Viceregal Lodge, Shimla

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A trip to Viceregal Lodge allows you to examine some of the most evocative articles and photographs from the British rule in India. Completed in 1888, this historically significant building was built in the Jacobethan style by the British architect Henry Irwin. Visit the staterooms that show how the entire building has been transformed into a university complex, or walk through the immaculately maintained gardens that surround the former Indian viceroy's summer residence. A short walk west of the estate you'll find the summit of Observatory Hill, which provides panoramic views over the region. Choose to start, finish, or center your holiday on a trip to Viceregal Lodge by using our Shimla sightseeing tool .
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  • The building is one of the highlights in Shimla. In addition to the old English building there to admire also the wound beautiful landscaped park.
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  • The place is nice going back to British time. A nice heritage walk and view the beautiful building and small gardens in it.  more »
  • This was far more regal than the Chail palace. Has a nice history associated with it and garden in front and behind is definitely nice place for relaxing. Would advice for visit with kids.  more »
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