7 best places to visit in Shimla, Himachal Pradesh

To enjoy the timeless beauty of Shimla, you can visit the majestic snow-covered mountains, rich greenery, or the beautiful lakes.

Jakhoo Hill

Jakhoo Hill can be found 2 km away from Shimla. It is the highest peak of the entire hill station and provides stunning views over the city, snow-capped Himalayan Mountains

The Ridge

The Shimla Ridge lies in the centre of the town. It offers breathtaking views of the hills. The Mall, a famous tourist destination, is another famous tourist spot.

Mall Road

Mall Road is located right below The Ridge. It offers a view of Shimla's essence. It's filled with shops, cafes restaurants, book shops, and many other tourist attractions.

Indian Institute Of Advanced Study

The Viceregal Lodge on top of Observatory Hill houses the Indian Institute of Advanced Study. The British ruled between 1880-1888 built the building.

Summer Hill

Summer Hill is a picturesque town in the suburbs of Shimla. Also known as Potter's Hill. In the past, this is where potters used their clay to make pots.


Kufri is 17 kms from Shimla. The hill station can be found at 2510 m in the Himalayan foothills. This place delights both adventurers and nature enthusiasts.


Annandale (also known as Annadale) is one of Shimla's most famous attractions. It is about 4 kms away from the Ridge. This flat terrain was once a playground for the British.