Shimla Christ Church, Shimla

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#1 of 17 in Historic Sites in Shimla
Built in the 19th century to serve the area's British community, Shimla Christ Church features an unmistakable neo-Gothic style, with stained glass windows and one of the oldest pipe organs on the Indian subcontinent. The church's white facade stands out brightly in the sunlight and lights up during the night, so there's no chance you'll miss it while touring the area. Put Shimla Christ Church on your schedule, and learn what else deserves a visit by using our Shimla vacation planner.
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  • August 16, 2017
    This church adds to beauty of shimla. Its very beatiful. Its located in the heart of the city. Must visit.  more »
  • August 13, 2017
    Located on the Ridge only, good place to align oneself with the Christian Heritage. One of the oldest places of Shimla.  more »
  • August 9, 2017
    An excellent place to sit for a few minutes & relax. The architecture is great, but the atmosphere soothing. Must visit, even if its for a few minutes.  more »
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  • July 11, 2017
    160 year old church. situated in the center of the city. very calm and peaceful. Nice place to pray.
  • May 7, 2017
    We stayed just behind the Christ Church. Every Night of our stay we will roam around the Church. Its a wonderful place where you wont be bore. I has the Best time spending every Night for an Hour.
  • May 8, 2017
    It's Historical place. Last Sunday I visited there it's very beautiful and awesome church with some old memories. Many people's are come here from others country's. I like it most..
  • July 10, 2017
    Photogenic location, tourist place , shimla's symbol also shown in the Bollywood film "bang bang "
  • June 20, 2017
    Incredible Place...! My dream to have a click in front of the Church on the Ridge has accomplished.

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Where to stay in Shimla

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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