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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

This place is of historical importance..Well maintained and outside garden is beautiful and the main hall is worth watching.

Thank deepa v
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Very beautiful place. Very clean and well maintained place looks very unique. You should must visit this place.

Thank GautamS591
Reviewed 4 days ago

The exterior gardens and architecture alone are worthwhile, if one does not want to pay the modest 100 rupees per person ( about $4.25 for foreigners) to join a guided tour of the interior. Inside, one only walks through three rooms, of which two showcase...More

Thank LK E
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The historic mansion where the British ruled and lost the empire. The place where the separation of India and Pakistan was planned and 13 Viceroys ruled, and finally Mountbatten helped to plan independence, it’s just a house but one with immense historic importance.

Thank Trevorkmcc2020
Reviewed 1 week ago

It's just a dime a dozen British house. What a waste of time and not worth the effort. Monkeys everywhere.

1  Thank Julie A
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Even though it was raining we managed to walk round the gardens and our inside tour guide gave us all the information we wanted about the historical importance of the Lodge.

Thank thedaphneholmes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This is a very interesting building with lots of history, our guide explained its present use and its past. There are many photos of its history.

Thank Candy2214
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Earlier Known as Viceroy Residence now it advanced study institute of Shimla. True historic sight even have good scenic views all around. It will be enjoyable.

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

The Viceregal Lodge is a real true piece of history. ... Amazingly maintained . It is a must visit at Shimla at any cost.

Thank ambareesht2017
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

The outside of the building is magnificent and the castle has stood the test of time. It was built in only 4 years and included provisions for electricity/ cables even though they were not installed until later. The gardens are nice too. You are not...More

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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
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.
October 12, 2017|
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Response from MeenakshiB111 | Reviewed this property |
Starts from 2:30 and there are slots till 4:50 but you have to book the tickets in advance