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Wednesday, April 13, 2011

Shimla

Shimla is situated in the North-west Himalayas, Shimla is the Capital of Himachal Pradesh. It was once famous as the Summer Capital of "The Raj". Though evocative of a bygone era, it is today a thriving Capital of a State, famous for its snowcapped peaks, apples, pine forests, flowers and gentle smiling people.




Shimla mall road

Paragliding in Shimla

Snow covered Shimla

Shimla at night

Shimla ridge at night

Shimla covered with snow

Top view of Shimla

Shimla at Night

Shimla winter

People are enjoying snow on Ridge road Shimla
The Ridge road is also the venue for Summer festival, government functions and local celebrations during the New Year’s Eve. Prominent landmarks on the Ridge are a neo-Gothic structure of Church from 1844 and a tudorbethan styled library building built in 1910. There are at least three statues on the ridge; that of Mahatma Gandhi, Indira Gandhi, and founder of Himachal Pradesh Dr. Y.S. Parmar, the first chief minister of Himachal Pradesh.


Shimla Ridge
The Radisson Hotel Shimla
Ridge road without snow
Viceregal Lodge Rashtrapati Niwas Shimla

Train to shimla

Green hills of shimla

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