Blessed with a pleasant climate all the year round Solan is a favorite of those looking to head away from the city and relax in a pleasent hillstation. Yet there is so much more to know about it.
1. Not just a picturesque place but also the administrative headquarter of Solan district, in the Indian state of Himachal Pradesh
2. Solan is named after the Hindu Goddess ‘Shoolini Devi’ and The Shoolini Devi Temple is one of the most visited tourist spots of Solan. Every year, a jovial Solan fair is held here, attracting many voyagers.
3. Solan is known as the ‘The Mushroom City’ and ‘City of Red Gold’ because of large production of mushrooms and tomatoes in this area.
4. Solan is only 50 kms away from Shimla, situated on the Shimla-Kalka Highway.
5. Solan offers a trek to the historical Karol Tibba, which was inhabited by the Pandavas during their ‘Agyatvas’.
6. One of the oldest Buddhist monasteries of the world, Yung Drung Tibetan Monastery, also known as Yung Drung Ling or Bon Monastery is only 12 Kms away from Solan.
7. Solan was the capital of the former princely state of Bhagat and it still exudes the quaint colonial charm.
So come experience Solan, and plan your CityBreaks with V Resorts