|Shimla Christ Church|
It is situated in the north-west Himalayas. Shimla is connected to the city of kallka by one of the longest narrow routes still operating in India, the Kala –Shimla Railway. Shimla is approximately 115 km (71.4 miles) from Chandigarh, the nearest major city, and 365 km (226.8 miles) from New Delhi, the national capital. Shimla is located in the north-western ranges of the Himalya. At an average altitude of 2397.59 meters (7866.10 ft) above sea level, the city is spread on a ridge and its seven spours. The city stretches nearly 9.2 km from east to west. The highest point in Shimla, at 2454 meters (8051 ft), is the Jakhoo hill
Shimla has a number of attractions to visit. Shimla retains its colonial heritage, with grand old buildings, among them are the stately Viceregal Lodge, charming iron lamp posts and Anglo-Saxon names. The Mall, packed with shops and eateries, is the centre of attraction of the town,
The seven hills of Shimla are Prospect Hill, Summer Hill in Western Shimla, Observatory Hill, Invererarm.
A Colonial Supermarket With Indian Lifestyles. Annandale, just 2-km below the Ridge in Shimla, offers a picturesque piece of ground, charmingly adapted for recreation in the days of the Raj. Today it affords a pleasant change from the perpetual slopes above.
Chadwick Falls 1-km beyond the Summer Hill and 7-km west of the ridge from Shimla are the Chadwick Falls, which was once the site of a 67-m aquatic spectacle.
Chapslee Containing the comfortable elegance of an English country manor, Chapslee was originally built in 1835.