimla knew what electricity was.
After the independence, it served as the summer retreat for the country’s President and came to be known as the Rashtrapati Niwas. In 1965, Dr. Radhakrishnan established the Indian Institute of Advanced Studies for the advancement of art and humanities in India.
It is also the iconic building where the decision to create Pakistan and East Pakistan out of India was taken. Rich historical background and classic English architecture make the institute a popular tourist attraction in Shimla.

Shimla Mall Road – 15 Km

Chadwick Falls – 14 Km

White cascading beauty nestled among the dense woods of pine and deodar are the Chadwick Falls. This particular attraction is a treat for the eyes as it falls beautifully down the gorge. The falls take a dive from a height of 86 metres creating a real painting out of nature.
Chadwick Falls is one of the most popular tourist attractions in Shimla, Himachal Pradesh inviting all the nature enthusiasts to this state of mountains, meadows, waterfalls and streams.

The Ridge Shimla – 15 Km

The Ridge Shimla is a scenic pedestrian promenade located in the center of Shimla. Situated along the Mall Road, this tourist attraction is the best hangout place in Shimla. With restaurants, trendy cafes and bars lining the Ridge, it serves as a social hub for travelers.
It connects all the major tourist attractions of the town such as Mall Road, Jakhoo Temple, Kali Bari Temple and Annadale among a few others. The Ridge also connects the Mall Road with the Scandal Point.

Kufri – 30 Km

Located at a distance of around 15 km from the city centre is the hill station of Kufri. It has earned its title as the ‘Winter sports capital of India’ because of the regular snowfall experienced in this hill town during winters. Various winter sports such as skiing and ice skating make Kufri one of the must-visit places in Shimla.
The adventure junkies find peace and thrill altogether in this mystical hill town filled with scenic snow-capped hills, dense cedar woods and green meadows. Tourists visit this hill town to indulge in the centuries-old activities of skiing and ice skating for adrenaline rush.

Himalayan Bird Park – 12 Km

Himalayan Bird Park is a popular tourist attraction located in Shimla, Himachal Pradesh. Spread over an area of four hectares, this bird park is home to a variety of bird species from the Himalayan region, including the colourful Himalayan monal, koklass pheasant, and kaleej pheasant.
The park is a paradise for bird enthusiasts, offering visitors a chance to observe these beautiful creatures up close. The park is well-maintained, with natural habitats created for each bird species. There is also a small museum in the park that provides information about the various bird species found in the region. The park also offers stunning views of the surrounding mountains, making it an ideal destination for nature lovers.

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