Destination of the Week: Shimla

Jan 21 2014, 12:57 IST
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The former summer capital of British India, Shimla is known for its picturesque scenery and pleasant climate. The former summer capital of British India, Shimla is known for its picturesque scenery and pleasant climate.
SummaryShimla is known for its picturesque scenery and pleasant climate.

The former summer capital of British India, Shimla is known for its picturesque scenery and pleasant climate. The Mall, the main shopping street in Shimla, is a hub of activities with its many restaurants, clubs, bars and banks. Winter is the period when the whole city of Shimla is draped in a thin blanket of snow which attracts many travel enthusiasts. About 23 km is away is the 18-hole Naldehra Golf Club, present at an altitude of 2,200 meters. Kufri is a small hill station located just 13 km from the state capital.

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