Discover the Culture of Shimla
Located in the foothills of the Himalayan Mountains, Radisson Jass Shimla lies near many cultural activities and offers rooms and suites
with beautiful views. Climb to the Jakhu Temple, located on the highest peak in Shimla, or explore the ancient paintings and artefacts at the Museum of Himachal Culture and Folk Art. If you love history, stop by Christ Church, built in 1857. The Gaiety Heritage Cultural Complex offers theatrical performances, and the popular Mall features restaurants, shops and bars.
Explore these attractions:
- Christ Church and St. Michael's Cathedral (1.1 km)
The second-oldest church in Northern India, Christ Church was consecrated in 1857, and the adjacent St. Michael's Cathedral was built in 1885.
Phone: +91 961 042 6885
- Museum of Himachal Culture and Folk Art (1.3 km)
Dedicated to preserving the history of Himachal Pradesh, this museum includes artefacts like traditional clothing and utensils as well as works of art like wood carvings.
Phone: +91 902 253 846
- Gaiety Heritage Cultural Complex (1.5 km)
See a theatrical performance and wander through galleries featuring work by national and international artists at this cultural destination.
Phone: +91 177 265 0173
- The Mall (1.5 km)
One of the most popular areas in Shimla, the Mall features a wide variety of restaurants, shops and bars.
- Jakhu Temple (4.5 km)
Dedicated to the god Hanuman, this religious site lies atop the highest peak in Shimla and offers beautiful views as well as providing a gathering place for many monkeys.
- Indian Institute of Advanced Study (5.4 km)
The Indian Institute of Advanced Study invites some of the best scholars in the world to pursue their work in the humanities and the social and natural sciences.
Phone: +91 177 283 2930
- Shimla Airport (26 km)
Radisson Jass Shimla lies about an hour from this airport that offers flights throughout India.
Phone: +91 177 426 835
- Chandigarh Airport (136 km)
International flights are available from this airport a few miles away from the hotel.
Phone: +91 172 505 6411
Additional Shimla Information
The capital of Himachal Pradesh, Shimla was once the summer capital of the British government in India because of its cool, refreshing weather. Located at a height of 7,238 feet (2,206 metres) and surrounded by the Himalayan Mountains, Shimla was named after Shyamala Devi, a goddess whose temple lies in the heavily wooded Jakhu region. A major tourist destination, Shimla features many well-respected colleges and exciting cultural attractions.