The Mall Of Shimla


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.

The Mall has a number of restaurants that offers a wide range of cuisines from Punjabi and South Indian to Chinese and Continental dishes. Besides there are also a number of good dhabas and fast food joints where you can look out for some yummy pizzas and burgers.

The Mall of Shimla holds the age old amateur theater- The Gaiety theater. This building has a great appeal to the tourists and is a focal point of cultural activities.

The Shimla Mall also owns a number of emporiums and showrooms which is the storehouse of shawls, caps, pullovers, jewelery, potteries, books and other handicrafts and toys of Himachal Pradesh. The place looks wonderful during the evening hours as the entire place glitters with lights and crowds of people.

The Mall in Shimla is referred to as the 'heart of Shimla'. The Mall extends from Barnes court in the eastern side to Vice Regal lodge in the western side. Movement of vehicles are prohibited in the Mall of Shimla.

The places of interest around the Mall of Shimla are:
  • Scandal Point- It is at the extreme end of the Mall road that gives a spectacular sight of the mountain ranges. A statue of Lala Lajpat Rai have been erected here.

  • General Post Office- This post office of Shimla located in the Mall has an unique system of delivering the mails by Tonga.

  • Kali Bari Temple- This temple consists of an wooden idol of goddess Kali.

  • Christ Church- This church is considered to be the second oldest church of Northern India.



Last Updated on : 25 March 2011

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