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Kufri

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Kufri is a small hill station in Shimla district of Himachal Pradesh state in India. It is located 20 km from the state capital Shimla on the National Highway No.22.The name Kufri is derived from the word kufr meaning "lake" in the local language.The highest point in the surrounding region, Kufri has a Himalayan wild life zoo which hosts rare antelopes, felines and birds including the Himalayan monal, the state bird of Himachal Pradesh. During winter a meandering path through the potato plantations turns into a popular ski track.GeographyKufri is located at. It has an average elevation of 2,630 metres (8607 feet).HistoryThe region around Shimla including Kufri was once a part of the Kingdom of Nepal until the area was ceded to the British Raj as part of the Sugauli Treaty. This region remained obscure from the rest of the world until the British 'discovered' it in 1819.Places of interestKufri to the Mahasu Peak- the highest peak in Kufri.Indira Tourist ParkThe Indira Tourist Park is near the Himalayan Nature Park and provides panoramic view of the locations around.Chini BunglowIt is the Kufri bungalow which is very famous for its statues and architecture.Kufri Fun WorldKufri Fun World, an amusement park to enjoy the whole day. This park is an excellent destination for family to make a memorable day, is equipped with various rides, pools and world's highest go-kart track. Huge number of children, teenagers and adults visit this place.Very nice place to visit in summer also in winter
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