Nahan is a town in Himachal Pradesh and is the headquarters of the Sirmaur District It was the capital of the former Sirmur princely state. Raja Karam Prakash founded the city in 1621. Furthermore Nahan is situated on a hill top in the Shiwalik Hills, overlooking green hills.
As a tourist, the best part of Nahan is the peace. The quiet walkways will attract you. And the buildings will remind you of the city’s past. The hub of Nahan’s activities is Chaugan. Additionally, the Mall Road is one of the favourite place of the youngsters after the college campus to walk along, specially in evening. Evening walk is one of the most common habit found in the citizens of Nahan. As a matter of fact, people regularly go for evening walk in the market and on The Mall.
People like to meet in market and also visit the homes of friends on regular basis, mostly during this evening walk. Besides the mall, other major attractions are: Gift shops, Rosin & Turpentine factory and local temples. Markanda (8 km from Nahan), Jamta, and Renuka Ji Lake (35 km) are some other places of siteseeing. In the heart of Nahan town is Rani Tal, with a huge pond and a temple. Ducks and cranes can be seen playing in the Ranital pond, and Ranital Garden further adds to the charm. Pakka Talab is one of the other ponds which has been renovated. There is a big in the Pakka Tank, and the garden seats are being installed