Himachal Pradesh is a state in the Northwest India. Literally meaning ‘the land of snowy mountains’, the state is also known by the sobriquets of ‘The land of Gods’ or ‘Deva Bhumi’. Shimla is the capital city of the state. The cities in Himachal Pradesh reflect the art, culture and heritage of the state. Major cities of Himachal Pradesh are Shimla, Manali, Chail, Mandi, Himachal Pradesh, Dalhousie, Chamba, Kangra, Lahaul, Spiti, Kinnaur, Dharamshala, Kasauli, Solan.
The place with rich history and culture has a number of cities in Himachal Pradesh to showcase its cultural elements. Himachal Pradesh cities have been left largely untouched by the external influences due to its difficult terrain. These cities in Himachal Pradesh are all multilingual as well as multicultural. Ranging from the various castes of the Hindus to the various tribes all types of people reside in these cities.
The Himachal City Guide also offers a true picture of the rich cultural heritage of the state. In spite of so many diversifications of the cities the culture of hospitality remains the same. All the fairs and festivals of the state are celebrated in the cities of Himachal Pradesh. The people from different corners of the world visit this land to pay tribute to their deities.
A large chunk of the economy of the state is controlled by cities on Himachal Pradesh. These cities are not only cultural or commercial hubs of the state, but also are the most frequented tourist destinations in Himachal Pradesh as well as north India. Himachal Pradesh is known as the fruit orchard of the country and some of the biggest orchards are located in these cities. These cities in Himachal Pradesh offer breathtaking views of the Himalayas and the rivers flowing in the valley. A large variety of flora and fauna can be found in the woods spread over the hilly terrain.