Located at the center of the town, the Ridge is an open space that extends from east to west along the Mall. The spectacular view of the lofty mountains from the spot makes it a great tourism destination. The snow-covered Scandal Point in the west has a European look to it. Shimla Ridge is also the center for cultural activities, summer festivals, government functions, and so on. Under the Ridge, large water tanks with a capacity of 10,00,000 gallons were built in the 1880s which supplies water to the town. Prominent landmarks like Christ church and Library building are located close to this tourist destination.