Kasauli - Place To See Around

| July 29, 2012
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Parwanoo: About 24 km from Kasauli, Parwanoo is known for its apple orchards. It has several plants to process apples, etc. Freshly prepared jams, jellies, etc. can be purchased from the various factory outlets in Parwanoo. The cable car at the Timber Trail is popular with tourists. The cable car covers distance of 1.8 km and takes tourists to a height of 5000 ft above sea level. Mughal Garden at Parwanoo is designed on the pattern of the Charbagh gardens in Kashmir.

Shimla: About 78 km from Kasauli, Shimla situated at an altitude of 7200 ft, is a famous summer getaway.  It was the summer capital during the British rule.

Kurukshetra: About 131 km from Kasauli, it is the place where the epic battle between Kauravas and Pandavas was fought. Lord Krishna preached Bhagwat Gita to Arjun in Kurukshetra.

Chandigarh: About 54 km from Kasuli, it is India’s first planned city. It was designed by French architect Charles-Édouard Jeanneret also known as Le Corbusier. Renowned across the world for Rock Garden.

Auli: A famous hill station and winter sports destination, Auli is only 76 km from Kasauli. It lies on the way to Badrinath, one of the Chota Char Dham pilgrimage sites.

Kufri: About 13 km from Shimla, it is a popular hill station. During winter it turns into a popular ski track.

Sanawar: Situated at an altitude of 1750 m, Sanawar is a hill resort. It is more famous for the Lawrence School, founded more than a century ago. Lawrence, Sanawar is believed to be the first co-educational boarding school in the world.

Gurkha Fort and Dagshai are other popular places around Kasauli.