Having an enjoyable climate throughout the year, Nahan is a beautiful looking town. Located on an isolated ridge in the Shiwalik hills, Nahan takes you close to lush green fields. The city was established by Raja Karan Prakash in 1621. Several saints are associated with the land of Nahan. However, it is believed that the city derives it name from the Nahar saint who once lived here. The clean and dust free streets of the town are no less than an attraction. Located at an altitude of 932 m, the city has an artificial lake, temples and gardens.
Suketi Fossil Park
It is a wonderful park exhibiting fibreglass models of pre-historic animals. The park is the first of its kind in Asia to be developed at the exact site where fossils were discovered. This Fossil Park is located on the bank of Markanda river and boasts of six sets of life-size models of Stegodonganesa Sivatherium, Hexaprotodon-Sivalensis, Colosschelys Atlas, Paramachaerdus and Crocodilia?the animals which once lived here.
This beautiful temple is located at a distance of 23 km from the Nahan city. It is an important temple of the Hindus, built by Raja Dip Prakash in 1573.
Located 20 km from Nahan, Dhaula Kuan is famous for an orchard full of citrus plants and mangoes, and a fruit canning factory of various kinds of juices, jams, pickles and canned fruits. There is also a research station in Dhaula Kaun where research on tropical fruits is carried out.
Kastasan Devi Temple
Located a little ahead of Dhaula Kuan, The Kastasan Devi Temple is the place where Raja Jagat Singh defeated the army of Rulam Quadir Rohilla in a battle. The temple was built by the Raja whose victory is still celebrated in the temple.