Heritage Walk in Shimla | Flat 23% off
Duration: 5 HoursStart Time: 10:00 amEnd Time: 03:00 pmTotal distance: 7 KmsStarting Point: Christ Church, located at the western shoulder of Jakhu Hill End Point: Former Viceregal LodgeAbout the Activity: There is no doubt that Shimla is a Walker’s Paradise. Every lane leads one to some history, every wall hides a story behind it, every house has a tale to tell and every tree here is a living witness to the town’s growth. The trails are protected by nature. Most of the lanes have been carved through the forests of lofty cedars, rattling oaks, blooming rhododendrons or whispering pines.The most imposing and attractive structures which include the Christ Church, the Gaiety Theatre, the Bandstand, some heritage hotels, old banks, and government offices are the highlights of this walk. These are some of the best examples of British Architecture of the era and reveal the history and various interesting stories of the glorious past. They will compel you to glance at them from every angle.Places you will visit:Christ Church: It is the second oldest church in North India, after St John's Church in Meerut.The Gaiety Theatre: It is the heritage cultural complex and old theater of Shimla.The Bandstand Shimla: Now a restaurant, was presented to the people of Shimla as a band stand by Kanwar Jiwan Das of Jabalpur in 1907. Britsh Architecture: Shimla was the summer capital of India during British rule. You will visit some heritage hotels, old banks, and government offices of the British Era.