Hotel Crystal Palace

Metro Pole Cottage Estate, Shimla, Himachal Pradesh, 171001, India | Hotel
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Travel Blogs from Shimla

Enchanting Vales of Heavenly abode..Leh & Ladakh

A travel blog entry by bhavika_sharma5


... to even 20,000/- . We preferred to go the simple way and cut our costs on lodging. The second day we explored the iconic places ..Shankaracharya Temple, Chashm-e-shahi, Pari Mahal, Botanical Garden. We planned to skip the other famous places for a second time visit. We rather went for shopping in the Government Handicraft store wherein one can get all the materials from clothes to shawls to jewellery. The must buying items include Kashmiri walnuts, wooden ...

Shimy Shimy Shimla

A travel blog entry by mark.wilson


... we came across the Viceregal Lodge and Botanical Gardens. This was a huge mansion where the British Viceroy used to live during the summer. It also looked a lot like Wayne Manor from Batman! Inside the mansion, we enjoyed a guided tour of the mansion's grand impressive rooms. The mansion was now home to the Institute of Advanced Studies, where you needed a minimum of a Phd to study there!

  • Enjoyed a nice wander around the gardens of the mansion, where ...

  • Shimla - Swizerland sick.

    A travel blog entry by beckyandboggy


    ... in our book but all above the £4 that we have been accustomed to paying so we put our trust in a moustached tout at the train station. It didn't pay off the first night we had to fight off monkeys who managed to open the windows in our room from the outside!! Hanuman is literally on top of our roof and food chain if were not careful. So we move rooms after pressure from boggy we got a mega deluxe room for the same price as the monkey nursery. We decide to be ...

    Shimla - Little Britain

    A travel blog entry by tomandevebaker


    ... India felt middle-class.

    And of course, Little Britain would not be complete without a little British weather. When the drizzle passed, the views of the surrounding alpine forests were spectacular.

    All in all, Shimla was a bit odd. The Indian Coffee House on the high street was no exception. Stepping in there was like stepping back in ...

    Much waiting around for a bus that never appeared

    A travel blog entry by matt.s.wise

    ... marriage was a useful fall-back for him, and both him and his wife understand the tradition so they cannot really complain that this was forced upon them.

    Anyway about 4pm I gave up waiting and got on a normal bus instead, which arrived in Shimla about 9pm. I don't know why I waited for the deluxe bus anyway - I didn't need the a/c or the extra comfort; I think I just decided to wait as an exercise in patience!

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    This hotel, located on Metro Pole Cottage Estate, Shimla, is near Kalka - Shimla Railway, Jakhu Temple, Kufri Ski Resort, and Kinnaur.
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