When you are in Shimla and you are seeing silhouette visible from very far away, probably this is the Christ church. Located near the iconic Mall Road, this church is the second oldest church in North India next to St. John Church of Meerut. This church is famous in every field. Everything this place offers suits the tourist. The View of the site from inside and outside both is just amazing.
Christ Church is famous for history, Architecture, Shopping, Worship, and Peace. The history of this place goes beyond the independence of India. It was designed by J. T. Boileau. Created in the year of 1844 this church is made to offers prayers by British Christian community living and ruling here in India. It took approximately 50000 rupees and more than 10 years to complete the construction of this iconic church.
As this place is a place of worship, wear clothes accordingly. Do not carry prohibited items inside the church. It is also not allowed to sit ideally inside the church and doing other things like Using mobile phones instead of Praying. Put the Mobile on silent mode or switch off mode while entering Christ church.
Shimla is a paradise for food lovers. All types of food restaurants along with street food vendors make this place a good destination for food Lovers. Some of them are as follows:-
All types of hotels and motel facilities are available around the area. Some of them are listed below:
Timings are subject to change. You will be automatically booked into a time slot as part of the check out process. Please visit the official website to confirm the time slot before your visit.
Viewing the Church from Ridge Side: Located at one end of the ridge you can not miss this structure from that side. Spent some time sitting in the ridge area and enjoy the beauty of the church.
Visiting in Night: The nightlife in and around the church is just awesome. The good lighting from outside the church attracts many tourists at night. The church is more beautiful at night than in the day.
Iconic Architecture like Taj Mahal: The exterior shine of this church and one of the seventh wonders of the world (The Taj Mahal) is the same. This is also made by white marble and can be seen from far away
Shopping: The location of any tourist attraction makes it first in the list of visiting places in Shimla. As this is located near Mall road, so many options for shopping including window shopping are available for tourists.
Worship and Peace: Worship at the church and sit on the ridge and enjoy your own time. It will rejuvenate you for further exploration of Shimla city.