The small serene cantonment town of Kasauli in Solan District of Himachal Pradesh is every hill lover's favorite abode. Hilly terrain, panoramic views of Himalayas, Mall Road, and the blend of Gothic and Indian style architecture lend a postcard-like look to Kasauli. Attractions like Monkey Point, Baptist Church, and Gurudwara Shri Balak Nath Temple must be visited during a stay in Kasauli. Surrounded by a forest of oak, pine chestnut trees, the mesmerizing cantonment town of Kasauli in Himachal is perfect for those looking for a quiet break. It is located between Chandigarh and Shimla.
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Interesting facts about Kasauli
Unspoiled by commercialization, the town boasts pristine nature, fresh mountain air, and complete tranquillity, which makes it perfect for those keen on being at one with nature.
The highlight of the trail, however, is its endpoint, from where if you walk 300 meters more, you’ll be treated to a breathtakingly beautiful view of the surrounding verdant landscape.
Nestled at the end of the Upper Mall Road, Sunset Point is one of the best places in Kasauli to observe the beautiful sunset and enjoy the unrivaled views of the valley and nature-filled scenery.
The history of Kasauli goes back to the 17th century, when some Rajput families from Rewari in Haryana, settled in the town, which was then called Kasul. There are many interesting theories surrounding the name of the place. It is believed that the name ‘Kasauli’ is derived from Kausalya, a mountain stream flowing near Kasauli. Another theory states that the name comes from the word ‘Kusmawali’, which translates to flower maiden.Some of the locals also believe that the Hindu Lord Hanuman had placed his feet in the region, in order to reach the Sanjeevani hill, which led to the creation of the place. The region was part of the Gurkha expansion before they ceded their fort to the British