Gaiety Heritage Cultural Complex, Shimla

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See history come alive on stage at Gaiety Heritage Cultural Complex, one of the last of its kind in the world. Built in gothic style, this theater offers an unforgettable experience, teaching you about history and Indo British culture through plays, exhibitions, or recitals. Experience the combination of excellent acoustics and attractive architecture, which creates an amazing effect. Visit the photo gallery in the complex and see what the theater looked like in the previous century. A visit to Gaiety Heritage Cultural Complex represents just the start of the adventure when you use our Shimla trip builder app to plot your vacation.
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  • Gaiety Heritage Cultural Complex is a Gothic Victorian style theater. There are an exhibition/display of old black and white photographs which is remarkable.  more »
  • We particularly enjoyed getting on stage and performing - there was noone else in the theatre when we were there! Sadly no official performances were on that week either but if you are going I would d...  more »
  • Very Worth visit to Gaiety Heritage Cultural Complex. Its a wonderful place. Simla visit will be incomplete without visiting here. The architecture is unbelievable. We cant take photos from inside. We...  more »
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  • The building is from British time. It has been renovated recently. The architecture is very fine and beautiful from both outside and inside. Painting exhibition is always displayed in upper storey of the building. One can buy copies of original paintings from there. In lower storey different exhibitions are frequently goes on.
  • We couldn't take the tour of Gaiety Theatre but went to see the art exhibition of Lalit Kala Academy. We absolutely enjoyed the place. The staff is very enthusiastic to show people around. They are also knowledgeable about the displays and would gladly show you the prints for your purchases. Their collection of prints is also impeccable. We ended up buying quite a few.
  • It's been rebuilt on old lines. Still has old stone masonry which is out of sync with new masonry and looks awful. Represents our colonial past. Best if the complex had been built on modern lines. Would have been more practical and good looking.
  • It's well maintained as from the Victorian era. Theatre at a time when it's extincting. Limited seating gives a very pleasant experience.
  • Its a wonderful place. Simla visit will be incomplete without visiting here. The architecture is unbelievable. We cant take photos from inside. So you have to visit there your own.
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