Located along the popular Mall Road in Shimla, The Ridge is the hub of all major cultural activities in Shimla. It is nothing but an open space right serving as a hang-out and popular landmark right in the middle of the city. The point where Mall Road meets the Ridge on the west side is called Scandal Point, named after a scandal that arose out of a British lady’s affair with an Indian Maharaja. On the east side, the Ridge meets a wooden crafts market called Lakkar Bazaar.
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There are some really old monuments on The Ridge road that are totally worth checking out. From the old library built in 1910 to the neo-Gothic Church built in 1844, the Ridge is dotted with some really interesting buildings, shops, and statues. The Ridge is also the venue for all major festival celebrations and events in Shimla.
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