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Location: Shimla, Himachal Pradesh
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On the Observatory Hills is located Viceregal Lodge, which is also known as Rashtrapati Niwas. This magnificent building was the residence of the British Viceroy Lord Dufferin. The palatial building was the venue for many important decisions that changed the fate of the sub-continent. This lodge was completed in 1888.

It is said that mules carried every brick for the building. This is a six-storey building is surrounded by well-maintained gardens and lawns. A cafe is also there. The lodge has now been converted into Institute of Advanced Studies. The lodge is further 2-km from State Museum. .

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