Suketi Fossil Park, also known as Shivalik Fossil Park, at a distance of 21 km from Nahan, displays lifesize fiber reinforced plastic (FRP) models of pre-historic animals whose fossil skeletons were unearthed here.
The park is the first of its kind in Asia to be developed at the actual discovery site of fossils.
Nahan is situated on a hill top in the Shiwalik Hills, overlooking green hills.
Traditionally, saints and princes are linked with the origin of Nahan.
Pakka tank is also well known for its whole sale vegetable market, which is under operation in all the mornings, and recently shifted to Kanshiwalla.
The one and only Railway reservation centre of Nahan is also situated in the Panchayat Ghar, Pakka Tank. All short-cuts leads to everywhere from this center point.
Pakka Tank is also the place to celebrate two most important festivals of the town, that is Baman Dwadshi Fair and Gugga Peer Fair.The first such unit was set up in 1875, which was taken over by the govt. This Foundry was over taken by the Britishers During the British Rule in INDIA.This foundry is situated near famous Kalisthan Temple.Also there is a house opposite to Nahan Foundry which was constructed by Britishers for the general manager of the foundry in 1945, currently in possession of government as Sessions House where the District & Sessions Judge of Nahan resides.The gentle level walks of Villa Round and Hospital Round (Chakkar Ke Sadak) are evocative of the city's past. 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.People regularly go for evening walk in the market and on The Mall.It was the capital of the former Sirmur princely state. Males constitute 54% of the population and females 46%.Nahan has an average literacy rate of 85%, higher than the national average of 59.5%: male literacy is 86%, and female literacy is 79%.The city was founded as in 1621 by Raja Karam Prakash.Another version recalls a saint who lived with a companion named Nahar on the site where the Nahan palace now stands.