Saturday, September 4, 2010

Indian Institute of Advanced Study in Shimla

Indian Institute of Advanced Study (IIAS) is one of the must visit place in Shimla. People who visit the shimla often visit the Mall Road, Ridge or Jakhu Temple and most of them miss this place to visit in Shimla. IIAS is situated at the altitude of 2205 meter from sea level and is distance of 6 km from Shimla railway station and bus stand.

IIAS is built by the British at 1888 as home for British Viceroy. IIAS is  remembered for Shimla Conference in 1945,  decision of separation Pakistan at 1947 also taken here.

IIAS is recreated by Ministry of Eduction, Gov't of India in 1964 and came in the function at 1965. IIAS is not less than a national heritage and its British architecture attracts everyone. You can visit the IIAS by spending a few rupees on tickets or passes at IIAS ticket conuter. Black movie of Amithab Bachan had been shooting down here. IIAS is a little bit away from Shimla city and is full of peace and natural beauty. You can see lots of cedar trees, flowers, Himalaya hills from IIAS.

Indian Institute of Advaced study in shimla is situated at Summer Hills in Balluganj. You can reach here by bus or can hire taxi cab. From the Shimla bus stand, railway station it will take only half an hour to reach IIAS.


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