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Solan, Himachal Pradesh, India

Famous for

  • Temples
  • Monastery

Weather

Summer 15 to 30°C; Winter 0 to 25°C

Distance / Traveling Time

From Delhi: 307 kilometers / 5 h

Best Time To Visit

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Overview

Solan, housing one of the oldest breweries in India, is acclaimed as an ideal city to enjoy tranquility and nature. The city is also acclaimed as the Mushroom Capital due to high mushroom cultivation. The city is dotted with various monasteries

and temples. Along with travelers enjoying nature trail, the city also welcomes pilgrims from all round the globe. Solan is also a renowned religious site. The list of attractions also includes various viewpoints that are a must visit to enjoy picturesque views of the surrounding. The city is bestowed with nature's abundance and therefore is counted as one of the best travel destinations in India to enjoy the peacefulness.

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How to Reach Solan

By Train

Kalka, located at a distance of 44 km, is the nearest railway station. There are private taxis and cabs available on hire.

By Air

Shimla and Chandigarh are the nearest airports to reach Solan. From Airport, local commuting facility is available to transverse in and around the district.

By Road

The road connects from Delhi to Solan via Ambala and Kalka. The route is 307 km long.



Attractions in Solan

Shooloni Devi Temple

The temple is a must visit and attracts devotees from all across. The temple experiences huge footfall during the Solan Fair held in June every year.

Ghurka Fort

This is one of the oldest forts, built about 300 years ago. The fort is a great picnic spot and visitors can enjoy amazing views of the surrounding.

Bon Monastery

The monastery is recognized as the world’s 2nd oldest. The monastery is situated at a distance of 12 km from Solan.

Barog

Located at a distance of 8 km, this is a paradise for honeymooners. The panoramic view of the Churdhar Peak is a breathtaking sight.

Karol Tibba and Meteol Tibba

 Legends say that Tibba is the residence of Pandavas. The route is considered as an amazing trekking route featuring a few picnic spots.