Viceregal Lodge, Shimla

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A trip to Viceregal Lodge allows you to examine some of the most evocative articles and photographs from the British rule in India. Completed in 1888, this historically significant building was built in the Jacobethan style by the British architect Henry Irwin. Visit the staterooms that show how the entire building has been transformed into a university complex, or walk through the immaculately maintained gardens that surround the former Indian viceroy's summer residence. A short walk west of the estate you'll find the summit of Observatory Hill, which provides panoramic views over the region. Choose to start, finish, or center your holiday on a trip to Viceregal Lodge by using our Shimla sightseeing tool .
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  • They have paid tours of this palace every hour for which you can buy the tickets. They show you around the place and explain the rich history of the place where many meetings during the later stages o...  more »
  • We visited after travelling to Shimla on the toytrain. The house is very impressive and familiar as it is built in the Scottish baronial style . We were a little disappointed that you only see a coupl...  more »
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