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Address: Shimla, India
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Nice Historic Place

Must visit when one is in Shimla...this place has an historical importance as well..woodeen interiors are very good.

4 of 5 starsReviewed 2 days ago
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Must visit when one is in Shimla...this place has an historical importance as well..woodeen interiors are very good.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Nice place to see but take out sufficient time to visit as in tourist season too much waiting is there. And please beware of monkeys as this place has lot of monkeys and try to snatch stuff from the visitors. Please do take care of your little ones.

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Mumbai (Bombay), India
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

We were in Shimla only for a day and decided to visit this place.It has an awesome architecture.Lawns are well maintained. There are multiple historical pics and letters.I think Shimla pact was signed here. This was Rastrapati Niwas before Delhi and also residence of Viceroy of India. Recommended.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago NEW via mobile

This is a nice place to visit. We were driving so had to park outside the main entrance as there is no parking inside. They charge a nominal parking fee of I think ₹ 20 or ₹30. One then has to walk about 400 meters - the walk is a bit uphill but on motorable road (only drops are allowed... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Looking at this place, first thing that strikes me is " I wouldn't mind giving our municipal contracts to britishers". The place looks a real gem and shows you how to differentiate between a construction and an art. 1. Place is serene and has a sense of positivity around. 2. Great for a lovely walk with your better half into... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Great place for history lover also for Architecture lovers. Awesome construction with view, walking distance from Shimla.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

One of the must visit places in Shimla. Its a beautiful tranquil place where one can easily spend half a day. A guided tour gives you a brilliant perspective about the various historical events. There is a problem with parking as the driver has to pay an entry fee every time it comes to drop you off or pick you... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Good place to see for people who are interested in history. They have the table where the Shimla Agreement was signed and the guides fancily show it. great wood work done, but some parts of the building are closed now as it is now a property of the center of Advaced studies now. If you are a chatter-box, not recommended... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Very Very well constructed place. Its always a place to visit if you are in shimla or nearby its really the best.

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New Delhi, India
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

It is an amazing place to be, a place where it seems u are in different country, I will recommend all if u come to Shimla please visit this place for sure !!!!

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