Indian Institute of Advanced Study (IIAS)
The Indian Institute of Advanced Study (IIAS) is a research institute based in Shimla, India.
It was set up by the Ministry of Education, Government of India in 1964 and it started functioning from 20 October 1965. Prior to this, it was the home of the Viceroy of India, known as the Visceregal Lodge and many historic decisions have been taken in the building during the Indian independence movement. The Shimla Conference was held here in 1945. The decision to carve out Pakistan and East Pakistan from India was also taken here in 1947. The Institute of Advance Studies is the first electrified building in Shimla. This electricity was run by steam engines which were brought from Britain.
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Distance from Sterling Legacy Shimla: 4.2km
The Mall Road10 mins
Mall Road is the main shopping street in Shimla, the capital city of Himachal Pradesh, India.
The Ridge10 mins
The Ridge road is a large open space, located in the center of Shimla, the capital city of Himachal Pradesh, India.
Jakhoo Temple is an ancient temple in Shimla, dedicated to the Hindu deity Hanuman.
Located just 13 km away from Shimla, Kufri is a charming hill station known for its panoramic views and adventure sports.
Nestled amidst the lush green valleys, Sterling Shivalik Chail is an excellent resort to stay during your trip to the serene hill station of Chail, located 41 km away from Shimla.