Shimla is a hill station in the northern state of Himachal Pradesh, India. Located in the western Himalayas at an altitude of 2,205 meters (7,234 feet), it is a popular destination for tourists and a popular place to escape the heat of the plains in the summer months.

The town is known for its Victorian architecture, which is reflected in the design of many of the buildings in the area. It is also home to a number of temples, churches, and other places of worship. The surrounding region is known for its natural beauty, including forests, hills, and lakes, and is a popular spot for outdoor activities such as hiking, camping, and fishing.