Kasauli is a small hill station and cantonment in the Solan district of Himachal Pradesh, which was established during British Era in 1842. Still, you can see here some buildings of 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.
Places To See in Kasauli
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 the 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 Himalayas with Sanjeevani Parvath. The top of the hill is foot shaped that is believed to be engraved with the footmark of the lord.
It is another point of interest in Kasauli which is famous for sunset view. Sunset Point is blessed with beauty of nature since the place has pine-laid landscapes. There is also a walking lane near the point usually called Lover’s Lane.
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 old heritage market where you can purchase beautiful handicrafts, decorative items, etc. Here you can taste the best momos of the area.
The church was built by the Britishers in 1923. The architecture of this Church is mixture of both Indian and Victorian architecture. In 2008, the church was damaged by fire and most of its interior was damaged that time.
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 peaceful walk.