Kasauli- the Hill Station
Kasauli is a calm and Quaint tiny Hill Station in India, but untouched by maddening development. Famous author Khushwant Singh (Late) owns a house ‘Raj Villa’ on the Upper Mall inherited by his son Rahul Singh. Rahul visits this town 3-4 times a year and loves to plays tennis in Kasauli Club. Rahul Bose Bollywood actor and Hollywood director, occasionally visits his house here. Both Rahuls love to visit Hangout, Rooftop Bar and Lounge. Legend about Kasauli is that Lord Hanuman after taking Sanjivani herb from Himalayas rested his left foot on a small hill, the monkey point, a Hanuman temple. Tibetan market or Pine Mall is famous among tourists for shopping of casual cloths, shoes and Souvenirs .
The British Era Colonial Town
The Pasteur Institute -CRI was founded by Sir David Semple in 1900. Ruskin Bond, an Anglo-Indian author was also born in Kasauli. Andy Mulligan, the Irish rugby international was also born in this town in 1936. Because British had to leave India during independence, so they sold their heritage Bungalows to few lucky Indians. A couple, Major Robert and Mary Hotz, one of few Britishers settled here, had a very pretty daughter, Sandra. But in the early 1960s, British film director, Sir David Lean was filming his famous movie in Kasauli. So the charm of this town made Sandra fell in love with 20 years elderly Sir David lean and got married. Kasauli club on Upper Mall is one of few heritage clubs established by the British in 1880. Christ Church is town’s prominent architecture and is 1.3 km walk from Hotel . Few hotels in Kasauli, Alasia, Maurice are from the British Era
The Lawrence School Sanawar is the oldest co-educational boarding school in the world. Pine Grove School and St. Mary’s Convent school are one of the best in North India. Other tourist spots in Kasauli are Heritage Market, Sunset point, Sunrise points, Lover’s lane, Gilbert’s Trail and Baptist Church, Lower Mall, Upper Mall, CRI, Pine Mall.
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