Welcome to the Manchester of India – Ludhiana. Built on the banks of Sutlej River, Ludhiana is one of the largest cities in the state of Punjab. The city truly takes its rich cultural heritage in high stride. There are innumerable places that you can explore without a blink as you’d find everything from historical monuments to eminent religious centers. Read on to find out how Ludhiana attracts tourists from across the world.
Host fun parties – enjoy exciting rides coz Hardy’s World is sure to take to high! Located 7 km from the city, Hardy’s is a superb place for people of all age groups. And if you love snow sports then you just can’t afford to miss catching up with India’s 3rd largest indoor snow city.
Planned in the year 1990, Maharaja Ranjit Singh’s museum is a great place for immense learning. Even if aren’t a war enthusiast, you’d love the shows held here at the light and sound hall. A single visit to this place is going to leave you nostalgic as long gone memories aren’t far with this spectacular museum of based on war!
Take a deep dip into the magnificence of Mother Nature with lush green jungles located just 6 km from the city. A safari at Tiger Zoo would leave you mesmerised with majestic tigers moving freely in the protected jungles.
Gurdwara Charan Kanwal Sahib:
Experience the glory of God with Gurdwara Charan Kanwal Sahib at Ludhiana. Many religious connotations are associated with it. One of the most renowned anecdotes related to this pious place is that Guru Gobind Singh rested here while fighting a guerrilla war with the colossal Mughal force.
Built by the ferocious Muslim monarch Sikander Lodhi around 500 years ago, Lodhi fort is an absolute delight for tourists on the hunt to excavate lost cities & royal ruins.
Nehru Rose Garden:
Relax and unwind with the ultimate botanical wonder – Nehru Rose Garden. With bountiful varieties of roses and other plants, it’s an awesome place to sweat it out in the morning sun. You can chill out with your pals over a couple of Bollywood numbers featured on the musical fountains amidst breezy evenings.
Punjab Agricultural University Museum:
Sneak peek into the lives of Ludhiana back in the 18th and 19th century with Punjab Agricultural University Museum. What’s worth noticing is that the architecture here is inspired by the Land Grant of America. Famous for its annual Kisan Mela, this museum is a storehouse of farming tools and rural artifacts.
Bilwanwali Masjid dates back to the era of Emperor Jahangir. It has some outstanding carvings decorated with colored tiles. Rectangular in shape with rooms and verandahs on all sides, this masjid is dedicated to Kamal-ud-din Khan/Sarai Doraha.
Food for thought:
Wondering what wealthy Punjabi’s are splurging on these days? Super cars! They have it & they royally flaunt it. You’d be surprised that Ludhiana is home to a large number of super swag cars like Mercedes, Audi & Jaguar!
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