Overview

The place is named after the Hindu goddess Shoolini Devi. It is known as the “Mushroom city of India” because of the vast mushroom farming in the area.

Solan is also crowned as the “City of Red Gold“, in reference to the bulk production of tomatoes in the area. The Kalka-Shimla railway a Narrow-gauge railway line passes through Solan. It was built by the British and is a recognised UNESCO World Heritage site.

Places To Visit

  1.  The Shoolini Mata Temple
  2. Jatoli Shiv Temple
  3. Yundung Monastery
  4. Bon Monastery Solan
  5. Kasauli
  6. Moksha Himalaya Spa at Moksh Resort, Parwanoo
  7. Dagshai Jail Museum
  8. Toy Train Kalka-Shimla
  9. Kuthar Fort
  10. Kandaghat- Untouched paradise
  11. Chail Palace, Chail
  12. Habban Valley
  13. Kali Ka Tibba Temple

 

Things To Do

 For nature and trekking lovers, Solan tourist places like the Choor Chandni trek, starting from the village of Nohradhar, are an ideal getaway.

Best Time To Visit

For people who are keen on exploring new places, the summer months of March, April, and May are the best time to explore the option of Solan sightseeing.

Other alternatives for the best time to visit during off-season are August, September, October, and November. After monsoon finishes, Solan weather gives nature lovers ample opportunity to explore the lush green landscape

Other Information

  1. LOCATION : Solan
  2. AREA (KM sqr) : 1936
  3. POPULATION : 576670
  4. LANGUAGE SPOKEN : Hindi, Punjabi, English & pahari(Mahasu)
  5. AVG. SUMMER TEMPERATURE (CELSIUS) : 15 to 30
  6. AVG. WINTER TEMPERATURE (CELSIUS) : 0 to 20
  7. RELIGION : Hinduism,Muslim, Sikhism, Christianity,Budhism and Jainism