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Culture of shimla

Shimla has a very cosmopolitan culture due to its diverse population. As a result, a variety of festivals are celebrated here. Shimla Summer Festival is held every year, which includes performances from popular singers. Shimla is famous for its wooden handicrafts, which can be found in Lakkar Bazaar. One can also buy beautiful jewellery, shawls, leather garments, carpets, woollen clothes, etc. from the markets. Exquisite stonework can be found in the temples of Shimla. Rational music and dance in Shimla is inspired by religion, performed to seek the blessings of the gods. Ghungroo, flute, majrara, etc., are some of the instruments used. Popular dance forms are Kayang Dance, Bnayangchu dance, Rasa dance, etc.

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  • Theme of Shimla [Hill Station, Romantic, Adventure]
  • You'll love Shimla for [Mall Road, Hills]
  • Watchout for [Inadequate public transport, Crowd]
  • Best Time To Visit
    October - February
  • Altitude 7,238 ft. above sea level

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Popular Flights To shimla

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      IXCChandigarh
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      UK-706
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    • 01h 05m
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    • 08h 55m
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shimla Travel Talk Sharing travel experiences - one story at a time

Jakhu Temple In Shimla And The legend Of Its Hanuman Statue

Jakhu Temple In Shimla And The legend Of Its Hanuman Statue

The Hanuman statue at Jakhu Temple in Shimla is among the tallest statues of Hanuman in the world. It is a must-see when in Shimla

23 May 2019  | 3-minute read
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Shimla Mall Road - The Ideal Place For Shopping

Shimla Mall Road - The Ideal Place For Shopping

Shopping in Shimla Mall Road with its vibrant shops, diverse products, and scenic views is a dream come true for shopaholics!

26 Apr 2019  | 3-minute read
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Top Hill Trains In India You Need To Book Now

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11 Dec 2018  | 4-minute read
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