solan City

Solan is the district headquarters of Solan district (created on 1 September 1972) in the state of Himachal Pradesh. The largest Municipal Council of Himachal Pradesh, it is located 46 kilometres south of the state capital, Shimla. At an average elevation of 1,600 metres (5,200 ft). The place is named after the Hindu goddess Shoolini devi. Every year in the month of June, a fair celebrating the goddess is held, featuring a 3-day mela at Thodo ground. Solan was the capital of the erstwhile princely state, Baghat.

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mushroom City

Solan was the capital of the erstwhile princely state, Baghat. It is known as the “Mushroom city of India” because of the vast mushroom farming in the area as well as the Directorate of Mushroom Research (DMR) situated at Chambaghat.

Mall Road

One of the key attractions of Solan is Solan Mall Road. This road where the locals come to sell and buy. From handicraft to bookstores, this place is a plethora of all. This road is a hub of the best shops and cafes in Solan. People who come to Solan cannot return without shopping in Mall Road.

Jatoli Mandir

Multiple fables and stories are associated with the history of Jatoli Shiv Temple. It is one of the oldest temples of Lord Shiv where an ancient linga is the also placed since a long time. It is believed that the temple was once the resting place of Lord 

Bon Monastery
The Bon monastery in Solan was founded by the Abbott Lungtog Tenpai Nyima in 1969 and is the only one that practices this ancient religion in India. Located near a hill top, the road leading to the monastery is narrow and steep, but once there, the ambiance is spiritual.

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