About Shimla - Himachal Pradesh
Shimla is the capital city of Himachal Pradesh is also known Queen of Hill Stations.The name Shimla was derived from 'Shyamalaya' meaning blue house said to be the name of house built of blue slate by a faqir on Jakhu. According to one version Shimla takes it name from 'Shamla' meaning a blue female another name for Goddess Kali.
Shimla was the summer capital of British Raj during the second half of the 19th century now one of the most popular tourist destination of India. Shimla is at a distabce of 356 Kms from New Delhi.
Sightseeing places in and around Shimla :
How to Reach Shimla :
By Air : The nearest Airport is Jubbarhatti 23 kms kms from Shimla.
By Rail : Kalka is the nearest
Railway Station 96 kms away from Shimla.
By Road : Shimla is well connected by State Transport Buses & Private bus services.