Planning for going somewhere to enjoy your tour in the northern Indian state of Himachal Pradesh? If so, Solan, which is fondly known as the ‘Mushroom City of India’ and the ‘City of Red Gold’ (because of the bulk production of tomatoes in the region), is just for you. For making the tour of this charming city easy, comfortable and convenient, the Himachal Holiday Packages with Best Deals are specially designed by Rihan Travels, one of the leading tour and travel operators of Shimla.
Having the district headquarters of the Solan district in the northern Indian state of Himachal Pradesh and being the largest municipal council of this mountainous state, Solan, which was named after the Hindu goddess Shoolini Devi, is a large city of this state. Situated at an average altitude of 1,600 m (5,200 ft) above sea level, this charming city, which has been the capital of the erstwhile princely state, Baghat, hosts an annual fair organizing in the month of June lasting for 3 days for honoring the goddess.
Points of Interest in Solan
This mesmerizing city is home to several points of interest. Some main ones of them are following:
Mohan Shakti National Heritage Park
Situated on the foothills of the Himalayas at a distance of approx 30 km from the city of Solan and 10 km from the town of Chambaghat, the Mohan Shakti National Heritage Park, which is the first ever ancient heritage park in the northern part of India, is the must visit place in Solan.
Shoolini Mata Temple
Dedicated to goddess Shoolini, the Shoolini Mata Temple, which is counted among the holiest and oldest temples in this area, is regarded as one of the most visited tourist attractions in this city.
Solan Railway Station
Being one of the railway stations on the Kalka Shimla Railway (KSR), the Solan Railway Station is counted among the highest railway stations in the world.
Menri (medicine mountain) Monastery
Counted among the most colorful places in Solan, the Menri Monastery, which is home to a large idol of Lord Shenrab Mibo, is one of the most ancient monasteries in India. New Year’s Eve, when Cham or the Bon Dances are performed here, is the best time to visit this charming monastery, the center of much festivity, vibrancy and color.
Having the places of very religious and historical significance, the Karol Tibba along with the nearby Meteol Tibba is counted among the top tourist attractions in this region.
On the basis of the things mentioned above, it can be surely said that Solan is one of the top tourist destinations in the northern Indian state of Himachal Pradesh. In case of being desirous to escape to this breathtaking city to have romance along with your beloved.
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