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Viceregal Lodge

Shimla, India
+91 88944 04523
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Shimla is one of India’s most picturesque destinations, my mother was born in Shimla so I go to... read more

Reviewed yesterday
Vee K
heritage building which played a part in partition Shimla conference 1945

For those with an interest in the British Raj and its demise, this building was home to the Shimla... read more

Reviewed 3 days ago
Nick R
Llangrannog, United Kingdom
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Reviewed yesterday

Shimla is one of India’s most picturesque destinations, my mother was born in Shimla so I go to india and visit Shimla every few years. With ts breathtaking landscapes, Shimla is home to some beautiful churches and chapels and the magnificent Viceregal Lodge. It resembles...More

Thank Vee K
Reviewed 3 days ago

For those with an interest in the British Raj and its demise, this building was home to the Shimla conference in 1945 where partition was discussed. Lots of historical photos of the conference, Wavell, Nehru, Jinna and Gandhi all in attendance. The gardens are wonderful...More

Thank Nick R
Reviewed 4 days ago

Definitely worth making the effort to visit here. Tours conducted at regular intervals and you get to see some very impressive rooms and learn some of the important history of this building. Lots of interesting photos of past events. The guide kindly conducted the tour...More

Thank Lloyd H
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I was very much looking forward to visiting the Lodge. This is a must if you are interested in the Raj and partition. Lots of photos of those involved in the partition. Beautiful building. It's a shame you can't see more. The guide was a...More

Thank India122013
Reviewed 1 week ago

A must visit for all serious tourists with interest in history and the British Raj. Shimla is incomplete without this building

Thank bishmukherjee
Reviewed 1 week ago

What a beautiful building, very reminiscent of a Scottish country lodge (but on a larger scale). The guide gives you an insight into the buildings history as well as to the historical events that took place in it, you can only access certain areas as...More

Thank jameslesleyc
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This is a beautiful place great for history lovers. The most important point to note is that the compound can be explored any time of the day but the inside of the building can only be visited after 2 pm. The tickets are available in...More

Thank Meenakshi B
Reviewed 1 week ago

We visited as part of an extended tour in India a truly amazing building and experience not to be missed

Thank Silverspirit2191
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The gardens at the Viceregal Lodge are beautiful - very peaceful. The building itself is impressive. However, don't waste your time going inside - you only get to see 3 rooms plus the hall. There is very little explanation about the building and its history....More

Thank Lynne D
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Nice Place Coool Vibes around and well maintained historical site must visit place in Queen Of Hills ..!! Architecture at its best. Happy Hours spent there with the nature, and a beautiful view of green Forests.!! Lovely Place

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12 October 2017|
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Response from Meenakshi B | Reviewed this property |
Starts from 2:30 and there are slots till 4:50 but you have to book the tickets in advance
15 August 2017|
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Response from naveen k | Reviewed this property |
Bus is there but i suggest take local cab that is good.
Harsha V
2 October 2016|
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Response from naveen k | Reviewed this property |
Depends upon how many passengers please calculate this. other wise bus is cheaper than cab.