Kasauli is a small cantonment town in Solan district in the Indian state of Himachal Pradesh. The town is the home of the Kasauli Brewery, which is the highest brewery and distillery in the world. Popular Anglo-Indian author of children's literature, Ruskin Bond was born here
Located 77 km from Shimla, 65 km from Chandigarh and 50 km from Panchkula,
Legend has it that Kasauli came into being when Lord Hanuman, on his way to getting the Sanjeevani herb, stepped here for jumping on to the Sanjeevani hill. At Kasauli there is a Hanuman Mandir atop the 300 m high hillock, called Monkey Point (locals call it Manki Point), where Lord Hanuman is supposed to have rested his feet.
Kasuali is a small contonment town. The The cantonment was established in 1842 by the British colonial rulers as a hill station.
Places to Visit
- Kimmughat: Kimmughat is only three km before Kasauli on the main road. You can do shopping of souvenirs of Kasauli over here
- Jagjit Nagar is much more serene with dense forests. Jagjit Nagar is situated at a distance of around 8 km from Kasauli-known to be summer home of Bollywood stars.
Places to Shop
The most happening place in Kasauli is the junction of Upper and Lower Malls both of which are markets with shops selling daily commodities and souvenirs for tourists.