Christ Church

Currently Closed
  • Address: Mall Rd, Lakkar Bazar, Shimla, Himachal Pradesh 171001, India
  • Timings: 08:00 am - 06:00 pm Details
  • Time Required: 00:30 Mins
  • Tags: Church, Religious Site, Library, Family And Kids, Architecture

About Christ Church, Shimla

This splendid church is located just near the Ridge in Shimla and can be reached very easily from anywhere. The Christ Church & St. Michael's Cathedral is a famous landmark of Shimla and is flocked by many devout followers from all over India. It is considered to be the second oldest church in North India. The construction of this church took around 11 long years and we know why!

The church looks absolutely magical during night when lights placed at strategic corners illuminate this beautiful church. The church glows with all its beauty and grandeur and is an amazing sight to look at. Beautifully painted stained glass form the windows of this magnificent church are worth observing.

It is a grand sight to look at and is definitely worth the visit if you are traveling to Shimla. Right next to the Church is a library that was built in the year 1910 by James Ransome. It is designed in the typical Elizabethan style and consists of a great collection of books and ancient scriptures.

Christ Church Information

  • The peace of religious place should always be maintained.
  • Modest dressing is recommended.
  • Photography without permission is not advisable.

How To reach Christ Church by Public Transport

  • You can take a Bus or a Taxi.

Restaurants Near Christ Church

  • A-la-carte Restaurant & Bar
  • Loveena Restaurant

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Things to Know Before Visiting Christ Church

  • 95% of people who visit Shimla include Christ Church in their plan

  • 51.63% of people start their Christ Church visit around 08 AM - 09 AM

  • People usually take around 30 Minutes to see Christ Church

Friday, Saturday and Sunday

70.4% of people prefer to travel by car while visiting Christ Church

People normally club together The Ridge and Mahasu Peak while planning their visit to Christ Church.

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Christ Church, Shimla Reviews

  • A very nice place and a very popular one.Major tourist attraction. Come here and spend a very nice time whether you are coming with friends family or alone. Awesome views Opportunity to get many good clicks. Just have your camera ready and get started. Do visit and you will return while having made some good memories and you will not regret the visit. Come here and spend really good time. Do visit.

  • The most beautiful and the most attractive area of Shimla hill station. It is the main tourist attraction of Shimla. This is known for its beautiful scene and photogenic area. You can also enjoy great meal and do some shopping also. There is also a famous church here.

  • It is one of the iconic symbol of Shimla. St Mary's church is very old & popular. It is the second oldest church in North India as per Wikipedia. You can come here alone or with family. Shimla leave you mesmerized with its beauty & hospitality. With crowd at night its beauty glorifies many folds. Many restaurants, street foods are available alongside of the road.

  • If you are confused about how to spend a great night in Shimla, I suggest you to come here and just sit back and relax. My experience was the best I can think of. Spend some time where, do shopping, eat the delicious food in the shops. Kids will surely lovd this place.

  • Such an awesome place at the top of shimla mall road. Beautiful views outside the church. Full of people enjoying here till 11 night.

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