Religious Places

1. Jakhu Temple

Jakhu Temple has the world’s largest Hanuman statue, which is visible from most parts of Shimla.

2. Shimla Christ Church

This church is the second oldest church in North India. The interiors and the neo-gothic architecture are very beautiful and appealing making this church one of the most important attractions in Shimla.

3. Bijli Mahadev Temple

Bijli Mahadev is one of the sacred temples of the Indian state of Himachal Pradesh, in the Kullu Valley which is dedicated to Lord Shiva.

4. Manimahesh Lake

Manimahesh Lake is said to be the abode of Lord Shiva as per Hindu mythology. It is also known as Dal lake.

5. The Lakshmi Narayan Temple

The Lakshmi Narayan Temple is the oldest and largest temple in Chamba, and built in the shape of a Shikhara. It houses six of the most stunning idols of Lord Vishnu and Shiva. 

6. St John in the Wilderness Church

This church was built in dedication to John the Baptist. Set amidst lush deodar forests, this peaceful edifice is known for its Belgian stained-glass windows. 

7. Masroor Temple

Known for its Sikharas which resemble the Angkor Wat of Cambodia, Masroor Temple is located around 30 km from Kangra.

8. Brajeshwari Temple

The Brajeshwari Temple is vouched as one of the most touching and spiritually enlightening sites by visitors.

9. Shri Balaji Temple

An ancient Hindu temple located in Parwanoo in a small village Bhairo ka Ser is a major attraction of the town.

10. Shoolini Mata Temple

The Shoolini Temple is dedicated to Goddess Shoolini and is one of the oldest and holiest temples in this region.