The spot is named after the Hindu goddess Shoolini Devi. Consistently in the period of June, a reasonable adoring the goddess is held, including a 3-day mela at the focal Thodo grounds. Solan was the capital of the erstwhile princely state, Baghat.

It is known as the "Mushroom city of India" because of the tremendous mushroom cultivating in the territory just as the Directorate of Mushroom Research arranged at Chambaghat.

Solan is likewise called the "City of Red Gold", in reference to the mass creation of tomatoes in the territory. The town is arranged between Chandigarh (joint capital of Punjab and Harayana) and Shimla (state capital), on the Kalka-Shimla National Highway-22. The thin measure Kalka-Shimla railroad goes through Solan. Situated on the Punjab-Himachal Border, Solan lies on the lower scopes of the Himalayas.

Solan is an all the more relaxed slope station perfect for explorers looking only some time away from city surge. A wonderful city in Himachal Pradesh, Solan has antiquated temples and religious communities. Being set in the background of great slopes adds and curious appeal to these focuses of love. Solan has probably the most established bottling works in the nation. This city additionally has a 300-year old stronghold situated at the highest point of a slope which is in ruins however has a striking all encompassing perspective on the open country. The Shoolini Mata Temple and jatoli Shiv Temple are must-visits for the two lovers and sightseers. One of the most popular religious communities in this district is the Yundung Monastery, which must be visited by everybody heading out to Solan.

Solan is a industrial center point of Himachal Pradesh. It is additionally known for Pharmaceutical industry. The Small Scale and Medium modern units give business and assume job in the economy of occupants.

These modern units basically have a place with hosiery, nourishment, wood, paper, cowhide, glass, synthetic, mechanical, pharmaceuticals, nourishment handling, electrical and gadgets administrations.