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Viceregal Lodge

Shimla, India
+91 88944 04523
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Shimla, India
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+91 88944 04523
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"guided tour"
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"scottish baronial style"
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"open to the public"
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"entrance hall"
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"indian institute of advanced studies"
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"beautiful building"
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"fire station"
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"inside the building"
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"indian history"
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"historical events"
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"observatory hill"
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Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

Just love to be here. We bought the tickets n timing was allotted to us that at which time we are allowed to go for inside tour of the building. Till then we went to backyard,it has beautiful lawn. And an amazing viewa

Thank Dimpy94
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Viceregal Lodge contains memorabilia/photos from pre independence era from early 1940's. You come back feeling so proud of being part of a country with rich history of its fight from colonial rule. Proud to be an Indian.

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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The Viceregal Lodge or Indian institute of advanced studies is a must visit place if you are in shimla. It has pictures from the Shimla conference on display. Tourists are allowed to visit only 3-4 rooms of the lodge and that too in batches every...More

Thank Maitreyee V
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Worth having a look around this striking building, as it has so much history and importance to the era of the British Raj.

Thank walkeramy2016
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Building is quite cool but I'll be honest there really isn't that much to see here. The tour of the Viceregal Lodge is incredibly rushed and not really worth doing. If the tour was more fleshed out then it would be a more worthwhile experience....More

Thank CameronRogers94
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Nice place , historical place now Indian institute of advance studies. A beautiful place a place which is home away from home well organised Systematic plant with all comfort a person needs then he is away from home a fantastic place to enjoy peaceful holidays.

Thank Vivek W
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

This was once the Viceroy's lodge, but has been converted into an institute and a tourist point post the efforts of Dr.Radhakrishnan, our 2nd president..now this institute offers advanced studies to a select group of 35 post PHD students..the library, although inaccessible for tourists,is very...More

Thank B M
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Reviewed 31 May 2018

I have been to Shimla many times before but I never knew of this beauty. If the look of the building itself was not enough to floor me, the tour of the articles inside it just overwhelmed me. This place has witnessed some of the...More

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Reviewed 25 May 2018

Visited the Viceregal Place while we were staying at The Cecil Oberoi. Very well maintained place by the Govt.

Thank Dr Rajinder A
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Reviewed 24 May 2018

The Viceregal lodge was originally built as a home for Lord Dufferin, Viceroy of India from 1884–1888. It housed all the subsequent viceroys and governors general of India under British raj. It occupied Observatory Hill, one of the seven hills that Shimla is built upon....More

Thank Aryan2007
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Divz_31
11 February 2018|
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Response from Siddharth A | Reviewed this property |
yes both are in the same campus. infact both are same
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manish8774
4 November 2017|
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Response from nji1000 | Reviewed this property |
Yes it is open on Sundays, the same hours (9am - 5pm) but it is closed on Mondays.
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manish8774
13 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
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