The Ridge Shimla

Shimla is the capital and largest city of the northern Indian state of Himachal Pradesh. The ridge Shimla is a large and open space in the center of the city, from which you can see a beautiful view of the mountain ranges. The example of New Gothic architecture that has become the hallmark of Shimla is Christ Church, the building of the New-Tudor Library, Kali Bari Temple and Scandal Point are its major tourist attractions. There are also many cafes, bars, boutiques, shops and restaurants which attract huge crowds to visit. Major occasions in Shimla city are held at The Ridge venue like famous summer festival, ice skating and lots of other fair & festivals.

Himachal Tourism Ashiana and Goofa Restaurant, Daulat Singh Park and statues of Mahatma Gandhi and Indira Gandhi are major attractions of the ridge. The lakkar bazaar is also nearby to the ridge. Traditional attire is available here for photography. You can also enjoy horse ride on the ridge

Best Time to Visit Shimla

You can be visited anytime of the year in Shimla ridge, every season has different fun here. It is more pleasant in summer, there is a lot of heat in different places of the country, in such a situation it is the best place to celebrate the holidays. Snowfall can be enjoyed here during the cold winter. While in the rainy season this hill station covers itself with a sheet of greenery.

How to Reach The Ridge Shimla

The best way to reach the Ridge Shimla is by the lift which connects the cart road with the mall road. There is a huge parking near the lift where you can park your vehicle and take lift to reach the mall road. The ridge is just 500 meters from the lift. Vehicles are not allowed on the mall road and lift so you will have to do all the sight seeing on foot.

Best hotels on the Ridge Shimla

Hotel Sangeet

Hotels located in and around the ridge include Hotel Mayur, Hotel Dreamland Hotel Sangeet, Hotel Willows Bank, Hotel Bridge View , Hotel Cosmos, Hotel Shingar, Hotel White, Hotel Combermere, to name a few


Content last updated in December 2019

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