Solan, Himachal Pradesh
Solan is beautiful district of Himachal Pradesh.Solan district is divided into 4 sub-divisions: Solan, Nalagarh, Arki and Kandaghat. Solan sub-division comprises Solan and Kasauli tehsils. Nalagarh, Arki and Kandaghat sub-divisions comprise Nalagarh, Arki and Kandaghat tehsils respectively.The area surrounding Solan is very rich in peas, tomatoes, ginger and beans.It is known as the "Mushroom city of India" because of the vast mushroom farming in the area.The mushroom research centre is situated at Chambaghat of District Solan, Himachal Pradesh.Solan is also called the "City of Red Gold", in reference to the bulk production of tomatoes in the area.Solan is a fairly Important Industrial town.The well known Baddi-Nalagarh-Barotiwala, Parwanoo Industrial areas which belong to Solan District.The climate in Solan is always pleasant. Solan is nearer to Shimla. The road distance between Solan and Shimla is only 50 km.Shoolni Fair is the famous fair of Solan, Celebrated every year in the month of June.Mall road of the Solan is beautiful place.On the weekend there is a huge rush on the mall road. Solan town has the distinction of having the best cinemas in State as on today. Anand cinema which was started in the year 2002 is the first of its kind in Himachal Pradesh, being a Sr. Dolby cinema.
College & Universities in Solan
A lot of college and universities are there in Solan.The Himachal Agriculture College and the Research Institute are also located in Solan. List of colleges and Universities in Solan
1.) Govt. Polytechnic kandaghat, Solan.
2.) Solan Homeopethic Medical College.
3.) Green Hills Engineering College.
4.) LR College.
5.) Himachal Institute of Education, Solan
6.) DAV Dental College.
7.) Baddi University.
8.) Chitkara University, Barotiwala, Distt. Solan
9.) Shoolini University.
10.) Nauni University.
11.) Manav Bharti University.
12.) MM University & Medical College, Solan Distt. Solan
13.) Maharaja aggresen University Solan.
15.) Jaypee University.
Parks in Solan:-
1.) Children Park.
2.) Mohan Park.
3.) Jawaher Park.
Famous Hotel in Solan:-
1.) Himani Resort.
2.) Paragon Hotel.
Tourist Places in Solan:-
Solan is the ideal spot for picnics and long rambles into the woods, where, more often than not, is a cool and refreshing spring. For picnickers and ideal places are Karol Tibba and Meteol Tibba.
Some of the famous tourists places in District Solan are listed below:-
Temple in Solan:-
3.) Nauni temple.
Play grounds In Solan:-
1.) Thodo Ground.
2.) Police ground.
How to reach Solan:-
One can reach Solan By Air, By Train, By Bus.
The nearest airport to Solan is at Chandigarh. From Chandigarh You can reach to Solan
By Bus or By Taxi. Road distance between Chandigarh and Solan is approximately 75 km.
The nearest railway station to Solan is at Kalka. Kalka is approximately 20 km far from Solan.
From Kalka one can reach to Solan by bus or by Taxi.
Buses are available to Solan from Delhi as well as from Chandigarh.
From Delhi Solan is 250 km far and from Chandigarh it is 75 km far.