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#12 of 51 Places To Visit in Shimla
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Mall Road, Near Railway Building, Shimla, Himachal Pradesh, 171001, India
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All days of the week
6:00 AM - 8:00 PM

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Along the western end of Shimla where two of the most important roads of the city, the Mall Rad and the Ridge meet, the Scandal Point is located. Any one visiting the city is bound to come to this place and feel the mysterious vibes of the long forgotten stories.  The very name of the place has quite an intriguing story to tell that is based loosely on facts. It is said that, once upon a time the charismatic and charming Maharaja of Patiala, Bhupinder Singh wooed the daughter of the Viceroy. In the young rebellious love between the two people of totally different worlds, they finally decided to elope from all bounds. It is said that the couple met here at scandal point from where they started their journey. This scandalous act led the British Viceroy to expel Maharaja Bhupinder Singh from Shimla hence giving the place its name. 

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Anuj Agarwal
Anuj Agarwal
Crowded place but nice view
Jun 24 2014
There is a whole lot of crowd at the place and I guess pretty expected to considering that it lies right in the center of the path that leads to all the major attractions of the city and even treated as a common landmark. I found that there are two p ...... read more