Scandal Point, Shimla

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Located at the junction of two main roads, Scandal Point encapsulates the essence of the city. Safe and free of traffic, the bustling urban area offers plenty to do. Spend your time browsing through the quaint shops and restaurants, taking memorable photos, and relaxing on the shaded benches. Ask around to learn about the legendary love story between the Maharaja and an English lady, which gave the area its name. Make Scandal Point a centerpiece of your Shimla vacation itinerary, and find what else is worth visiting using our Shimla tour itinerary planner.
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  • Set in the middle of the Mall it can't be missed. Historically an interesting story. Views from this point are very good  more »
  • Not much else to say really apart from the fact that there are great views from here in this spotless area which, if you have been travelling in India you will know is pretty rare!  more »
  • Scandal Point allegedly takes its name from a 19th Century event when a Maharaja is supposed to have eloped with one of the viceroy's daughters, the lovers meeting here before they fled. Is it true? W...  more »
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  • There are many benches for sitting at this place but monkeys would trouble you while sitting. This place has rain shelter but only has an umbrella in the centre. It has a very good view of whole shimla. The restaurants near this place serve the best food in the whole of shimla.
  • Nice place to stroll for an hour or so. Himalayas in the background and you can see some of the sights of the city from here. Some good restaurants around too.
  • Scandal Point is one of the famous points in Shimla. It is famous for it's 360 Degree view of the famous Shimla from the Mall Road Shimla.
  • There are many benches for sitting at this place but monkeys would trouble you while sitting. This place has rain shelter but only has an umbrella in the centre. It has a very good view of whole shimla. The restaurants near this place serve the best food in the whole of shimla.
  • Scandal point Mall road Shimla is a not so bad place to visit....

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A tourist destination since the days of the Raj, Shimla has plenty of accommodations to choose from, whatever your style and budget. Take a look along The Mall and The Ridge in the town center for the bulk of what's on offer, with everything from hostels to hotels available. Some particularly grand hotels take pride of place on the outskirts to the northeast and west, offering luxurious, large rooms, and extra facilities, such as pools, restaurants, and spas. These high-end options also provide extensive views of the Himalayan landscape.
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