Sightseeing in Shimla
At the top of the famous Jakhu hill is located the famous Jakhu Temple of Shimla. It is hardly 2 kilometers from the dashed and is an uphill climb through the beautiful deodar trees. The Jakhu Temple of Simla is dedicated to the monkey God, Hanuman. The Jakhu temple is located at a height of 2455 meters and is situated on the highest peak in Shimla. The scenic view that surrounds this beautiful temple of India is absolutely breath taking and splendid.
The Kufri Zoo at Kufri is a showcase of the wildlife found in the Himalayas. The Himalayan brown bear, The sloth bear, the panther are all there for the visitor to see. A rare snow leopard is also there, though it is to be shifted to the Darjeeling zoo shortly.
Located at distance of 22 km from Shimla, Naldehra (2044 m) is a heaven for tourists. It boasts of the oldest 9 hole golf course in the country. The well groomed Golf Course is a lovely verdant, perhaps one of the finest and sporty in India. Crowned with a springing turf the Golf Course was suggested by Lord Curzon. He was so enchanted by the place that he gave his daughter Alexendra, "Naldehra" as her second name. It is the venue of many competitions. The Nag temple is also situated here and Naldehra derives its name from it.
Fagu is a tiny village that rest astride a mountain saddle along the Hindustan Tibet Road. The location gives it a rare range of views that encompass both its northern and southern valleys and the snow-clad peaks of the Greater Himalaya. In the open patches, the valleys hold tiny hamlets, orchards and neatly terraced fields while the area is covered with forests of deodar (Himalayan cedar) and spruce.
The famous ski slopes . It comes alive during the winters and all ski lovers head here. Though during the summers the snow melts early. It is 65 Kms from Simla.
The Mall:The Mall of Shimla is the prime attraction for the tourists as it is the center to a large number of shops, restaurants, a heritage theater and above all a hub of merriment. Adjacent to the Mall of Shimla are the Tibetian and the Lakkad bazaar.
Kali Bari Temple:
The famous Kalibari Temple of Shimla is a popular tourist attraction and is situated at a very strategic location. The temple was built in the year 1845 and is dedicated to Goddess Kali who is also known as Shyamala. It is from the name of Goddess Shyamala that Shimla derives its name. The Kali Bari temple of Simla is a very well known religious place of India and people who come to Shimla never miss out on visiting this temple. The Kalibari temple was primarily located in Jakhu hill.