(Last Updated on : 24-12-2014)
Solan is one of the districts of Himachal Pradesh, with a temperate climate round the year. The district has been named after Goddess Soloni Devi, whose temple is located in the southern part of the town. Solan is well known for its numerous breweries that first started in 1835. The place renders a picturesque view with chir pine trees, apricots and walnuts visible in the surrounding hills. Kasauli, Barog, Chail, Parwanoo, Kiarighat, Shalooni Devi Temple, Bon Monastery-the 2nd oldest monastery in the world and Darlaghat are the legendary places located in proximity to Solan. Wonderful sculptures and interesting legend entwine the temples whilst making Solan a pious place.
Drona Shiva Temple, Solan, Himachal Pradesh
- Dedicated to Lord Shiva, Drona Shiva Temple is supposed to have been erected by Guru Dronacharya, amidst wooded surroundings.
Bon Monastery, Solan, Himachal Pradesh
- Bearing immense historical importance, Bon Monastery possesses spellbinding architecture, accompanied by celebrated ritualistic festivals.
Young Drum Monastery, Solan, Himachal Pradesh
- Serving as the teaching centre of the most erstwhile religion in Tibet, Young Drum Monastery is home to ritualistic dances.