Iconic Buildings to Explore in Shimla

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Most urbanized district of Himachal Pradesh.

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Iconic Buildings to Explore in Shimla

Indian Institute of Advanced Studies

IIAS structure was built as home for Lord Duffein, who was the Viceroy of India during 1884 and 1888. The place has witnessed major historic decisions including Shimla Conference (1945) and the Separation of Pakistan and East Pakistan (1947). After independence, the building was renamed as ‘Rashtrapati Nivas’. It was used as a summer retreat by the President of India. Later, it was converted into a research centre for Indian culture, religion, humanities and social and natural sciences.

Map of Iconic Buildings to explore in Shimla