Shimla Christ Church, Shimla

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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. Use our Shimla road trip site to add Shimla Christ Church and other attractions to your Shimla vacation plans.
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  • This is the church where the Viceroys worshipped and you can see their pews. Also of interest is the stained glass, designed by Rudyard Kipling's father!! Photos are not allowed but you can take some ...  more »
  • This iconic building is slowly getting into a dilapidated state and needs a proper facelift to maintain this heritage structure.  more »
  • Being from the UK we see churches all the time but to see one here looking like the ones back in the UK was nice. We could not go inside as it was closed which was a shame. The location of the church ...  more »
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  • 160 year old church. situated in the center of the city. very calm and peaceful. Nice place to pray.
  • 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.
  • 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..
  • Photogenic location, tourist place , shimla's symbol also shown in the Bollywood film "bang bang "
  • Incredible Place...! My dream to have a click in front of the Church on the Ridge has accomplished.

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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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