Dalhousie was named after Lord Dalhousie who was the viceroy in India at the time (1854) when the British Empire established it as a summer retreat for its troops and bureaucrats.
Tag Archives | Churches
List of articles on the various churches in India. Includes detailed descriptions of the various sites, and pictures.
Kala Ghoda (Black Horse) is a reference to a black stone statue of King Edward VII mounted on a horse. In 1965, this statue was moved to Jijamata Udyan in Byculla. But this tiny art district still retains the name.
Photo Feature on The Ridge, a large open space, located in the heart of Shimla.
Built in 1853, Christchurch is the oldest church in Himachal Pradesh. Interestingly, the Sunday service is held in Hindi.
Pictures of St. Thomas’ Church, a huge edifice built in 1598, in gothic architectural style. A part of it has been converted into a museum – an archaeological treasure house. Sadly, the museum is in a real bad state.
Pictures of St. Paul’s Church, located within the Diu Fort, which came under the control of the Portuguese colonists in early sixteenth century.