Historical Places to See in Shimla
Historical Places to See in Shimla

The Ridge

AddressThe Ridge Shimla, Himachal Pradesh 171001 https://maps.google.com/?q=The+Ridge%2C+Shimla%2C+Himachal+Pradesh+171001&ftid=0x39057893779e2ddf:0x426141fd83302704
Average Time To Spend2-3 Hours
BriefLocated in the heart of the 'British Summer Capital' - Shimla, The Ridge is a wide open street located on the side of mall road.
Distance From Other Place1.1 KM from Jakhu temple ,7.4 KM from Dorje Drak Monestary
ExtraThe road is lined with cafes, bars, boutiques, shops and restaurants attracting the huge crowd that visit the famous Mall Road
FactsThe Ridge has everything, from shops selling some exclusive artifacts to the spectacular view of the snow-capped mountain ranges set against an orangish hued sky
Opening Hours8.00 AM-6.00 PM
People Love For PlaceBeautiful view from the ridge, good place to sit and relax, excellent view of the mountains, unique location
Ticket PriceFree
TipsThe best time to visit is from April to August and December to January
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Scandal Point

AddressScandal Point Shimla, Himachal Pradesh 171001 https://maps.google.com/?q=Scandal+Point%2C+Shimla%2C+Himachal+Pradesh+171001&ftid=0x390578933815bc53:0x68ea04c392351e11
Average Time To Spend2-3 Hours
BriefScandal Point is the intersection between The Mall and The Ridge. This is the point where the end of the Mall Road joins the Ridge.
Distance From Other Place2.7 KM from Army Heritage Museum, 6.1 KM from Christ church
ExtraScandal Point is surrounded by numerous shops and restaurants. One can also enjoy horse-riding around the area, or can simply relax amid the soaring Himalayas while admiring the mesmerizing views.
FactsScandal Point is a name wrapped in mystery. One legend suggests that the controversial name comes from the scandal caused by the elopement of the Maharaja of Patiala, Bhupinder Singh with the daughter of the British Viceroy.
Opening Hours6.00 AM-8.00 PM
People Love For PlaceClose to the cafes, great views of the valley, good for horse riding and taking photographs
Ticket PriceFree
TipsDon’t forget to take your camera or handy cam with you as the place offers a view point for some captivating scenery of the hills around Shimla.
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