Religious Places in Shimla
Religious Places in Shimla

Tara Devi Temple

AddressTara Devi Temple NH.22, Kachi Ghati, Bagh, Shimla, Himachal Pradesh 171001 https://maps.google.com/?cid=1640847426913253385
Average Time To Spend1 Hour
BriefWidely known for its spiritual and heritage value, the Tara Devi temple is believed to be built around 250 years back
Distance From Other Place12 KM from Sankat Mochan Temple, 24 KM from Jakhu temple
ExtraPerched at the top of Tarav Parvat, the lush green environs dominate the aura of the Tara Devi temple.
FactsThe attractive part about the temple is its seclusion in the serene and beautiful environment of Shimla
Opening Hours7.00 AM-6.30 PM
People Love For PlaceNice religious place with Calm and serene environment. Clean temple, nice route for trekking
Ticket PriceFree
Time For PujaMangal aarti- 8.00 AM, bhog aarti-12.00 PM ,shayana aarti-5.00 PM ,bhog-5.30 PM
TipsAnything made with leather is not allowed inside the Temple.
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Jakhu Temple

AddressJakhu Temple Jakhu Temple Park, Jakhu, Shimla, Himachal Pradesh 171001 https://maps.google.com/?cid=105442272317023633
Average Time To Spend1-2 Hours
BriefJakhu Temple is a majestic temple and dedicated to Lord Hanuman
Distance From Other Place8.5 KM from Army Museum, 9.8 KM from Indian Institute of Advanced study
ExtraSituated on the top of the beautiful Jakhu hill at an altitude of 2455 meters above the sea level it is surrounded by forest
FactsThe scenic view that surrounds this beautiful temple of India is absolutely breath taking and splendid.
Opening Hours7.00 AM-8.00 PM
People Love For PlacePeaceful place with a small well maintained park
Ticket PriceFree
Time For Puja6.00 AM, 7.00 PM
TipsBeware of the monkeys here as they are known to snatch away any free hanging objects from people
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Kali Bari Temple

AddressKali Bari Temple, Shimla Mall Rd, Kali Bari, Shimla, Himachal Pradesh 171001 096615 26256 https://maps.google.com/?cid=14591722270271506021
Average Time To Spend1-2 Hours
BriefCirca-1845 hilltop temple accessible by stairs & popular for picturesque mountain views.
Distance From Other Place7.8 KM from the ridge, 2.4 KM from Scandal Point
ExtraThis majestic temple was built in the year 1845 and it is from the name of the Goddess Shyamala that Shimla derives its name.
FactsIt is set amidst the lush green forests of Shimla and offers a magnificent view of the Himalayas, and this is the reason why tourists love to explore this stunning hilltop.
Opening Hours6.00 AM-7.00 PM
People Love For PlaceVery pleasant temple. Sunset view is amazing, Lodging facilities are also available
Ticket PriceFree
Time For PujaEvening aarti- 7.00 PM
TipsThe temple is located on a hilltop. Although the climb isn't exhausting, tourists may want to reconsider visiting the temple if they have physical/medical issues
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Christ Church

AddressChrist Church Shimla Hotel Ridge View, Ridge To US Club, Lakkar Bazar, Shimla, Himachal Pradesh 171001 0177 265 2953 https://maps.google.com/?cid=1181787408617286800
Average Time To Spend1 Hour
BriefChrist Church, Shimla, is the second oldest church in North India, after St John's Church in Meerut.
Distance From Other Place6.8 KM from scandal point, 1.5 KM from Johnnie wax museum
ExtraAs it is located at the most prominent road of Shimla, The Ridge, it has become an important landmark in the city
FactsBuilt in Neo-Gothic style of architecture, it took nearly thirteen years to construct it. The stained glass windows over the altar and the clock were placed in 1860.
Opening Hours8.00 AM-6.00 PM
People Love For PlaceBeautiful church, calming ambiance, excellent place to sit and relax
Ticket PriceFree
Time For Puja12 Noon
TipsVisitors are allowed between 9 AM and 6 PM on all days except Mondays and there is a lunch break between 1 PM and 3 PM.
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Sankat Mochan Temple

AddressSankat Mochan Temple Bagh, Taradevi, Himachal Pradesh 171010 094508 85611 https://maps.google.com/?cid=11414072950523936375
Average Time To Spend1 Hour
BriefPopular Hindu temple complex in a picturesque setting known for its views & tranquil atmosphere.
Distance From Other Place8.1 KM from Johnnie wax museum,5 KM from Viceregal lodge
ExtraThe temple is located in the midst of lush green trees just below National Highway 22.
FactsThe Sankat Mochan Temple houses the idols of Lord Shiva, Lord Rama and Lord Ganesha in separate complexes along with Lord Hanuman in the main temple.
Opening Hours6:30 am – 8:00 pm 7:00 am – 6:30 pm (Winter)
People Love For PlacePeaceful place with great view, Extremely clean temple, beautiful architecture
Ticket PriceFree
Time For Puja6.00 AM, 7.00 PM
TipsThe temple management offer free food and Prasad to devotees by Langar every Sunday during whole year.
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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 Hour
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
Time For PujaN/A
TipsDon’t forget to take your camera or handycam with you as the place offers a view point for some captivating scenery of the hills around Shimla.
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Dorje Drak Monastery

AddressDorje Drak Monastery (Thupten Dorje Drak Aewam Chokgar Choekhor Namgyal Ling) Unnamed Road, Kasumpti Colony, Panthaghati, Shimla, Himachal Pradesh 171009 0177 262 1375 https://maps.google.com/?cid=4876738131366744166
Average Time To Spend2 Hour
BriefDorje Drak Monestary is a beautiful Buddhist monastery that displays the prevalence of Tibetan culture in the state.
Distance From Other Place9.5 KM from Himalayan Bird Park, 6.9 KM from Johnnie Wax museum
ExtraDorje Drak monastery is being run by the Tibetan exiles who have been in India since 1960s.
FactsAlso known as Thubetan Evam Dorje Drak, this monastery follows the Nyingma tradition, one of the ancient schools of Tibetan Buddhism.
Opening Hours10.00 AM-5.00 PM
People Love For PlaceGreat place for those who want to be away from urban din and madness,perfect Tibetan architecture
Ticket PriceFree
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TipsBe careful with the monkeys, Shimla and Kufri as the land of Hanuman monkeys everywhere in Shimla
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