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If you want to experience something fun and joyful then, Mall Road in Shimla is the perfect place for you to explore. It is located in the heart of the town amid a myriad of restaurants and clubs. Apart from trotting around with your pals and loved ones, you can also consider discovering other tourist attractions nearby like Scandal Point and Kali Bari Temple.

It is considered to be one of the busiest commercial areas in and around Shimla. Seeing the enthusiasm of people who visit here, it won’t be wrong to say that this spot truly celebrates the joy of being in a hilltown.

Mall Road is synonymous to the ever-happening place. The prefered time of the year to visit this destination is between March and June. The season here is always a little to extremely cold, hence always carry your woollens. Also, day time would be apt if you are looking for some fun stuff to do. 

Major Attractions in and Around Mall Road

1. Snow View Point. The magnificent beauty of this place will simply blow your mind away. From here, you get to witness the stunning Herculean snow-clad mountains. It will truly be an unforgettable experience for you. 

Also Read: The name of this place has been based on the name of a governor from British Raj

2. Shopping. Here you can hope to shop some really exquisite variety of woollen clothes. Other than woollen clothes you can also hope to buy the usual books and jewellery as souvenirs of your trip here.

3. Dine at Restaurants and Cafes. After you get tired of shopping around hit the nearby restaurants where you can chill a bit and relish in some of the most scrumptious dishes. The best part is that you get a ton of variety to choose from.

4. The Ridge. It is a wide-open street and has got everything in copious amounts. Yes, by this we mean here you can shop a wide range of products. Apart from that, the spectacular views of the snow-clad mountains welcome you with open arms. It won't be wrong to say that due to its popularity, this place is also referred to as the face of Shimla.

How to Reach Mall Road

To reach Mall Road, Shimla you will need to cover a total distance of about 343, 1,755, 1,860, 2,505 km from cities like Delhi, Mumbai, Kolkata, and Bengaluru respectively. Here is how you can reach Mall Road by the following means of public transport. 

By Air. The nearest airport is the Shimla Airport also known as the Jubbarhatti Airport situated 20-25 km away. However, it is not functional all year round. Thus, it is best to travel via Chandigarh and Delhi Airport as connecting aerodromes. From the airport, you can hire a cab or some other means of locally available transportation to reach your destination.

By Train. You can consider deboarding at either Kalka Railway Station or Chandigarh Railway Station. Both these stations are situated within 110 km from Mall Road. From both these train stations, one can easily take a cab or hire a bus to reach Shimla.

By Road. You can also plan a trip here by connecting roadways. For this, you will have to hire a cab or a bus. Or if you want to travel at your own pace then, you can consider travelling via your own vehicle.

  • From Ludhiana - 224 km via NH44
  • From Patiala - 169 km via NH7
  • From Karnal - 224 km via NH5 or NH44

You can plan your trip and create your own route to the city with Adotrip’s technically driven circuit planner. Click here


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