Mall Road and Ridge @ Shimla, Himachal Pradesh

Mall 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.


Most of the major hotels, restaurants, recreation centres are situated on The Mall. The Mall was constructed by the British, and xrecautions were taken to make sure that the road does not gets adversely affected. One such stepx was to ban entry of vehicles on the road. All the colonial structures are situated on The Mall.


Tow Hall : The recently renovated Municipal Corporation building of Shimla adds to the surrounding architecture of the pre-independence era.


This Building is preserved in its original form. The large steps and the entrance to this building is a common site for pictures depicting the Mall at Shimla.

Scandal Point: Scandal point is where the Mall road joins the ridge road...
The highest point on The Mall, Scandal point is the end of Mall Road. One can have the views of valley and mountain peaks from this point. Scandal point is always full of tourists, due to its scenic location. The name Scandal arises from the deeds of Maharaj of Patiala, who dared the Britishers by kidnapping the daughter of the then Viceroy-of-India from this point. A statue of Lala Lajpat Rai, an eminent freedom fighter of India, is installed here.

Mall Road view from Scandal Point ... There are some benched for tourists to sit...

Open area front Town Hall @ Mall Road, Shimla

Same place in early mroning...

Gaiety Theater @ Mall Road,Shimla: Many popular film personalities have performed on its stage. Today, the Gaiety is primarily known for its social club. Schools in Shimla use this theater for performing arts, The theater has been renovated with the original structure untouched to keep its heritage preserved while making it more attractive.

Himachal Sprots Complex on Mall Road...

Church on @ Ridge, Shimla : The Christ Church is the second oldest church in North India. The huge colonial monument is a classic example of British art of church construction.

Ridge View @ Shimla

Boys playing Cricket on Ridge in early morning

Sunrise time @ Ridge, Shimla

Road which connects Ridge with Mall Road... You can see back side of Town hall in the left...

Church view from Mall Road...


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