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Nahan Tourism Guide & Renukaji Travel Information
Location: Himachal Pradesh
Altitude: 932 Meters
Nahan Tourist Places: Bhawan Dwadshi, Renukaji
Best Time To Visit: December to March
Get tourism information about Nahan city of Himachal Pradesh in the Sirmaur district. Also know about tourist attraction in the this region.
A well-laid out picturesque town of Nahan is a district headquarter of Sirmaur district. It is situated on an isolated ridge in the Shiwalik hills, overlooking green fields. Known for its cleanliness and dust free streets, saints and princes are linked with the origin of Nahan.
The city was founded as a capital by Raja Karan Prakash in 1621. Another version recalls a saint who lived with a companionable Nahar on the site where the Nahan palace now stands. “Nahar” means a lion and probably the town takes its name from this saint.
Nahan Tourist Attractions:
At an altitude of 9,32m, Nahan is a good base for visits to the surrounding pilgrim areas viz. Renuka, Paonta Sahib, Trilokpur temple and the Suketi Fossil Park.
It has a pleasant climate throughout the year and is watered by man made lake and decorated with temples and gardens. It is also the headquarter of Sirmaur district.
Air: Nearest airport is Chandigarh, with Delhi as an alternative.
Rail: The nearest railway stations are Ambala, Chandigarh and Kalka, which are connected by a regular trains and bus service.
Road: Nahan is approachable from many directions by road: via Dehradun through Paonta Sahib; via Kalka-Ambala from Haryana and via Solan from Shimla.
There are regular bus services linking it to the other towns like Manali, Delhi and Haridwar.
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