Main places to visit in Shimla Town



Here are some main attractions within Shimla Town.

Toy-Train A tour from Kalka to Shimla is just amazing. The toy train twists its way gradually through the hills up to the alpine, approaching of the demeaning Himalayas. Through the way some of the awesome views of the landscape can be cherished at Kushalya River, Koti, Barog, Kanoh, Jabli 1,240 meters above sea level.

Posted by Ripple (VJ) : Main places to visit in Shimla Town: Kalka Simla Toy Train has about 7 coaches that can accommodate least 200 passengers in a single trip. The rail route indeed, possesses 107 tunnels but the train passes through 103 tunnels, big and small. The toy trains cross the longest tunnel at Barog in 3 minutes. Besides the Barog tunnel, other 3 big tunnels on this route are Koti - 2,276 feet, Taradevi - 1,615 feet and Tunnel no. 103 - 1,135 feet.

Long Wait time of Shimla-Kalka Toy Train gives enough time to appriciate the beauty of Himachal Pradesh: Posted by VJ on PHOTO JOURNEY @ www.travellingcamera.com : VJ, ripple, Vijay Kumar Sharma, ripple4photography, Frozen Moments, photographs, Photography, ripple (VJ), VJ, Ripple (VJ) Photography, VJ-Photography, Capture Present for Future, Freeze Present for Future, ripple (VJ) Photographs , VJ Photographs, Ripple (VJ) Photography : Longest wait time @ Sonwara Station : Its a beautiful place.. train stopped here for 40 minutes and I went up the hill to see other surrounding areas... There were beautiful fields with yellow mustard flowers... I came back after 25 minutes and spent 15 minutes watching people activites at railway station.. 
Kalka Simla Toy Train has about 7 coaches that can accommodate least 200 passengers in a single trip. The rail route indeed, possesses 107 tunnels but the train passes through 103 tunnels, big and small. The toy trains cross the longest tunnel at Barog in 3 minutes. Besides the Barog tunnel, other 3 big tunnels on this route are Koti - 2,276 feet, Taradevi - 1,615 feet and Tunnel no. 103 - 1,135 feet.

Posted by Ripple (VJ) : Main places to visit in Shimla Town: The Guinness Book on 'Rail Facts and Feats' included Kalka-Shimla Railway as the greatest narrow gauge engineering achievement in India.  If you don't have much time to afford complete journey from Kalka to Shimla, I recommend a short journey from Shimla to Taradevi...**Train passing through Tunnel at Summerhill**

The Guinness Book on 'Rail Facts and Feats' included Kalka-Shimla Railway as the greatest narrow gauge engineering achievement in India.

If you don't have much time to afford complete journey from Kalka to Shimla, I recommend a short journey from Shimla to Taradevi...

Posted by Ripple (VJ) : Main places to visit in Shimla Town: Toy-Train waiting for passengers @ Tutoo station, ShimlaToy-Train waiting for passengers @ Tutoo station, Shimla

THE RIDGE The Ridge road is a large open space, located in the heart of Shimla, the capital city of Himachal Pradesh, India. It runs east to west alongside the Mall Road, and joins it at the Scandal point on the west side. On the east side, the Ridge road leads to Lakkar Bazaar, a wooden crafts market. The Ridge houses a large water reservoir which acts as the main supply of Shimla town
Posted by Ripple (VJ) : Main places to visit in Shimla Town: The Ridge road is a large open space, located in the heart of Shimla, the capital city of Himachal Pradesh, India. It runs east to west alongside the Mall Road, and joins it at the Scandal point on the west side. On the east side, the Ridge road leads to Lakkar Bazaar, a wooden crafts market. The Ridge houses a large water reservoir which acts as the main supply of Shimla town**Ridge View**

Posted by Ripple (VJ) : Main places to visit in Shimla Town: Church @ Ridge, Shimla**Church @ Ridge, Shimla**

MALL ROADMall Road in Shimla, is a place which cannot be left untouched by any visitor. The lifeline of Shimla, Mall road, is the main tourist attraction in the town. Mall is the centre of Shimla's bustling social life.

Posted by Ripple (VJ) : Main places to visit in Shimla Town: Mall Road view in early morning**Mall Road view in early morning**

Posted by Ripple (VJ) : Main places to visit in Shimla Town: View from Sunset Point @ Mall Road**View from Sunset Point @ Mall Road**


LAKKAR BAZAR: Lakkar Bazaar is a marketplace adjoining the Ridge in Shimla, India. Shops offer wooden articles targeted mainly towards tourists. There is also a roller skating rink in Lakkar Bazaar. The state hospital known as Indira Gandhi Medical College and hospital is also adjoining to Lakkar Bazaar.

Posted by Ripple (VJ) : Main places to visit in Shimla Town: Lakkar Bazar view in early morning**Lakkar Bazar view in early morning**

VICEREGAL LODGE:The building that houses the Institute was originally built as a home for Lord Dufferin, Viceroy of India from 1884 - 1888 and was called the Viceregal Lodge.[2] It housed all the subsequent viceroys and governor generals of India. It occupied the Observatory Hill, one of the seven hills that Shimla is built upon.

Posted by Ripple (VJ) : Main places to visit in Shimla Town: Viceregal Lodge, Shimla**Viceregal Lodge**

Posted by Ripple (VJ) : Main places to visit in Shimla Town: Side view of Viceregal Lodge, Shimla** Side view of Viceregal Lodge**

BIRD'S SANCTUARY:There is a small small place near Viceregal Lodge where you can find beautiful birds. Monal is main attraction of this place.

Posted by Ripple (VJ) : Main places to visit in Shimla Town: Bird's sanctuary near Viceregal Lodge, Shimla**Bird's sanctuary near Viceregal Lodge**

WALKABLE ROAD FROM MALL ROAD TO VICEREGAL LODGE:


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