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Nahan Tourism

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Gaurav Verma
  • Gaurav Verma
  • Lives in Delhi
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  • 3 Reviews

"Exclusiveness in the small town"

  • 6/7
  • Posted 4 months ago
Far from the maddening crowd, enjoy much needed break and comfortable stay. Enjoy the fresh airs and recharge yourself. Excellent road condition will add a spark in your trail blazing in the Himalayas. Visit to this place is more like....... More
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Vinamra Chawla
  • Vinamra Chawla
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  • Lives in Delhi
  • 6 Reviews

"NAHAN"

  • Posted 2 years ago
Perfect / nearest mountain break from delhi Good roads & be there in 5 hrs Food, sight-seeing and shopping: Renukaji Zoo Activities & things to do: Rivers & mountain climbing Travel tips, How to reach, travel warnings etc: Take....... More
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Neeraj Mittal
  • Neeraj Mittal
  • Flashpacker
  • Lives in Delhi
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  • 3 Reviews

"Nahan- Green Hills aplenty !"

  • Posted 2 years ago
We thought Nahan is a not-so-choosen venue to get a weekend break from Delhi since delhites have other popular options to choose from. But being closer to Delhi is big plus. Nahan has got plenty of lush green hills, weather in August was....... More
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Nahan Info

  • State: Himachal Pradesh
  • Famous for/as: Hill
Nahan is a town located in the state of Himachal Pradesh and is the headquarters of Sirmaur district. Situated in the Shivalik hills, it is a well laid-out town, and was the capital city of Raja Karan Prakash in 1621.

Situated at an altitude of 932 metres, Nahan is a good base for visits to the surrounding areas like Renukaji Lake, Paonta Sahib, Trilokpur temple and the Suketi Fossil Park. It has a pleasant climate throughout the year.

There are many temples here like the Miyan Mandir, Nainidhar Shiv Mandir, Kalisthan Temple and Jagannath Temple. The town's special attractions include its three lovely walkways, the Villa Round, the Military Round and the Hospital Round.

The hub of Nahan's activities is Chaugan, Bikram Bagh and Khadar-Ka-Bagh. Gift shops, the Rosin and Turpentine factory and local temples are among the other major attractions. Situated in the centre of the town of Nahan town is Rani Tal, which has a large temple and a water pond. Ducks and cranes in the Ranital Tank and Ranital Garden further add to the charm. The Mall Road is a favourite haunt of youngsters.

Hindi, Punjabi, English are understood and spoken by the people in the tourism sector. The nearest airport is Chandigarh, while Dehradun and Shimla are the other options. The nearest railway stations are Ambala, Chandigarh and Kalka. There are regular bus services to other towns and cities like Manali, Delhi and Haridwar.

Pakka Talaab is the place where two important festivals of the town, Bawan Dwadashi Fair and Gugga Peer Fair are celebrated in September every year. During the Bawan Dwadashi fair held towards the end of the monsoon, 52 idols of the local deities are carried in a procession to the Jagannath temple and are then left afloat in the tank. The Gugga Peer fair is celebrated as a tribute to Gogaji or Gugga, the folk deity of Rajasthan.

Trilokpur Temple is located about 23 kms away from Nahan and here the temple goddess Mahamaya Bala Sundri is very famous. Dhaula Kuan, about 20 kms from Nahan, has an extensive plantation full of citrus plants and mangoes and a fruit canning factory making juices, jams, pickles and canned fruits.

Located at a distance of about 21 km from Nahan, the Suketi Fossil Park, also called Shivalik Fossil Park, exhibits life-sized fibre reinforced plastic models of ancient animals whose skeletons were discovered here.

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