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“Days of the Raj”
4 of 5 bubbles Review of Viceregal Lodge

Ranked #1 of 84 things to do in Shimla
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Leyland, United Kingdom
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“Days of the Raj”
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 June 2012

You feel a sense of history here where India's Independance was signed, Excellent tour takes you back to the British Raj rule.

Visited April 2012
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“Trip from gurgaon to Narkanda, H.P.”
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 June 2012

We drove from gurgaon to shimla on the 28th of May.It was a 8 hour drive with a half hour halt at Haveli ,just after Karnal town, for breakfast and an hour halt at timber trail, for lunch, just outside Parwanoo town. We got onto the new expressway at Zirakpur and we exited it after Parwanoo, time taken just 20 minutes. this is a real boon as you bypass Pinjore ,Kalka and Parwanoo,the perinieal bottlenecks earlier.! From shimla we started aft 9 am and were in Narkandaat 11.30.since shimla was hot,Narkanda was very pleasant. The h.p.tourism has a very good motel,The Hatu.and there were a lot of cherries sold on the highway.While in Shimla one must make a visit to the Viceregal Lodge.,now known as The Institute of Advanced Studies.there is a lot of history to it. The. Viceroy used to live here and it was the place where leaders like Mahatama Gandhi and Pandit Nehru would frequently meet with the British ,regarding the devolution of power to the Indians.

Visited May 2012
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Delhi
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“A Historical Wonder”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 June 2012

This is one of the best place to visit in Shimla. Better not to miss.

Visited May 2012
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Delhi
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“Best archirtecture”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 June 2012

They offer guide service which is very good as a option and it is for free. They explain you about the history of the building, the furniture and the building is nicely located on top of the hill giving a breathtaking view. A must visit.

Visited June 2012
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London, United Kingdom
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“A place in India's History”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 June 2012

As a Brit I was embarassed to see such a place in India. My Indian companions, although well travelled, were impressed. The agreement for partion was signed here.

Visited June 2012
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