Rashtrapati Niwas, Shimla: How To Reach, Best Time & Tips

About Rashtrapati Niwas

Formerly the house of the British Viceroy of India, Rashtrapati Niwas in Himachal Pradesh is also known as Viceregal Lodge. It is situated on the Observatory Hills of Shimla. If you are curious to know what makes it still relevant is the huge collections of articles and artifacts dating back to the British regime in India. It was built by Henry Irwin and the peculiarity it boasts of is its architectural style that is the mighty Jacobean style of construction. The construction of the building was extended up to eight years to finish. The President of India, stays there during the yearly visit to the location and later it was turned to become the Indian Institute for Advanced Studies where Humanities, arts and literature subjects, social science subjects and natural and life science subjects are the areas of study.
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