Shimla‘s most popular spot is the Mall Road, which is its main street and a common hang-out place for visitors. It is here that you can witness all of Shimla’s vibrant qualities – its beautiful weather, its lovely locals and its amazing holiday atmosphere. All the shops, stores, cafes and everything of use is located along this road. The Mall road is one level under the Ridge road which is another famous tourist spot. The Mall Road’s intersection with the Ridge road is called Scandal Point. The point gets its name from a scandal that arose when a British Lady eloped with an Indian Maharaja. The Maharaja was banished from the locality which led to him setting his own summer capital in the beautiful hill station called Chail.
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The famous Kali Bari temple is also located on Mall Road and is visited by many devotees. The Gaety Theater on Mall road was opened way back in 1887 and has witnessed performances by many a famous film personality. There is also a Town Hall here, the architecture of which reminds you of the pre-Independence buildings.
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Opening hours of Mall Road:Open now
Open all days
Entry fee for Visiting Mall Road:
Address: Shimla. Himachal PradeshApproximate visit duration for : 30 minutes