Parwanoo

Parwanoo is a municipal council in Solan district in the Indian state of Himachal Pradesh. It is an industrial town, it has himachal’s biggest wholesale market. It borders Panchkula district of Haryana, and is after the towns of Pinjore and Kalka on the Chandigarh Simla Highway. In fact it is separate by a river bed from the town of Kalka. Pinjore to Parwanoo is almost a continuous urban belt. From Pinjore there is also a road to Baddi. Another nearby industrial town of Himachal.

The town is divided into 6 different sectors spread randomly across the Shivalik Range in a radius of about 4 km. While sectors 1A, 4 and 6 are totally residential the other sectors 1, 2, 3 & 5 are Industrial with only a few residential areas. Parwanoo is essentially an industrial town with almost 80% of the local population engage with the industries in one way or other. It is home to the largest fruit processing unit of HPMC and the HP Agro Industries have a Cattle Feed Unit and a Pesticide Unit located here. It also has a Large ESI hospital. Prominent hotels are Shivalik View, Windsmoor, Park Inn and Shelly.

Dhalli on its north outskirts (on the Simla highway) is famous for meat (Non Veg pickles) shops which is run by the walia family. A resort with a cable car called Timber Trail is a few miles north of the town on the Shimla highway again.

Here are some of the tourist attractions in and around Parwanoo.

Kalka
Pinjore
Mughal Gardens
Fruit Orchards
Gurudwara Nada Sahib
Cactus Garden
Timber Trail

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