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Shimla was the summer capital of India under British rule. Presently, it is the state capital of Himachal Pradesh. Shimla is also the kick off point for the rest of Himachal, with well-knit roads. It is not just the substantiation of some grand monuments and colonial architecture that Shimla offers; it is also home to the most pleasing meanders and panoramic views that attract adventure enthusiasts and honeymooners alike. It is quite natural that this hill station has been acquired the status of a preferred and much loved picnic spot in India. This largest fun fare of the hilly states grabs people with the colorful performances of folk dancers and other activities based on the rich rustic tradition. The people of Shimla are informally called Shimlaites. With largely cosmopolitan crowds, a variety of festivals are celebrated here.

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