Shimla – The summer Capital of British India

Shimla is the capital of the himalayan state Himachal Pradesh and was the summer capital of British India. The colonial buildings still adorn the city of shimla with the old iron lamp posts on the road sides. Shimla is home to a number of buildings that are styled in the Tudorbethan and neo-Gothic architectures dating from the colonial era, as well as multiple temples and churches. The colonial architecture and churches, the temples and the natural beauty of the city attract a large number of tourists. The major attractions include the Viceroy Lodge, the Christ Church, the Jakhoo Temple, the Mall Road and the Ridge, which together form the city centre.

The cool and pleasant weather of the hill town adds to its charm. It hosts visitors from round the globe. It is a paradise for honeymooners.

The star hotels in Shimla treat their guests royally and the guests are very happy with the hotel service.

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There are an ample range of hotels in Shimla catering to the likes of the rich and not so rich. Most of the accommodations in Shimla are centrally located so that you don’t have to try too hard in finding your staying option.

Apart from the luxury hotels, Shimla also has its fair share of inexpensive and cheap accommodation. These hotels in shimla provide a comfortable stay to their guests and the rooms have basic amenities. Most of them are centrally located close to the main market. There are also low priced resorts in Shimla.

There are several resorts in shimla that you can consider while on your visit to the beautiful hill station. These resorts in shimla are the epitome of luxury and they are good value for money. Today many people prefer staying in resorts than standard hotels as resorts are located away from the hustle and bustle of the city.

The resorts in shimla are set amidst calm and serene surroundings and from the hotel room window you can see the snow clad mountains as well as the lush green forests. Some resorts also have apple orchards in the vicinity. And you can avail of the additional services such as spa and sauna.

 

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