The Ridge, Shimla

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Stroll down The Ridge, a huge walkway running alongside Mall Road, a famous shopping center. The west end of the walkway joins with this major road, with the east end housing a bazaar filled with wooden crafts. In between, the walkway abounds with shops, food vendors, and landmarks. Keep your eyes peeled for a 19th-century neo-Gothic church and an early 20th-century library. You can also locate three statues of important local figures: Mahatma Gandhi, Indira Gandhi, and Dr. Y.S. Parmar, the first chief minister of Himachal Pradesh. Make The Ridge a centerpiece of your Shimla vacation itinerary, and find what else is worth visiting using our Shimla trip planning site .
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  • The ridge has a good view, albeit only on a clear day. You can see better views from other areas in Shimla so don't go out of your way to get a tour here!  more »
  • It was truelly unforgettable experience when we went to see the Ridge. There we saw amazing sunset, the sun was melting like ice cream into the lap of Himalayas.  more »
  • This church is at The mall Shimla on Ridge. This church looks so beautiful at night and when you enter Shimla you will see The Church in the Top of the Hill Shining . The view is so mesmerizing that i...  more »

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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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