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“History”
5 of 5 bubbles Review of Viceregal Lodge

Ranked #1 of 84 things to do in Shimla
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Ottawa, Canada
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23 reviews
6 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
“History”
Reviewed February 16, 2013

This is an interesting building - stunning interior - but the nature of historical events that unfolded here are the main draw. Both of us were awed that we had been in rooms where Gandhi had been.

Visited February 2013
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Dharamsala, India
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“A glimplse into a bygone era”
Reviewed February 12, 2013

This is one of the finest example of british architecture in india. It is a place worth visiting while in shimla. The gardens of the viceregal lodge are well maintained and the guided tour will tell about all the important meetings and decisions that took place here which shaped the history of india.

Visited January 2013
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Dhaka City, Bangladesh
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“A place for a walk”
Reviewed February 4, 2013

Its a great place for a walk rather than sightseeing. The lodge itself is beautiful but the entire property is a feast for eyes. Also if you want a romantic silent walk....go for it.

Visited June 2012
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Heckmondwike, United Kingdom
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19 reviews
7 attraction reviews
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“Hogwarts”
Reviewed January 30, 2013

Well that's what it looks like.
Don't bother with the tour inside, it only takes in three rooms before you find yourself back out into the grounds thinking that was a waste of time.
There isn't a great deal to see outside either, all in all a little disappointing but if your in Shimla I suppose you have to go see it.

Visited November 2012
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Secunderabad, India
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131 reviews
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“Nice property to be seen”
Reviewed January 27, 2013

Though I have been to Simla before, last December (2012) was the first time, I visited this place. The property is in a very nice location and certainly loks beautiful. The guided tour inside was a slight disappointment. I expected a ittle longer tour with a lot more details on histroty. Also since the batch size of the tour was very large, it was chaos there and everyone in the tour group was interested in taking photos mainly and not interested in what the guide had to say. Smaller groups would be better.

Visited December 2012
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