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Indian Institute of Advanced Study

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Address: H P University Road, Shimla 171005, India
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Colonial era British Architecture

The British Viceroy used to live here during British Raaj. The british used to shift their capital from Delhi to Shimla in summers so this used to house the Viceroy. After... read more

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New Delhi, India
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The British Viceroy used to live here during British Raaj. The british used to shift their capital from Delhi to Shimla in summers so this used to house the Viceroy. After independence this was being used as the Holiday home of Indian President. Later on, a portion of it was converted into Indian Institute of Advance Studies. One must visit... More 

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Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

Indian Institute for advanced studies is an institution where many students came to research purposes. Building is big and a park is there to enjoy the weather.

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Bengaluru, India
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

better take a ticket to see the interiors and by the time you stroll throough their garden and relax your time arrives . Visit this place to marvel at the beauty of the architecture and grandeur of those days which beats even todays work

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chennai
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Worth the 1 hour wait since the next 2 batches was already full. The visit inside includes a 30 mins detailed tour of the ground floor of this awesome building since the upper floors houses research scholars. Really worth the visit inside the building after the wait. Don't miss the cafe at the end of the building, that offers a... More 

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Thane, India
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Careful review of the photos and books displayed tells about the esteemed stature of this institution. A look at the library from the glass partition gives you a sense of its gravitas and you will have the feeling of reverence for the scholars. It is truly a national heritage which needs the patronage of all Indians.

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Its must visit place in Shimla. Its ancient summer capital of india, where President used to visit in summer holidays.

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Thank Mohit G
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Visited here as part of the tour,commonly known as the viceregal lodge.beautiful place,fantastic views,brilliant tour round very informative. If in shimla a must to see.

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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Anywhere interesting is out of bounds and a beyond dull tour is available but you'll more interesting details on the internet. Very disappointing.

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Jaipur, India
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Fine example of British Architecture. Has been witness to important historical moments and meetings. You can feel the history in the air. The building truly looks old and dignified.

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Indian Institute of Advanced study is beautiful place with historical view. This is wonderful place must go there

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