All about Shimla & City Guide
Shimla is a favorite tourist destination, covered by green meadows and guarded by snowy peaks it has a spectacular beauty. In British rule, it was capital of India during summer and was the capital of Punjab after 1947 when India became independent. After Himachal Pradesh came into existence in 1966 Shimla was declared the capital of Himachal Pradesh. It is also surrounded by few great tourist spots which must be visited along with it. Kufri, Mashobra, Wild Flower Hall and Fagu are nearby whereas Chail, Narkanda, Rampur and solan are little far. Full of green meadows, snowy peaks standing like guards, traditional lamp posts, wonderful country people and impact of British control gives a unique sensuous beauty and aesthetic value to Shimla. It has spectacular panoramic views all around covered with snowy hills which invoke tourist's attraction toward Shimla and tourists are compelled to visit the glorious Shimla hill station.
There are many tourist spots in Shimla which attract tourists here. The ridge, the mall, prospect hill, summer hill, Glenn, Annandale, Botanical Gardens, Viceregal Lodge and Himachal State museum are few of the prime attractions of Shimla. Jakhu Temple, Sankat Mochan, Tara Devi Temple, Kali Bari and Christ Church are few religious places at Shimla. Shimla town mainly consists of seven hills, four of which are in western Shimla, two are in the central where as one lies on the northwest of Shimla. Pahari is the vernacular of Shimla whereas people also speak English and Hindi language. This tourist guide of Shimla describes the complete details like hotels, transportation, main attractions, sightseeing, whether etc. which are helpful for tourists coming to Shimla and looking for a travel guide.