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Viceregal Lodge

Shimla, India
+91 88944 04523
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$600.00*
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Private 6-Day Shimla and Manali Tour From Delhi
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Shimla, India
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+91 88944 04523
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"guided tour"
in 205 reviews
"scottish baronial style"
in 18 reviews
"open to the public"
in 22 reviews
"three rooms"
in 17 reviews
"entrance hall"
in 17 reviews
"indian institute of advanced studies"
in 52 reviews
"beautiful building"
in 46 reviews
"fire station"
in 26 reviews
"inside the building"
in 41 reviews
"indian history"
in 39 reviews
"historical events"
in 16 reviews
"observatory hill"
in 14 reviews
"summer residence"
in 17 reviews
"british rule"
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"british architecture"
in 35 reviews
"british viceroy"
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"great history"
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I have been to Shimla many times before but I never knew of this beauty. If the look of the building itself was not enough to floor me, the tour of the articles inside it just overwhelmed me. This place has witnessed some of the...More

1  Thank Viplove_Sharma
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Visited the Viceregal Place while we were staying at The Cecil Oberoi. Very well maintained place by the Govt.

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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The Viceregal lodge was originally built as a home for Lord Dufferin, Viceroy of India from 1884–1888. It housed all the subsequent viceroys and governors general of India under British raj. It occupied Observatory Hill, one of the seven hills that Shimla is built upon....More

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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

nice place to spend an hour in Shimla. No parking place so car has to be parked outside the compound and there is a steep climb after that.

Thank Raza H
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Reviewed May 5, 2018 via mobile

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.

Thank Vinieth
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Reviewed May 4, 2018

This building was built by Britisher in 1888 around. An English Renaissance style of architecture which is now converted into Indian Institute of Advanced Study.

1  Thank kvs05
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Reviewed May 2, 2018 via mobile

Must visit when in Shimla, this place provides a peek into how India's future was shaped in 1947 and prior to it. There is a little cafe that serves just puffs and pastries and a clean washroom. Prepare to spend an hour there after taking...More

Thank konkani
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Reviewed April 30, 2018 via mobile

The Viceregal Lodge was the house of the Viceroy of India during summers. The central was the biggest hall made with Burmese teek wood and a very unique fire fighting system. The place has very beautiful scenery.

Thank Sarthak S
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Reviewed April 29, 2018 via mobile

Never knew such a place existed! Hav been t shimla quite a few times but this was a totally different experience .. really good t see the glimpses of ancient india. N the building is beautifully built n well maintained

Thank ReySolo
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Reviewed April 25, 2018

We loved this part of our tour. We joined the official guide who performed each rooms' tour in two languages - the second being English just for us two, which made the experience very special as all the Indians had already filed through to the...More

Thank Hayley O
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Divz_31
February 10, 2018|
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Response from Siddharth A | Reviewed this property |
yes both are in the same campus. infact both are same
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manish8774
November 3, 2017|
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Response from nji1000 | Reviewed this property |
Yes it is open on Sundays, the same hours (9am - 5pm) but it is closed on Mondays.
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manish8774
October 12, 2017|
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Response from Meenakshi B | Reviewed this property |
Starts from 2:30 and there are slots till 4:50 but you have to book the tickets in advance
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