Ludhiana

Ludhiana is a large industrial city in the north Indian state of Punjab. One of the fastest growing cities in the country, with magnificent ancient buildings on one side and elegant Gurudwaras and sacred shrines on the other, Ludhiana is one of those unusual places in India that retains its old world charm while keeping its spirituality intact.

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Akal Sahai Museum, Ludhiana
3.6 kms from Ludhiana city limits
History

The Akal Sahai Museum, located in the Gandhi Colony at a distance of 3. 6 kms from the city of Ludhiana is a prominent museum in the city. Akal Sahai Museum is focussed on Sikh culture and history.

The venture began through the efforts of Narinder Pal Singh, a numismatic whose collection of coins contain some of the most precious and ancient ones ever stamped in India, going as far back as 600 BCE. His interest gradually spilled out to other material symbols of Sikh heritage and culture. Akal Sahai Museum will provide a deep, unique glimpse into the history, culture, and tradition ...

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2/30 Places to Visit in Ludhiana
Atta Samarkpak Mandir, Ludhiana
18 kms from Ludhiana city limits
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Atta Samarkpak Mandir is a Hindu temple located at Doraha, Ludhiana, Punjab. This temple is located at a distance of approximately 18 kms away from Ludhiana city.

Atta Samarkpak Mandir is an authentic temple in the city of Ludhiana. The temple is beautifully constructed, and an air of peace and serenity surrounds the place. There are daily aartis and special pujas at this temple, which are attended by hundreds of devotees. The interiors of Atta Samarkpak Mandir is covered with many particular and beautiful designs, with meticulous decorations throughout. Being one of the most famou...

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Bilwanwali Masjid, Ludhiana
12 kms from Ludhiana city limits
History

Bilwanwali Masjid is an islamic religious site located at Bhir, Main Highway, Ludhiana. The Masjid is located at a distance of approximately 12 kms away from Ludhiana city. This mosque is also popularly known as Kamal-ud-din Khan and Sarai Doraha.

Bilwanwali Masjid is a temple established in the year 1911, it is the oldest masjid in the city of Ludhiana. The word Doraha literally means 'the place where two Paths cross'. It is a two storied rectangular building consisting of big rooms and verandas, which are built with colorful tiles and decorated with intricate brick carvings. An o...

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Located at a distance of 2. 1 kms from the centre of the city, stands an iconic red monument that has become symbolic of Ludhiana. This is the Clock Tower, locally known as the Ghanta Ghar.

More than a century old, the construction of the tower started in 1862 and marked the silver jubilee of Queen Victoria's reign, and also served as a reminder of British imperial power in India. It was eventually inaugurated in 1906 by the then Lt. Governor of Punjab. Later, the manual clock was replaced with an electronic one. But time did not only bring about technological changes. Over time, t...

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5/30 Places to Visit in Ludhiana
Deer Park, Bohapur
33 kms from Ludhiana city limits
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Deer Park is a park located near Neelon, Neelon Bhaunpur Rd, Bohapur. It is known as the Deer Park as it is home to a number of species of deers. This park is located at a distance of approximately 33 kms away from Ludhiana city.

Deer Park is a place which is surrounded with various rare animals like Black Buck, Sambar Deer, Porcupine etc and rare birds like Budgerigar, Parakeet, Red Headed Parakeet and Grey Partridges. This park is known as one of the best picnic spots in Ludhiana. The Mini Zoo is located on the Banks of Sirhind canal. Tourists visit this place which is rich with ...

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Lying 2. 4 km from the city of Ludhiana stands the Gurdwara Dukh Nivaran Sahib, in the Field Ganj area of the city, across the Jagraon Bridge.

Gurdwara Dukh Nivaran Sahib caters to nearly fifty thousand devotees every day, all of whom come to pay their respects to the Guru Granth Sahib. The beautiful building epitomizes Sikh architecture with its white marble body, large sarovar (water tank) with plenty of fishes swimming and the highest dome that turns gold through lights during the night. But the highlight of the Gurudwara has been its recognition of religion as more than somethi...

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Gurdwara Rara Sahib, Ludhiana
34 kms from Ludhiana city limits
Architecture

Gurdwara Rara Sahib is situated at village Rara Sahib near Ludhiana. This Gurudwara is located at a distance of approximately 34 kms away from Ludhiana city.

Gurdwara Rara Sahib exists today because of the request of Sardar Gian Singh Rarewal to two noble spirits Sant Isher Singh Ji and Sant Kishan Singh Ji. They had stayed in the village Rara Sahib and had made this desolate place their abode. The place holds a special attraction for tourists for its extraordinary architecture. It is one of the most famous gurudwaras around Ludhiana.

The exquisite use of marble on all s...

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Guru Nanak Bhawan, Ludhiana
2.6 kms from Ludhiana city limits
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The Guru Nanak Bhawan, a hub of many educational, cultural, and recreational activities, lies at a distance of 2. 6 kms from the centre of the city of Ludhiana.

The plans for the Guru Nanak Bhawan had been initiated back in 1986, but they only came into fruition starting from 1996, and the project was completed in 2000. Post its inauguration, the Guru Nanak Bhawan has become a prominent spot of the city, thanks to its multi-faceted nature and the variety of needs and requirements it caters to. The outer façade is a brilliant modern design with a white structure highlighted by gold ...

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The Gurudwara Charan Kanwal is located at a distance of 43. 9 kms from the city of Ludhiana, nestled in a small sub-region called Machhiwara, a place that features prominently in the legends about the last Sikh guru, Guru Gobind Singh.

Stories state that the Gurudawara marks the spot where the Guru had a drink of water, and some brief sleep. He had the company of three faithful devotees, and some suggest that the shabad (hymn) 'Mitra Pyare Nu' was composed and first sung on this spot. The building that stand today in this spot is a majestic tribute to these legends. In typical Sikh...

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The Gurudwara Manji Sahib lies at a distance of 11. 8 kms from the city of Ludhiana, on the spot where the tenth Sikh guru, Guru Gobind Singh, rested while being pursued by the Mughal Army.

Taking on disguises and aided by devoted followers, the Guru, according to stories, reached the village of Alamgir. According to the legend, when the locals told him of a contaminated well, he shot an arrow into the ground from which burst out a freshwater spring. This has now been converted in a tank, known as Tirsar. It is from the manji, or palanquin, on which the guru was brought to the sit...

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Gurudwara Nanaksar Jagraon
44.9 kms from Ludhiana city limits
ArchitectureHistory

A drive of 44. 9 kms from the city of Ludhiana will take one to the Gurudwara Nanaksar Jagroan, built in the memory of the last Sikh guru, Guru Gobind Singh, by Baba Nand Singh and fellow devotees in 1975.

The location of Gurudwara Nanaksar Jagroan also has a historical mark, as it is considered to be the place where the Nanaksar movement began, spearheaded by Baba Nand as an ascetic, deeply spiritual movement within Sikhisim. The structure that stands in this location today has a palatial feel, with a massive six storied building topped with domes the same brilliant white marble a...

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International Sikh Museum, Ludhiana
41 kms from Ludhiana city limits
HistoryArt

Located next to the Charan Kanwal Sahib in Ludhiana, the International Sikh Museum using a variety of mediums to bring to life the history of the Sikh religion and its people. It is located at a distance of around 41 kms from Ludhiana city.

Made by the famous artist S. Jagdish Singh Brar, paintings are the highlights of the museum. Not only are the styles, design and executions worth admiration, every painting is worth a thousand words, and tell the story of the Sikh movement. Background audio accompanies the paintings to provide greater details.

Through these and other...

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Leisure Valley, Ludhiana
5 kms from Ludhiana city limits
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Leisure valley is a park in the bustling city of Ludhiana. It shines in bright with lush green gardens. It is located at a distance of 5 kms from the centre of the city Ludhiana. It takes about 11 minutes to reach and is worth going for spending a relaxing day.

Ludhiana is an industrial and business hub of the state of Punjab. It has numerous number of parks and Leisure Valley is one of it. Leisure Valley is located well within the city and equally popular among locals and tourists. Be it be a morning walk, or for other outdoor games, Leisure Valley offers lot of options to its vis...

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Lodhi Fort, locally called as Purana Qila or Old Fort, is a historical fortress located in Ludhiana. It was built during the era of Muslim ruler Sikander Lodhi. It is in his name the city got its name as 'Lodhiana', which later became Ludhiana in use. It is at a distance of 4 kms from the city of Ludhiana and is well connected.

Lodhi Fort is Mughal monumental marvel, built 500 years ago. It was constructed on the banks of the river Sutlej. It was the face of Sikander Lodhi's empire and gateway to it. It was built as a military fort to stop intruders from entering the empire. This a...

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Maharaja Ranjit Singh War Museum is one of its kind in the state of Punjab. Its main aim is to create awareness about defence among the citizens of the country. The war museum attracts people of all age groups equally. It is located at a distance of 13. 2 kms from Ludhiana and takes about 20 minutes to reach there. It is easily accessible and makes it for an ideal half-day trip.

Maharaja Ranjit Singh War Museum was built in the year 1999. It is spread over 4 acres of land with lush green lawns by its sides. This marvel was built as a tribute to courageous soldiers who lost their li...

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Mugal Sarai, Doraha
22 kms from Ludhiana city limits
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Mugal Sarai is a historic monument located at Doraha in Ludhiana District. This monument is located at a distance of approximately 22 kms away from Ludhiana city.

Mugal Sarai is a one of the most reknown monument in Ludhiana built by Mughal Emperor Sher Shah Suri. The architecture of this place is quite authentic. The Sarai is built on square enclosed place of approximately 168m of fortification walls with octogonal defender at all four corners. On the southern and northern sides, there are grand gateways in the middle. The eastern and western sides of Sarai have 30 rooms each wher...

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Nehru Planetarium, Ludhiana
5.1 kms from Ludhiana city limits
Art

Nehru Planetarium is one among the few of such kind in North India. It plays varied shows on topics like astronomical objects. It is located at a distance of 5. 1 kms from Ludhiana. It is well connected and easily accessible.

Nehru Planetarium was commissioned on 3rd March, 1977. It opened its various branches across the country, one of it being in Ludhiana. Its main objective was to develop scientific temperament among kids and youth through the medium of entertainment. All through the years, it has been committed to making astronomical learning a pleasant experience.

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Nehru Rose Garden in Ludhiana is one of the major tourist attractions in the state of Punjab. It is a morning walker's paradise and nature lover's true calling. It is located at a distance of 4. 3 kms from Ludhiana and takes about 14 minutes to reach there. It is in the heart of the city and easily accessible.

Nehru Rose Garden was established in 1967. It is spread over 30 acres of land and boasts of being one of the largest rose gardens in Asia. It has more than 17000 plus varieties of species of trees and plants and more than 1600 varieties of roses. The Nehru Rose Garden has a l...

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Payal Fort, Ludhiana
35 kms from Ludhiana city limits
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Payal Fort is an ancient fort located in the city of Ludhiana. It has a great history and grand tales to tell. It is located at a distance of 35 kms from the centre of the city.

Payal Fort is 800 years old and was built by Maharaja Amar Singh of Patiala in a place called Payal in the district of Ludhiana. It was built with the cooperation of Mughals in the year 1771. After this, the fort came under the control of Maharani Sahib Kaur from the Mughals. The Payal Fort was once called as Sahib Garh fort for the reason that it was ruled by Maharani Sahib Kaur in the past. The Sarai of t...

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Phillaur Fort is an ancient marvel in the city of Ludhiana in Punjab. Once a defence fort now houses a Police Academy and Finger Print Bureau. It is located at a distance of 14 kms from the city of Ludhiana and takes about half an hour to reach there.

Phillaur Fort is a 200-year-old fort built for Maharaja Ranjit Singh. The Fort was designed by French and Italian architects. It was built under the guidance of Governor Mokham Chand, who was the General under Maharaja. It was basically made for the military purpose for Maharaja Ranjit Singh. Its uniqueness of European architectural s...

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Pir-I-Dastagir Shrine is located at Ludhiana, Punjab. This shrine is also known as Abdul Kadir Galani. It is located in the city and is well connected with other parts of the city.

Pir-I-Dastgir shrine is strategically located within the Ludhiana Fort. The most significant attraction of this shrine is its tombs that belong to Muslim saints and the members of Shah Shuja's family. This is the reason that both Muslim and Hindu devotees get attracted to this shrine. This shrines is located inside of Ludhiana fort. The construction of this place was done about 500 years ago, which is n...

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Prabhakar's Wax Museum, Ludhiana
2.9 kms from Ludhiana city limits
History

Prabhakar's Wax Museum is the only wax museum in North-India. It is located at Pavilion Fountain Chowk, Kailash Cinema Road, Ludiana. It is 2. 9 kms away from the center of te city.

This is established by Chander Shekhar Prabhakar. He was inspired by the world famous Madame Tussands museum during his London visit. It is his zeal to curve the statues of the famous personalities. He is more into making statues of Indians. His count went nearly 52 wax statues of eminenet Indian personalities including that Mahatma Gandhi, former prime ministers Jawaharlal Nehru, Indira Gandhi and Raj...

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Punjab Agricultural University Museum is located at Ferozpur road, Ludhiana, Punjab. It is 5. 2 kms away from the center of the city.

Punjab Agricultural University is one of the bigggest agricultural universities of Asia, this was modelled after the famous Land Grant College of America. This famous university was set up in the year 1962. This Rural Museum was inaugurated at the hands of S Khushwant Singh in the year 1974 on 26th April. The rural life of the people is very well displayed at this museum and the Punjabi culture is very evident at its best. The museum building looks ...

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Punjab Heritage Museum is located at Ludhiana, Punjab. It is 6. 2 kms away from the city. It is alsoknown as Ajaib Ghar. It is situated at Punjab Agricultural University Museum.

Punjab Heritage Museum is inspired by Copenhagen open air museum. All the antiques pieces from 18th and 19th century are showcased. It is a two storey building. Rich selection of the traditional Punjabi phulkari is displayed in the phulkari section. Traditional musical instruments like tumba, sarangi, nagara and vanjhili are showcased here. There are also dioramas and mannequins displaying different facet...

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Rakh Bagh Park, Ludhiana
2.5 kms from Ludhiana city limits
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Rakh Bagh Park is located opposite to Guru Nanak Stadium, Ludhiana. It is 2. 5 kms away from the center of the city.

Rakh Bagh in Ludhiana is a wonderful green park located close to the city at the Club Road. This is a favorite place for locals to enjoy a morning walk in Ludhiana. The Rakh Bagh Park is a great place to spend time in the city anytime of the day. Local people as well as tourists come to this place in plenty for leisure and enjoyment. With lush green surroundings and Mini train joyride, Rakh Bagh is a beautiful picnic spot. There is a good joggers' track inside the pa...

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Shivala Sangliwala Temple is a temple located at Shiwalay, Shivala Road, Chaura Bazar, Ludhiana, Punjab. This temple is located at a distance of approximately 10 kms away from Ludhiana city.

Shivala Sangliwala Temple is an authentic temple in the city of Ludhiana. The place is visited by thousands of people on daily basis. Lord Shiva is also worshipped in the form of Shivalinga, which displays a beautiful blend of human and nature's artistry. The interior of this temple is covered with many particular and beautiful designs. Being one of the most famous temple, there is a huge crowd...

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Shri Laxmi Narayan Mandir (Temple), Ludhinana
3.4 kms from Ludhiana city limits

Shri laxmi Narayan Mandhir is located at Daljith Nagar, Ludhiana. This temple is 3. 4 kms away from the center of the city.

This temple is a dedication to Goddess Shri Lakshmiji and her consort Lord Shri Narayan, thus is known as Shri Lakshmi Narayan Mandir. The temple is unique in Northern India due to its white marble, which is of the highest quality from Makarana Rajasthan, and its five sky touching pinnacles which are adorned with gold. The temple was found by Swami Sudarshanacharyaji Maharaj in 1996 and is presently organised by Shri Sidhdata Ashram. Many charitable services ...

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Sidh Peeth Dandi Swami Mandir, Ludhiana
3.6 kms from Ludhiana city limits
History

Sidh Peeth Dandi Swami Mandir is located DMC road, Dandi Swamy Chowk, Ludhiana. It is 3. 6 kms away from the center of the city. This temple is one of the largest and famous temple in the nearby locality.

Sidh Peeth Dandi Swami Mandir is one of the oldest temples in Ludhiana. The temple premises is quite large large and there's a place within the templte where one can buy religious books from shops at genuine price. Sidh Peeth Dandi Swami Mandir lord Krishna.

Sidh Peeth Dandi Swami Mandir is open during timings 04:00 AM - 09:00 PM. ...

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Tiger Safari Zoo, Ludhiana
6 kms from Ludhiana city limits
Wildlife

Tiger Safari Zoo is located on on the National Highway from Ludhiana to Jalandhar (GT Road). It is at a distance of about 6 kms from the city Ludhiana. This is also known as Ludhiana Zoo.

Tiger Safari zoo was established in the year 1993. It is stretched out in a vast area of 25 acres. Tiger Safari is very famous zoo in Ludhiana and is a major picnic spot near to the city. One can see the majestic tigers are freely wandering in the dense forest, black bucks, sambhars, rabbits and lots of peacocks. At the entry, you can see a lot of peacocks roaming. Tigers just love chasing peacoc...

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Tikona Park Onkar Vihar
7.3 kms from Ludhiana city limits
Wildlife

Tikona Park Onkar Vihar is located at Ahluwalia Colony, Jamalpur Colony, Ludhiana, Punjab. It is 7. 3 kms away from the city.

Tikona Park Onkar Vihar is a local park. People in the nearby locality come for walkiing and jogging. This park is a play ground for the children in their locality. The gardens are brightly illuminated at night. The park holds many different species of flowers and plants. The local people often come here for some refreshment. Chifren play cricket in this park. The park looks like triangular in shape. It has a fence in the middle of the park. The park is nei...

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