Solan is the area central station of Solan region (made on 1 September 1972) in the Indian condition of Himachal Pradesh. The biggest Municipal Council of Himachal Pradesh, it is found 46 kilometers (29 mi) south of the state capital, Shimla. At a normal height of 1,600 meters (5,200 ft).It is known as the “Mushroom city of India” due to the boundless mushroom cultivating in the territory and the Directorate of Mushroom Research (DMR) arranged at Chambaghat. Solan is delegated as the “City of Red Gold”, in reference to the mass generation of tomatoes in the area.Solan can be known as a British town as basically a cantonment was worked here in the late nineteenth century by the British. Solan cantonment is still the best and the most very much arranged some portion of this range henceforth structures are made in an arranged way. Salwar suit is the fundamental ethnic wear all over Solan Distt, other normal dresses are additionally worn by women, where as men here have no particular conventional dress. Ghaghra suit is a conventional dress in Solan.
How to reach:
By Road. Solan is approachable by road from Shimla and Chandigarh. The minimum time a bus takes to reach Solan from New Delhi is 8h 40m.
By Train. Solan is well connected by the UNESCO world heritage railway – the Kalka-Shimla railway.
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Nalagarh is a city and a civil board of trustees in Solan locale in the Indian condition of Himachal Pradesh. It was the seat of the eponymous royal state amid the British Raj, and referred to in medieval period as the condition of Hindur. It was established by the Chandella Rajputs in 1100 AD.. It is arranged at 65 km separation from close-by real city Chandigarh. It has further been decreased to around 40 km after the opening of Chandigarh Siswan street.
Dagshai is one of the most seasoned cantonment towns in the Solan locale of Himachal Pradesh, India. It is arranged on top of a 5689 feet high hillock that stands sphinx-like with on leg on each side of the Kalka-Shimla Highway at a point around 11 km from Solan. It was established in 1847 by the East India Company by securing free of cost five towns from Maharaja of Patiala otherwise known as Bhupinder Singh of Patiala. The name of these towns were Dabbi, Badhtiala, Chunawad, Jawag and Dagshai.
Baddi is a modern town and a Nagar panchayat in the Southwestern Solan region of Himachal Pradesh. The town lies on the fringe of Himachal Pradesh and Haryana states in the Shivalik Hills, around 35 kilometers west of Solan.
Parwanoo is a metropolitan committee in Solan locale in the Indian condition of Himachal Pradesh. It is a mechanical town. It outskirts Panchkula area of Haryana, and is after the towns of Pinjore and Kalka on the Chandigarh Simla Highway. Indeed it is isolated by a waterway bed from the town of Kalka. Pinjore to Parwanoo is very nearly a consistent urban belt. From Pinjore there is additionally a street to Baddi.
Kandaghat is a residential community and Tehsil in the Solan area of Himachal Pradesh, India which is arranged on the Kalka-Shimla National Highway No. 22. The street to the acclaimed visitor destination of Chail turns from Kandaghat which is at a separation of 29 km. The capital of Himachal Pradesh, Shimla is at a separation of 30 km.