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H P University Road, Shimla 171005, India
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Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

Love the atmosphere. Old structures, clean and wide streets. Place where researches spent most of their time.

Thank Denver L
Reviewed 3 days ago

I never knew these places even existed and when i visited i was so happy that we have 30 scholars doing their study after doing their PHD .... superb !!! The Burma teak indoors are amazing ....

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Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

Built in 1888 n is most important attraction of city .. it takes us back to British Raj..beautiful building with big and well maintained lawns n gardens ..now to visit whole building is banned only guided round is given by management people which is paid.....More

Thank sheetalkuthiala2007
Reviewed 1 week ago

Beautiful wooden structure inside that is 100 years old. Excellent place ...must visit. They have a store where you can buy books,

Thank ShyamalaMukund
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

If you are in Shimla and you are sick of the overcrowded ridge this is a cool calm place to visit and spend time. The institute building is a architectural masterpiece with lot of history behind it. The place is witness to many historical meetings...More

Thank singhherbie
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The building is quite nice. Museum is also good but generally there is waiting for it. The nearby garden is quite nice so you could spend wait time there.

Thank kshitijagrawal2018
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The place is still dwelled by one of the best minds of the country beside being a tourist place. Worth a visit

Thank Vishal S
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

it's totally worth it. The money you pay is really less as compared to the knowledge you get while walking down this heritage property. The guide gives you all the information about the past and after that, you can get down and walk to Summer...More

Thank rajat101
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Nice Ambience and good maintenance. The museum allows visitors in badges, may check availability before visiting. better to visit early morning.

Thank sanjeevkm2018
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We were asked to wait for 4 hours to get in. Decided to just go around the gardens. But it was worth it. Pictures have really come out well. By the way, the guides will tell you that this institute is not functioning any more....More

Thank Sanjit K
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Response from Guruprasad R | Reviewed this property |
Shimla was the summer capital of India during the British rule and this building was the residence of the Viceroy. This is the building where the discussions related to Independence and partition of India were finalized... More
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Response from Abhinav_Paul | Reviewed this property |
The road particularly towards this institute is nice to drive. slope road upward but not at all risky. You can easily go by Car there. The weather currently in shimla is cloudy. You will enjoy there. But prefer to hire taxi... More
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