Retreat Building

#6 of 23 things to do in Shimla

The retreat building is the official Retreat Residence of the President of India at Chharabra, Shimla. Located at a distance of 13 kms from Shimla, the retreat is 1000 ft higher than the Ridge Top. Built in 1850s as a part of viceroy’s house in India, the retreat is a purely wooden structure with dajji wall construction. The architecture and the scenic views surrounding it makes it a major tourist attraction in Shimla.