Shimla is the place of temples and churches. Some of the churches in Shimla are Christ Church & St. Michael's Cathedral : Built in 1846-1857, Christ Church is the second oldest Church of Northern India. The Church overlooks the ridge and is one of the landmarks of Shimla.
The clocks on Christ Church were added later but none of them are functional now. The Church's exquisite beauty comes with the stained glasses that are fitted on its windows. The town's other important Churches are St. Michael's Cathedral and Roman Catholic Cathedral, which is just off the Mall. Christ Church at Kasauli, Christ Church at Shimla, St Johns' Church at Mecleodgang, St Francis at Dalhousie.