Sankat Mochan is one of the famous temple of Shimla valley and major tourist attractions in Shimla, which people from various walks of life come to see to get the blessing of Lord Rama. It is positioned between the lush green and tranquil locals of Himachal Pradesh. Tourists tour this temple to spend homage to the idols of Lord Rama and other Hindu gods. This is a famous religious stop which is 5 kilometres away from Shimla and it is the second most popular tourist spot after Jakhu Temple. The temple got erected in the year 1950, by the perceived religious figure-Baba Neeb Karori Ji Maharaj, who was astonished by the beauty of the region. The history behind the temple is that aba Neeb Karori Ji Maharaj waited in the deep dark woods for ten days and determined to place a Hindu temple on the location. You will see the deities of Lord Rama, Lord Shiva, and Hanuman.