Ropar (also known as Rupnagar), situated in Punjab, India is one of the biggest sites belonging to Indus Valley Civilization. The beautiful city of Ropar is a perfect weekend getaway near Shimla that you can explore if you are on a way from Delhi to Shimla. On the banks of River Satluj, Ropar is nestled here boasting the peace and tranquility. Ropar is highly famous for its marketplace for agricultural products and has small weaving and iron products industries. The climate of the city varies as the season changes. Ropar is nearly 43 km to the northwest of Chandigarh (the nearest airport). It is bordered by Himachal Pradesh to the north and Shahid Bhagat Singh Nagar district (formerly known as Nawanshahr district) to its west. Also, if you are choosing as a sojourn, the resorts in Ropar offers a peaceful and luxury stay away from the crowded city.