Fondly crowned as the Gateway of Himachal Pradesh, amazingly beautiful town of Solan is a darling destination of tourist and adventurers. With its envying heritage, immaculate picnic spots, architectural masterpieces and legendary old temples this town shows a snippet of India with all its aesthetic allures.
Situated at a distance of 50 km from state capital Shimla the town derives its name from local Hindu goddess Shoolini devi. The city has got the nickname of Mushroom city of India,due to huge mushroom production in the adjoining areas.
The town of Solan enjoys excellent road and rail connectivity that prompt the tourist influx to the city. Set amidst the numerous high hills like Matiul, Karol peak and others this town is marked by steep slopes and forested area that imparts it a special appeal. This amazing hill station also serves as base tour to the various tourist destinations in vicinity that include Chail, Dagshai, Subathu, Kandaghat and Churdhar peak.
The town of Solan has a huge tourism potential but tourism is not the only thing to bank upon, as Solan is also known as the great industrial hub. These diverse features of the city are enough to offer latest news from Solan.
Solan is one of the admired hill stations in the state of Himachal Pradesh but it is relatively hotter than Shimla. In summers the temperature may rise up to 35 Celsius but in winters it touched its nadir with -2 Celsius.
There are numerous tourist attractions in Solan where one can go for sightseeing during their tour to Solan. Some of the major tourist attraction are Barog, Bon Monastery (Yung Drung Ling), Jatoli Shiv Temple, Karol Tibba, Toy Train Ride, Sholoni Devi Temple and Dr. Yashwant Singh Paramar University of Horticulture and Forestry. The memories of your visit to this hill station lingers for life.
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Emu farming spreads wings in Himachal
- 06 Aug 2012
state's first emu farm is in Solan district.Ashish Naval, who set it up almost one... and Solan districts where the monkey menace is acute are contacting us to know... in Shimla, Solan, Sirmaur, Bilaspur, Hamirpur, Una, Mandi and Kangra districts
Dry spell may upset Himachal's applecart
- 25 Jul 2012
of optimum size of the apples," S.P. Bhardwaj, former joint director at the Solan
Nabard sanctions Rs.70 crore loan to Himachal
- 24 Jul 2012
for black topping of 11 roads in Sirmaur, Kangra, Bilaspur, Shimla and Solan districts... in Kangra and Solan districts.Himachal Pradesh has been demanding a cut
Kejriwal is BJP agent, says Digvijay Singh
- 21 Jul 2012
Balkrishna by allotting him a huge chunk of prime land near Chail (in Solan district
BJP tries to mop up votes with sops (Himachal Pradesh Newsletter)
- 20 Jul 2012
with populist policies to influence the voters," he told reporters in Solan
Himachal gets 46 percent less rainfall
- 17 Jul 2012
deficit rainfall in Solan district, the figure is higher in Lahaul and Spiti
L'Oreal to set up Rs.400 crore plant in Himachal
- 11 Jul 2012
industrial belt of Baddi in Solan district."The government is facilitating
Joshi's posters surfaces in Shimla too
- 10 Jul 2012
(in the state) like Solan. The party would not stop people behind such acts," state BJP
Heavy rains predicted in Himachal
- 08 Jul 2012
Shimla, July 8 (IANS) The hills of Himachal Pradesh may experience heavy rains in the next 24 hours, an official said Sunday.The rainfall is likely in Kangra, Shimla, Sirmaur, Hamirpur, Bilaspur, Solan, Una and Chamba districts
Getting married a comforting feeling: Mohit Chauhan
- 08 Jul 2012
with Prarthana June 29 at a hotel in Barog, near Kasauli hills in Solan district, Himachal
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