Briefly About Kandaghat

Kandaghat is a small town and tehsil (sub-district), near Solan city in the Solan district of Himachal Pradesh, India 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.

History of Kandaghat

Kandaghat was the seat of the local Deputy Commissioner during British Rule. Kandaghat was also the summer capital of the Princely State of Patiala.

Places of Interest near Kandaghat

  • 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.
  • 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.

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