Kandaghat

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Kandaghat
town
Bird's View of Kandaghat, Himachal Pradesh
Bird's View of Kandaghat, Himachal Pradesh
Kandaghat is located in Himachal Pradesh
Kandaghat
Kandaghat
Location in Himachal Pradesh, India
Kandaghat is located in India
Kandaghat
Kandaghat
Kandaghat (India)
Coordinates: 30°58′59″N 77°07′01″E / 30.983°N 77.117°E / 30.983; 77.117
Country India
StateHimachal Pradesh
DistrictSolan
Elevation
1,425 m (4,675 ft)
Languages
 • OfficialHindi
Time zoneUTC+5:30 (IST)
PIN
173215 [1]
Websitehttp://hpsolan.nic.in Official Website of Solan District

Kandaghat is a small town and tehsil (sub-district) in the Solan district of Himachal Pradesh, India [2] which is on the Kalka-Shimla National Highway No. 22. The road to the famous tourist destination of Chail turns from Kandaghat which is at a distance of 29 km. The capital of Himachal Pradesh, Shimla (earlier called Simla) is at a distance of 30 km.

Coordinates: 30°59′N 77°07′E / 30.983°N 77.117°E / 30.983; 77.117

Places of interest[edit]

  • Sadhupul: a small village in Himachal Pradesh between Solan and Chail, located at the site of a small bridge constructed over the hill river "Ashwini". A water park was inaugurated on 30 June 2017 by CM.[3]
  • Chail: located is 25 km from Kandaghat. The Chail Palace, well-known for its architecture, was built as summer retreat by the Maharaja of Patiala during the British Raj, on the land allotted to him by the British for former's assistance in the Anglo-Nepalese War. Maharaja Patiala palace which was built in 18th century, now houses Polytechnic College for women run by the government of Himachal Pradesh.
  • Sirinagar: a small village about 1 km from market. An ancient Shiva temple, to which many devotees come to pay their obeisance every year, is situated here.
  • Karol temple: an ancient temple is located approximately 4 km foot height from Kandaghat. It was built by pandvas[what language is this?] during their exile (banvas)[what language is this?]. The full view of Solan can be seen from here.
  • Raj Rajeshwari Mata Temple: This temple is dedicated to Raj Rajeshwari Mata, constructed in the year 2004 at a distance of 1 km from the main bazaar.

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Archived copy". Archived from the original on 5 March 2016. Retrieved 10 August 2015.CS1 maint: Archived copy as title (link)
  2. ^ "Archived copy". Archived from the original on 7 April 2015. Retrieved 10 August 2015.CS1 maint: Archived copy as title (link)
  3. ^ "CM inaugurates Water Park at Sadhupul". The Tribune India, Himachal. 1 July 2017.