A Saturday Evening at Mall Road

Shimla the capital city of the state has always been the centre of attraction not only for the tourists and the visitors from different parts of the country but also for the people living in the different other districts of Himachal Pradesh. Though not all the regions in Himachal are hilly, thus Shimla attracts people from the surrounding places as well. People love to work here; students from different regions come here to study, thus different people from different districts have permanently settled here making it a home away from home. The best place to hang out in Shimla is the Mall Road. People come here to get relaxed and be away from all the hustle bustle of the city and professional life.

The best part of Mall Road, Shimla is that it is a non-vehicle zone and it allows Shimlite's to roam freely. Moreover the calm and serene environment with fancy showrooms and restaurants all around makes the walk really a stress buster. Though walking on the Mall Road with friends and closed ones is always a pleasure, but enjoying a walk on a Saturday evening has its own charm.

'Saturday', popularly known as the day of the weekend gives a break to the students, professionals and other working people. Residents of Shimla spend this day in a way to relax the fullest, so that the next Monday they get on to work, they feel fresh at mind. The best medicine to this is a nice walk on the Mall Road among the most trendy youth and sophisticated people all around. At about 5 pm in the evening, people of different age groups start gathering on the Mall Road coming from their different professions. Students really find a day to put aside their books and dress up with their favourite clothes and join the crowd on the Mall Road. Mostly the crowd is dominated by the youth mostly teenagers. Following the latest fads in clothes, hairstyles, looks etc. the youth make the crowd really attractive and give it a very fancy appearance.

A Saturday evening on the Mall Road seems to be no less than an evening in New York or Switzerland. Moreover, the chilly weather and antique buildings like Gaiety Theater, Town Hall makes it even more excellent. Though people come here after their tiring work of five continuous days, but the walk here makes them so relieved that they take several rounds of the Mall Road without getting tired. This day on the Mall Road acts as a occasion to meet the old and new friends, relatives and other known ones.

Restaurants and coffee shops covering almost every yard of the Mall Road, Shimla give a way to the people to halt and sit down and share a coffee with their friends. Restaurants and coffee shops viz. Barista, Café Coffee Day, Beekays, Indian Coffee House, Baljees, Jashan, Alfa, City Point, Devicos at mall Road, Shimla are always occupied with people. After several rounds on the Mall Road, people often step into these quality coffee houses and restaurants to spend some time and share few talks with their closed ones. With a fantastic view of the Mall Road outside and enjoying hot coffee inside these café's really feels great.

Some people also come here to have a good shopping. Mall Road do not disappoint them also as it has number of brand showrooms all the way. Woodland, Bata, United Colors of Benetton, Reebok etc. provides the quality stuff to the people at Mall Road, Shimla. Though the price may be a little high but the contentment and satisfaction the products provide is really unmatchable.

Thus at Saturday evening on the Mall Road, we find every kind of people enjoying the walk. Youth come to enjoy with their friends, some come for shopping and enjoying with their family and few are the tourists. Thus every section of the society forms the stars of the Saturday evening on the Mall Road.


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