Summer Hill Shimla, Shimla. Important visiting information

Opening Time : 06:00 AM Closing Time : 06:00 PM
Open : Daily Closed on public holidays : No
Entery fee : Free Authorization : No
Contact No : 098160 78074 View address & how to reach
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    Summer Hill Shimla, Shimla

    More about Summer Hill Shimla, Shimla and Historical Information

    The Summer Hill is located at a distant suburb near Shimla, at an altitude of 2,123 meters above the main sea level. Situated on a mountain, the hill station is located about 5 km west of the Shimla Ridge. It is also a part of the popular seven-hill cluster. The relevance of the Summer Hill can be dated back in history, as Mahatma Gandhi used to stay at the Georgian royal mansion, whenever he visited Shimla. The summer hills are also widely known as the Potter’s Hill. Pine and deodar trees occupy the slopes of the hill. The beauty of this place has inspired many artists to live here, including Amrita Shergil, an eminent painter. Other than being a famous tourist destination, the summer hills also houses the Indian Institute of Advanced Study, which was constructed in 1965. It also houses the Himachal Pradesh University that offers multiple post graduate programmes across different fields including Humanities, Languages, Science, Commerce, Management, and Law.

    Summer Hill Shimla, Shimla address and how to reach

    Address : Shimla, Himachal Pradesh, 171005, India

    How To Reach: By Train: 4.3 KM away from Shimla Railway Station
    By Air: 19.1 KM away from Shimla Airport

    Railway Address :Shimla Railway Station, Cart Rd, Nabha, Shimla, Himachal Pradesh 171004 Airport Address :Shimla Airport, Jubbarhatti, Himachal Pradesh 173207


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