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Indian Institute of Advanced Study, Shimla

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Take a visit to a time when Britain ruled in India at Indian Institute of Advanced Study. The campus and all of its buildings remain from the time of the British occupation, providing a great way to see the architecture and art from the time period. Take a stroll around the gardens and observe the buildings from the outside, then head into the museum section to admire a collection of artifacts and art from the past several centuries. Add Indian Institute of Advanced Study and other attractions to your Shimla trip itinerary using our Shimla travel itinerary maker.
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  • It's an excellent place. The viceroys bungalow which is now converted into the institute is very well maintained with old furniture and old photographs. There is a guide also to give us information ab...  more »
  • Beautiful view from outside the building. Perfect for photos. Great historical importance of post independent period. Decision of India Pakistan partition and draft was first discussed in side the pre...  more »
  • This place has it all history, nature, cleanliness, recreation, you name it. Take a novel along with you and spend some time in the gardens , peaceful experience  more »
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  • The hill derives its name from Observatory House which was built in 1840 by Captain J. T. Boileau. First electric lighting place of shimla
  • One of the places to visit in Shimla. Elegant building which has been made into a museum worth going if you love history. Also in the backyard there are gardens and other places to see. Totally worth going if you visit Shimla
  • This is simply beautiful. The architecture is magnificent as well as the overall ambience of the place. The official tour can be better as they show you a very limited amount of the building from inside but still, it is immensely beautiful and the atmosphere outside, in its gardens, is generally peaceful.
  • Amazing experience. Great guided tour inside. Amazing botanical garden
  • The best place ever visited a must visit for every one visiting shimla , I has a great historical importance and its located on the observatory hill of shimla thus the scenic beauty is wonderful