Amar Palace

Address: The Ridge, Shimla, Himachal Pradesh, 171012, India | Hotel
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This hotel, located on The Ridge, Shimla, is near Kalka - Shimla Railway, Jakhu Temple, Kufri Ski Resort, and Kinnaur.
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      We head for the hills....

      A travel blog entry by peacocks2014 on Jan 17, 2015

      30 photos

      ... of the hotel could have been taken straight from Surrey or Hampshire. There were all sorts of art deco furnishings and endless photographs of dignitaries and British officers covering the walls. It had at times hosted some notable guests including the last Viceroy of India himself, Louis Mountbatten. To prove this notable historical moment, there was of course a picture of him alongside a possee of locals, all looking rather grand, out in the in the garden.

      The place ...

      Toy train to Shimla

      A travel blog entry by dave.wardle.399 on Feb 16, 2013

      2 comments, 4 photos

      ... all the open space at "peak morning time" I can confirm that figure. I think the sewage infrastructure needed in India makes our Super Sewer look like minor plumbing! We left Delhi on the Shabati express to Kalka were we boarded a special Toy Train with heritage carriages. The man organising all food and refreshment seemed to think I was the tour guide and kept asking my permission to serve or ...

      Shimla: Birthplace of the Indian Partition

      A travel blog entry by crowdywendy on Jul 14, 2012

      8 photos

      ... Viceregal Lodge looks like a cross between Harry Potter's Hogwarts School and the Tower of London..." and "it costs 20 Rupees if you just want to look around the gardens". Disappointingly, the Guide gives no information about the historical significance nor much information at all about this grand old building.

      Our afternoon was free to roam the Shimla Mall and yet another opportunity for the incorrigible Alan to once again try to ferret out some tonic water.

      A long road into the mountains

      A travel blog entry by marsie80 on Apr 03, 2011


      ... enjoyed the scenery as we wound our way into the mountains. I was particularly delighted when I began to see monkeys standing on the side of the road and perched in trees, silently watching our colorful game of chicken down below. About 5 hours later, we FINALLY pulled up in front of the Hotel Sagar View, where we were net by the rest of the group, and treated to a very tasty dinner. Now off to bed. I truly can't wait for my first full nights sleep in 3 ...

      Shimla at last

      A travel blog entry by wilf_day on Mar 18, 2011

      ... and after partition it continued to be the summer capital of the Indian Punjab for another ten years. Along the shops of the Mall Road, no beggars, and no touts. Two nice locals who politely asked if they could show us anything, which anywhere else in India would have been the opening line for "I can show you a store . . ." No, they were just being friendly.

      In hindsight, the fourth of our four high spots of the trip. Even if we were crazy not to turn back at ...

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