Shimla is the Queen of Hills. Shimla has been the summer capital during British rule in India. The name Shimla comes from local goddess Shyamala which is another name of goddess Kaali. Shimla is a major tourist place in North India. Shimla has large number of tourist attractions in and around Shimla. Kufri, Naldehra, Naarkanda, Mashobra, Tattapaani are few of them. Within Shimla itself there number of tourism spots. Ridge, Mall Road, Scandal Point, Wildflower hall, HP University, Advanced Study are places which one should not miss while visiting Shimla. Shimal has a number of hotels. It ranges from a few hundred to many thousands per night. Shimla has easy access. In additions to road access it has train and air services as well. Shimla Guide: Queen of Hills - brings you information about Shimla Tourism, places of interest, General Information, Important Phone numbers and stay guide.