Shimla Himachal Pradesh

Shimla

Shimla, formerly known as Simla, is the capital city of Himachal Pradesh. It is bounded by Mandi and Kullu in the north, Kinnaur in the east, the state of Uttaranchal in the south-east and Solan & Sirmaur to the South . The elevation of the city ranges from 300 to 6000 metres. The town of Shimla is built over seven hills and connecting ridges. The hills are : 1. Jakhoo Hill 2. Prospect Hill 3. Observatory Hill 4. Elysium Hill 5. Summer Hill. 6. Bantony Hill 7. Inverarm Hill The name Shimla has been derived from the goddess Shyamala Devi, an incarnation of the Hindu Goddess ...