- W of Shimla
- Indian/foreigner Rs20/50
- 9.15am-1pm & 2-5pm, to 7pm May-Jul, tours every 30min
Lonely Planet review for Viceregal Lodge
Built as an official residence for the British viceroys, the Viceregal Lodge looks like a cross between Harry Potter’s Hogwarts School and the Tower of London. Every brick used in its construction was hauled up here by mule. Today it houses the Indian Institute of Advanced Study, but you can take a guided tour of the buildings. Photography is not permitted inside. Tickets cost Rs20 if you just want to look around the gardens.