Yamunanagar is a district headquarters. In the year 1989, on 16th October, Yamunanagar was made into a new district of the state of Haryana. Prior to this, it used to come under the district of Ambala. On the eastern side of Yamunanagar, the river Yamuna is present along with the state of Uttar Pradesh.
TOURIST PLACES IN YAMUNA NAGAR
Kalesar Wild Life Sanctuary: The area covered by the sanctuary is 11,570 acres. It is snuggled in the Shivalik’s lower hills. In the eastern corner of Yamunanagar, this place is located. Khair, Shisam, Tun, Sain & Amla and many more different varieties of trees can be seen in the forests. Many species of wild animals are also present in the forest.
Ch. Devi Lal Herbal Nature Park: On the Yamuna-Nagar-Paonta road, in a small village named Chuharpur, this nature park is located. An array of plants having healing properties is there on the mountains of the Shiwaliks. In order to cater to the need of the rising demand of medicinal plants in the national as well as international business circuit, the Ch. Devi Lal Nature Park has been formed. The function of the park is to preserve, produce and supply these healing plants in the state of Haryana.
Bilaspur and Kapalmochan: The town of Bilaspur is a place bearing historical significance. The name of the village has been derived from Mahabharata’s writer named Maharishi ‘Ved Vyas’. As per the myth, it is so believed that on the side of a pond, which is located here, an ashram of Ved Vyas was situated. The precedence of Kapalmochan is proved by the sculpture of Uma Mahadev, which was made during the 9th-10th century, the sculpture of Ganesha, which was built during the 11th-12th century and the leftovers of the Gupta rule time period. Rinmochan, Kapalmochan and Surya kund are the names of the pond, which are situated here. After taking a dip in these ponds, people really feel enhanced in the spiritual sense. A temple belonging to Hindu faith and a Gurudawara of Dasham Padhashahi are also present here.
Adibadri: At a distance of 40 Kms from the town of Yamunanagar and in the north direction of the town, Adibadri is situated. One can come here on the road passing through the town of Bilaspur. From the closest village, the distance of this location is a mere 2 Kms. In the foothills of the Siwaliks, this place is situated. One can visit the temles named Adi-Badri Narayana, Shri Kedar Nath and Mantra Devi Temples, which are situated against the backdrop of the breathtakingly beautiful terrain, full with the beauty of Mother Nature.