Solan, an elegant region situated in the state of Himachal Pradesh, which is also called as the Mushroom City of India due to the huge mushroom cultivation of India. Settled at a height of 1467 meters above ocean level, Solan is known for its picturesque beauty. This place got its name from the Hindu Goddess Sholoni Devi, who is likewise the major goddess of this region. The entire district is surrounded by thick forest and tall mountains. The city is also mentioned in Mahabharata, the cave near the top of Mount Karol, here the Pandavas resided here during their Deportation. Solan is also one of the best places to visit for tourist because of the weather of this city remains pleasant throughout the year, so tourist can visit this place anytime and enjoy or have amazing holidays here.
Attractions: Mohan Shakti National Heritage Park, Shoolini Temple, Karol Tibba, Jatoli Temple, Jawahar Park, Rotary Chock, Dr. Yashwant Singh Parmar University of Horticulture and Forestry, Forest nursery area, etc…
Best Time to visit: Weather stays pleasant all year.
Peak Season: November to February and April to June.
How to Reach
- By Air: Nearest airport to Solan is Chandigarh which is located at a distance of 79 km from the city.
- By Rail: Nearest railway station is Kalka Railway Station which is 42 km away from Solan. Which is good connectivity with hole country and well connected to cities such as Kolkata, Mumbai, Delhi, Amritsar, etc….
- By Road: State and Private buses very easily available for Solan from Chandigarh and Delhi. Tourist can also hire taxis or cabs to reach here from major cities of the state and other major cities of the country as well.
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