Jalandhar is a buzzing commercial center with several industries and locations of religious and historical importance. Situated on the Grand Trunk Road, the magnificent city is known for its historical monuments, rich cultural heritage, and traditional values. It has several tourist attractions, including tombs, monuments, and temples. Known for the sports industry and steel mills, Jalandhar is an ideal place to buy sports equipment. There are a lot of things one can enjoy in Jalandhar. Like visiting religious sites, shopping, tasting the street food, and spending lavishly on royal restaurants.
However, Jalandhar can treat you with exciting events with bells on. Don’t believe it? Go ahead and learn how the city is a delightful retreat
Devi Talab Mandir-
Dedicated to Goddess Durga, the 200-year-old Devi Talab Temple is one of the 51 Shakti Peethas in India, and it is believed that Sati’s right breast fell here. The main temple is made of gold, where Saraswati Mata Ji, Sherawali Mata Ji, Laxmi Mata Ji are situated. It has many other temples inside, and it also has a food court named Annapurna Hall. This temple is known for the annual Harivallabh Sangeet Sammelan held in December. The 200-year-old large masonry tank is considered sacred by the Hindus. The temple has a profound sight scene with a photogenic location that attracts tourists.
Wonderland Theme Park-
This is a brilliant amusement/water park on the outskirts of Jalandhar, providing enough punch for the kids to enjoy throughout the day. The park has various thrilling rides, including flying jets,bumper cars, a haunted house, boating, an aqua dance floor, and more, with a one-time entry fee in the park. The garden has great landscaping and is well maintained. There are also food joints that sell good food at reasonable rates. It is dining for the whole family to come and enjoy the best place to spend time in the summer season. The park has an Indoor Restaurant and an Open-Air Restaurant where many events are held like dance competitions, singing shows, open mics, band performances, etc.
Rangla Punjab Haveli-
This is a traditional Punjabi village-themed resort, portraying the looks and specialties of a Punjab village. An excellent venue for Punjabi food, it has a collection of antique artifacts, waiters dressed in Tehmat-kurtas and Phulkari jackets, fresh popcorn, Punjabi folk music, captivating dances, stunning magic shows, rural treats, fortune tellers, potters, Gud Tea and a sumptuous meal. Karahi Paneer, Dal Tadka, and kheer are their top-selling, all-season delicacies. In winter, Sarson da Saag and Makki di roti are their favorite dishes. The Haveli is well-established with the Punjab culture and follows its rituals. Various stage shows and performances are held here for people’s entertainment.
Jang-e-Azadi Memorial is a government-owned beautiful museum built in Kartarpur, a small town in Punjab. It was established on 19th October 2014 and founded by the Director of Tourism and Cultural Affairs, Punjab. Build-in an area of 25 acres, this memorial remembers the contributions and sacrifices made by the Punjabi community in the Indian Independence Movement. This memorial is also known as the ‘Repository of Freedom Struggle.
Pushpa Gujral Science City-
An excellent project set up on 72 acres (29 hectares) of land by the Government of India and Punjab Government inculcates and encourages scientific temper among kids and adults.Discoveries and representations in the field of science are displayed beautifully all around the hall. The center has various sections dealing with biology, space, and others with a perfect blend of knowledge and entertainment. Each unit is replete with working models and information charts. The Evolution of Dinosaurs, Dome Theater, and the 3D Laser show related to earth are worth watching. This is a wonderland for school-going kids with multiple displays. There is a children’s park and lake also to hang out.
Gurudwara Talhan Sahib Ji-
Situated in the village Talhan amidst an excellent market is this spiritual place, usually with a fewer crowd, so you can stroll around and experience the peace and serenity of the site. The Gurdwara is surrounded by many shops selling love trinkets. Langar (free kitchen) is available at Gurudwara. Talhan is also famous for its annual Shaheedi Jor Mela (fair) held in the memory of Shaheed Baba Nihal Singh. The fair is a big attraction in Jalandhar.
This busy commercial place of Jalandhar is best for shopaholics. From books, jewelry, clothes to sporting goods, you will find everything at reasonable rates. You will find yourself surrounded by shoppers whenever you visit. After all the shopping, if you feel exhausted, you can enjoy some delicious sweets and savory snacks from the many street-side vendors thronging the market. This place is the best to shop at anything at a fair price.
These places will acquaint you more about the beautiful city, Jalandhar, and generate curiosity to know more about these places and visit here once. The magnificent sightseeing views and explicit culture of Jalandhar will adore you.