Kandaghat
It is situated at an altitude of 1,425 metres on Kalka- Shimla highway. When late Maharaja Bhupinder Singh, the ruler of Patiala State was expelled from Shimla. Maharaja Bhupinder Singh built his first palace at Kandaghat known as "Chail View Palace", which is presently housing the Government Polytechnic College for Women. Later in the pre-independence days Kandaghat was called "Kohistan District",  it was the seat of the Deputy Commissioner and was also the "Summer Capital" of the Princely State of Patiala. After independence it was called "Pepsu".
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Chail
The former 'summer capital' of Patiala, Chail is 43-km from Shimla and dwelling in tPalace of Chailhe midst of a lush green setting. At 2,250m, it has the world's highest cricket pitch and a polo ground, the old palace, now a hotel and the possibility of some angling are added attractions. Chail is hiker's paradise. The area is very peaceful away from the hustle and bustle of Shimla. 3-kms from the hotel is the worlds highest Cricket ground. Close by is a National Park, which has limited number of birds and deers. In 1891, Maharaja Bhupinder Singh of Patiala incurred the wrath of Lord Kitchener, the then Commander-in-Chief. As a result, he was banned entry into the summer capital of the Raj, Shimla. This enraged the MChailaharaja and he vowed to build a new and better summer capital for himself. He looked around and after quite some time realized it had all the while been in his possession. Chail, a little village close to Shimla, was a 'slice of heaven' surrounded by lush forests with a commanding view of the snow-capped Himalayas. He rebuilt the city according to his requirements and built himself a wonderful palace. The picturesque resort located amidst scented forests of chir pine and gigantic deodars. Chail is built on three hills, the palace is on Rajgarh Hill, the Residency Snow View once occupied by British resident is on Pandhewa Hill and on the third hill Sadh Tiba where Chail is situated. Overlooking Satluj Valley, Shimla and Kasauli are also visible at night from here. Chail has also the highest cricket ground in the world. Well kept and well maintained the ground is surrounded by huge trees of deodar and pine. On the other side of the town are situated the massive Himalayan ranges spectacularly gleaming in the sun and snow-covered every thing under it.
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Sidh Baba ka Mandir
Maharaja Bhupinder Singh had originally intended this to be the site of his palace, and had even started building it, but as is believed, a `sidh', saintly person appeared in the Maharaja's dream, and declared that this was the place where he had meditated. Consequently, Bhupinder Singh shifted his venue and built a temple on the spot.
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Cricket Ground
Built in 1893, after levelling a hilltop, this cricket pitch at 2444 m is the world's highest cricket and polo ground.
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Wildlife Sanctuary
Ghoral, kakkar, sambhar, red jungle fowl, and khalij, cheer pheasants are some of the inhabitants of the Chail wildlife sanctuary.
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Sadhupul
Halfway between Kandaghat and Chail is the tiny village of Sadhupul, and the bridge over the Ashwani stream, a popular picnic spot. It is going to be beautiful Lake soon.
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Jaypee University of Information Technology
To provide world level professional in the field of Information Technology a Institute has been established at Waknaghat, Kandaghat, Solan. Please check the site Institute .
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Kairighat
Kairighat was a dak bungalow. Now it hasKiarighat been turned into
a beautiful hotel.
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Government Polytechnic College(Women) Kandaghat
To provide women quality technical education suitable to the industrial requirement, in 1984 this Institute is established by the Govenment of Himachal Pradesh. College .
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