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An interesting building in Scottish baronial style. Only a few rooms are open to the public. These have photos and records of discussions around Indian independence. The gardens... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed September 2, 2015
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Cambridgeshire, United Kingdom
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26 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 2, 2015 NEW

An interesting building in Scottish baronial style. Only a few rooms are open to the public. These have photos and records of discussions around Indian independence. The gardens are spacious and well kept. In the former fire station there is a cafe with clean loos nearby.

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Springs, South Africa
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 1, 2015 NEW

Perhaps one of the most impressive and best kept of all the colonial buildings in India. Well worth a visit. Spend some time in the garden before being taken on a tour of four ground floor rooms reasonably well preserved in the period.

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Johannesburg, South Africa
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 1, 2015 NEW

Interesting exhibition, gardens and informative guide. It is walking distance from the hotel and a good experience.

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Bengaluru (Bangalore), India
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5 reviews
2 of 5 stars Reviewed August 23, 2015

The lodge is poorly maintained. Someone has to wait for 2-3 hours to get inside. The building looks to be in a poor state with minimal signs of maintenance.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 23, 2015

Must go for all 1) decent location.. Very calm and serene. 2) beautiful English architecture 3) loaded with Indian history

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Doha, Qatar
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 21, 2015

A must see destination, especially for history buffs. Impressive. Well maintained. Good guides. Highly recommended.

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New Delhi
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 15, 2015

A must visit when you are in or around Shimla. British royalty at its best.Excellent architecture and lots of things related to history of India.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 15, 2015

This place is awesome, you must visit it if you have been to shimla. This monument is memorandum of British empire.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 12, 2015

It's a very strong and old building and maintaining very well which located on the mall area center of shimla. Regards Taha Ansari

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New Delhi, India
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 11, 2015

A beautiful and grand old British building. The architecture is impressive. The burma teak wood interiors, the carved furniture, the history associated with the building all make it worth the visit.

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