Solan: Mushroom city of India

Solan is a hill station located in the state of Himachal Pradesh. Apart from being a tourist destination, the city is also known as the Mushroom City of Himachal Pradesh due to its huge mushroom plantation. Apart from mushrooms, Solan is famous for its huge tomato production, due to which it is also known as the city of red gold.

That there are many temples and monasteries located in this beautiful city, which charming a large number of tourists and devotees every year. An approximately 300-year-old fort is also situated atop a hill in Solan, which has now become a ruin. Both devotees and tourists should visit the Shulini Mata Temple and Jatoli Shiva Temple located here. Solan is also known as Mushroom city.

Shoolini Mata Temple and fair

Solan is a beautiful city in the state of Himachal Pradesh named after the goddess Shulini, who is considered to be the little sister of Goddess Durga. The annual festival is celebrated here in the last week of June. According to the legend, Goddess Shoolini visits her elder sister Goddess Durga at the Mata Durga temple in Ganj Bazar, Solan. In this festival, hundreds of people dressed in colorful costumes, pay their respects at the Shulini temple and then join in the auspicious Shobha Yatra. Goddess Shulini returns to her place after the three-day festival. The last day is also celebrated with pomp and show.

Shulini temple

Kuthar Fort

Kuthar Fort is a major tourist destination of Solan which is claimed to be around 300 years old. This fort is the oldest historical monument of the region. This fort is spread over a large area and has many freshwater springs.

Jawahar Park

Jawahar Park is a place in Solan where you can spend a relaxing and enjoyable time. Jawahar Park is also a very special place for children. The park has small zoos, children’s trains, beautiful fountains, and rides.

Nalagarh Fort

Nalagarh Fort is one of the most famous heritage hotels located in the Himachal Pradesh Solan district which is situated on the banks of the Aravalli hills. This fort overlooks the city of Jaipur in Rajasthan. This fort was earlier named Sudarshangarh, later named Nalagarh which means tiger house. This fort was originally built as an upward transfer from the city and was connected to the Jaigad Fort. This fort with the lush green environment is a good place to visit on.

Nalagarh Fort

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Chail

Chail is a quiet hill station near Solan and Shimla, known for the world’s highest cricket ground, the Heritage Hotel, Chail Palace, and cedar trees. Situated at an elevation surrounded by lush greenery, this tourist destination is known for its breathtaking view and is known as a hiker’s paradise. Chail is a tourist destination that makes the journey of tourists memorable. The place is famous and beautiful for having the highest cricket and polo ground in the world and has a magnificent resort situated on three hills. There is also a Chail wildlife sanctuary

Chail Himachal Mushroom city

 Kasauli

Kasauli is a hill cantonment town on the road from Chandigarh to Shimla, a peaceful holiday destination away from the crowded world. the beautiful deodar forests, Kasauli is known for the lavish Victorian buildings built by the British, whose mysterious and serene atmosphere attracts everyone. Magnificent Victorian structures speak of the glorious past of this hill station.

Many types of endangered species are also found in the dense forests in this area. Even though Kasauli is not ahead in any special attraction or activities, but the serene atmosphere and charming peace attract everyone towards it. If you are looking for a peaceful place to visit and want to get away from the crowded world, then there is no better place for you than Kasauli. This natural place will provide peace of mind and an ideal atmosphere for you.

Solan Valley Mushroom city

Solan @Google Map

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