Shimla is one of India’s most popular hill stations. Ever since the British rule, Shimla has been a summer retreat for India’s inhabitants. Not only does it provide spectacular views of mountains all around, it is also a great holiday spot on account of its splendid weather and easy pace of life. What better way to get away from your urban routine and the crazy summer heat than to relax amidst the rolling green hills, right? While Shimla is great all throughout the year, it is special during the month of May when the summer is at its peak in the plains. Here are some Shimla photos in May that will tempt you to put your busy routine on hold for a bit and take a little trip to this wonderful abode in north India. ALSO SEE Delhi to Shimla flights now at just Rs 2500! Also Read - Himachal Pradesh: 187 People Rescued After Being Stranded in Heavy Snow Near Kufri

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The Kalka Shimla Railway takes you on a joy ride amidst the lush green hills

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Just a regular day on Mall Road

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Check out the view!

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The famous State Library in the heart of the Shimla

That’s how amazing it gets at night!

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Pleasant yet vibrant – that’s Shimla’s lifestyle

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No wonder they call it the Queen of Hills

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