Top Places for Art and Cultural Activities in Shimla

Explore the rich culture while visiting the many attractions Shimla is replete with. These cultural attractions are suitable for all ages and can prove to make your trip to Shimla a fruitful one. Be it historic monuments or cultural performances, cultural attractions somehow steal the show of the other attractions and things to do in Shimla.

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Check the list of top places for art and culture in Shimla:

  1. Rashtrapati Niwas

    #1 of 23 Art and Cultural Attractions in Shimla
    Rashtrapati Niwas

    Tags: Architecture , Heritage Building

    Address: Boileauganj, Shimla, Himachal Pradesh 171005

    Timings: 10:00 am - 05:00 pm Details

    This stupendous structure ringed by pine woods standing tall on the observatory hill at the western end of Shimla ridge was built in the 19th century as the residence of Viceroy Lord Dufferin. Now kno...Read more

  2. Christ Church

    #2 of 23 Art and Cultural Attractions in Shimla
    Christ Church

    Tags: Church, Religious Site, Library, Architecture

    Address: Mall Rd, Lakkar Bazar, Shimla, Himachal Pradesh 171001

    Timings: 08:00 am - 06:00 pm Details

    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 flocke...Read more

  3. Gaiety Heritage Cultural Complex

    #3 of 23 Art and Cultural Attractions in Shimla
    Gaiety Heritage Cultural Complex

    Tags: Art And Culture, Art Gallery, Theatre, Tourist Center

    Address: The Mall, Shimla-171001, Himachal Pradesh

    Timings: 10:00 am - 05:00 pm Details

    Located in the heart of Shimla, on the Mall Road, Gaiety Heritage Cultural Complex is a significant tourist hot spot. Opened on the 30th of May in 1887, this historic cultural centre was designed by H...Read more

  4. Tara Devi Temple

    #4 of 23 Art and Cultural Attractions in Shimla
    Tara Devi Temple

    Tags: Religious Site, Temple

    Address: Shimla, Himachal Pradesh 171010

    Timings: 07:00 am - 06:30 pm Details

    A steep climb to Tara Devi Temple and you will be amidst beauty and peace second to none. The temple is a religious site for Hindus and is surrounded by a sea of mesmerizing sights. You will get to se...Read more

  5. Kali Bari Temple

    #5 of 23 Art and Cultural Attractions in Shimla
    Kali Bari Temple

    Tags: Religious Site, Temple, Archaeological Site

    Address: Kali Bari, Shimla, Himachal Pradesh 171003

    Timings: 06:00 am - 07:00 pm Details

    The famous Kali Bari Temple of Shimla is a popular tourist attraction and is situated at a very strategic location. The temple was built in the year 1845 and is dedicated to the Goddess Kali who is al...Read more

  6. Jakhoo Temple

    #6 of 23 Art and Cultural Attractions in Shimla
    Jakhoo Temple

    Tags: Religious Site, Temple, View Point

    Address: Jakhu, Shimla, Himachal Pradesh 171001

    Timings: 05:00 am - 09:00 pm Details

    This ancient temple in Shimla is dedicated to the Lord Hanuman or the Monkey God and has a special mention in the Indian epic Ramayana. It stands with the great poise at Shimla’s highest point o...Read more

  7. Shoolini Temple

    #7 of 23 Art and Cultural Attractions in Shimla
    Shoolini Temple

    Tags: Religious Site, Temple

    Address: Jaunaji Rd, Solan, Himachal Pradesh 173212

    Timings: 07:00 am - 06:00 pm Details

    Shoolini Temple in Shimla is a quaint temple that attracts a lot of devotees. This temple is dedicated to Shoolini Mata who is further considered to be the incarnation of Goddess Durga. The temple is ...Read more

  8. Jubbal Palace

    #8 of 23 Art and Cultural Attractions in Shimla
    Jubbal Palace

    Tags: Palace, Architecture

    Address: Jubbal Rd, Jubbal, Himachal Pradesh 171205

    Shimla is full of royal edifices that unite the past with the present. Jubbal palace is a magnificent palace that was once the home to the royal family of Jubbal who lived here until 1977. After that,...Read more

  9. Sankat Mochan Temple

    #9 of 23 Art and Cultural Attractions in Shimla
    Sankat Mochan Temple

    Tags: Religious Site, Temple

    Address: Taradevi, Himachal Pradesh 171010

    Timings: 07:00 am - 07:00 pm Details

    Located on Kalka Shimla Highway, the Sankat Mochan temple is yet another tourist attraction that will render a religious charm to your visit. Set amidst quiet mountains and lush green vegetation, this...Read more

  10. Kamna Devi Temple

    #10 of 23 Art and Cultural Attractions in Shimla
    Kamna Devi Temple

    Tags: Religious Site, Temple

    Address: Kamna Devi Temple Road, Prospect Hill, Chakkar, Shimla, Himachal Pradesh 171005

    Kamna Devi temple is perhaps one of the most beautifully located temples in Shimla. Etched out amidst the mountainous surroundings, this temple looks awe inspiring even when seen from a distance. ...Read more

  11. Sidh Baba Ka Mandir

    #11 of 23 Art and Cultural Attractions in Shimla
    Sidh Baba Ka Mandir

    Tags: Religious Site, Temple

    Address: Kandaghat-Chail-Kufri Rd, Chail, Himachal Pradesh 173217

    Timings: 07:00 am - 07:00 pm Details

    As the name suggests, this temple is dedicated to one of the Hindu saints named Sidh Baba. His shrine is located on the top of the hill which renders it an immense natural charm. There is an interesti...Read more

  12. Kuthar Fort

    #12 of 23 Art and Cultural Attractions in Shimla
    Kuthar Fort

    Tags: Historical Site, Architecture , Fort

    Address: Krishangarh kuthar, SH 9, Kuthar, Himachal Pradesh 173206

    Timings: 08:00 am - 06:00 pm Details

    Kuthar Fort connects the past to the present. Built during ancient times, this fort looks beautiful even till today in its ruined self. It served as a residence of the royal family of Kuthar after whi...Read more

  13. Dorje Drak Monastery

    #13 of 23 Art and Cultural Attractions in Shimla
    Dorje Drak Monastery

    Tags: Architecture , Monastery

    Address: Kasumpti Colony, Panthaghati, Shimla, Himachal Pradesh 171009, India

    Timings: 10:00 am - 05:00 pm Details

    Dorje Drak monastery is an addition to the attractions of Shimla. This monastery was built on the previous site of another monastery that was unfortunately destroyed during the Battle of Chamdo. Today...Read more

  14. Prantika

    #14 of 23 Art and Cultural Attractions in Shimla
    Prantika

    Tags: Art Gallery

    Address: Sangti Seri Neri Rd Himachal Pradesh 171005

    Prantika is an amazing art gallery in the picturesque countryside of Shimla. This gallery collects and disseminates an exquisite collection of Indian art and artefacts. This gallery is a part of a com...Read more

  15. Lankra Veer Temple

    #15 of 23 Art and Cultural Attractions in Shimla
    Lankra Veer Temple

    Tags: Religious Site, Temple

    Address: Summerkot, Himachal Pradesh 171224

    The Himalayan land is full of local stories and religious beliefs that have become a part and parcel of it cultural landscape. Lankra Veer temple is dedicated to the local deity, Lankra Veer who is co...Read more

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