located in the southern end of the town. Solan is blessed with
a pleasant climate all round the year. Solan is well known for
its brewery started in 1835 with Anglo-German co-operation.
This brewery is known as Dyer-Meakin Brewery which produce
excellent beer and quality whisky. Solan also has a sprawling
horticulture and forestry university.
Tourist Attractions in Solan
There are various tourist attractions in Solan. This town has
the temples of Soloni Devi, Devi Durga, Hari, Narasing. The
Children’s Park, Mohan Park, Jawahar Park, Library and the old
Church at Chambaghat are the various places which can also be
visited in Solan. From Solan, the Jatoli village and the
temple of Lord Shiva can also be visited. Barog is located
about 8 km from Solan and 37 km from Kalka. From Barog one can
have a panoramic view of Churdhar Peak.
How to reach Solan
The nearest airports are located at Shimla and Chandigarh from
Solan. The distance from these airports to Solan can be easily
covered by road.
The nearest railway station is located at Kalka, about 44 kms
from Solan. The Broad gauge track upto Kalka connects Kalka to
Delhi, Kolkata and Amritsar. There is narrow gauge railway
line from Kalka to Solan.
Solan is also well connected by buses and taxis, which are
easily available from Chandigarh and Delhi.