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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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
Shopping in Shimla Mall Road with its vibrant shops, diverse products, and scenic views is a dream come true for shopaholics!
The Indian Railways offers five hill trains: Darjeeling Himalayan Railway, Nilgiri Mountain Railway, Kalka-Shimla Railway, Kangra Valley Railway, and Matheran Railway.
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