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The Ridge of Shimla

The Ridge of Shimla is a large open spacious platform from where you can have a panoramic view of the mountain peaks of Shimla.

The snow capped mountain ranges engulfed in the beauty of the nature is a phenomenal view that the Ridge of Shimla offers to the crowd.

The Ridge at Shimla also provides the tourists a view of the age old Christ Church built in the Neo-Gothic style of architecture as well as the new Tudor library. These two are the milestones of the town of Shimla.

The movement of vehicles is strictly prohibited here. As such the Ridge in Shimla always remains crowded with hundreds of people. Tourists from all over the country visit this awesome hill resort and paying a visit to the Ridge is a must for them for the view of the sunset at the dusk is something that one will never forget in his lifetime.

The Shimla Ridge is also flocked by the pedestrians for just pleasant walking in the cool breezy weather of Shimla.

The Ridge Video

The Ridge of Shimla exhibits an awesome view of the Mall that is located below it. The water supply of Shimla comes from the water reservoir that is present at the Ridge of Shimla.

The well known Summer Festival is organized near the Ridge.

The Ridge is the connecting point of Mall Road, Lakkar Bazaar, Scandal Point, US Club and Jakhu. The locals of Shimla provides a warm welcome to the tourists by their performances of dances and mimicry.

The statue of YS Parmar who is the founder of Himachal Pradesh and of Mrs Indira Gandhi has been erected at this place.

Last Updated on : 25 March 2011