Tuesday, December 22, 2020

Kasauli Himachal Pradesh | Weekend Getaway for Chandigarhians

Kasauli is a small hill station and cantonment in the Solan district of Himachal Pradesh, which was established during the British Era in 1842. Still, you can see here some buildings of the colonial period. The whole of the area is well preserved by Indian army personals. Today, Kasauli has turned into a popular destination for weekend trips
and small retreats. On weekends, it is flooded by tourists from nearby cities and towns. It is approximately 65 Km from Chandigarh and almost 94 km from Ambala. The place has also become popular among tourists from Delhi as it is one of the nearest hill stations from Delhi too.

Kasauli Market & Church

Places To Visit in Kasauli

Monkey Point

Monkey Point is one of the famous places to visit in Kasauli. It is one of the highest peaks in Kasauli. On a clear day, one can have a complete view of Chandigarh City and its nearby regions from here. There is also a temple on the hill, which is dedicated to Lord Hanuman. It is believed that Lord Hanuman set his foot on this peak while returning from the Himalayas with Sanjeevani Parvat. The top of the hill is foot-shaped that is believed to be engraved with the footmark of the lord.

Monkey Point Kasauli

Sunset Point

It is another point of interest in Kasauli which is famous for the sunset view. Sunset Point is blessed with the beauty of nature since the place has pine-laid landscapes. There is also a walking lane near the point usually called Lover’s Lane.

Sunset Point Kasauli

Mall Road

Mall Road is the center of attraction in Kasauli. It is one of the busiest areas of the town comprising of many shops, restaurants. The mall road also leads to the old heritage market where you can purchase beautiful handicrafts, decorative items, etc. Here you can taste the best momos in the area.

Mall Road Kasauli

Baptist Kasauli Church

The church was built by the Britishers in 1923. The architecture of this Church is a mixture of both Indian and Victorian architecture. In 2008, the church was damaged by fire and most of its interior was damaged that time.

Kasauli Church

Gilbert Trail

If you want to relish the beauty of nature and peace, Gilbert Trail is the best place for you. The trail is located just above the upper mall and is the best place for a peaceful walk.

Gilbert Trail

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