Places to Visit Near Ludhiana

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Places to Visit Near Ludhiana

Here is the list of 18 Places to Visit Near Ludhiana

1. Lodhi Fort, Ludhiana

Lodhi Fort, Ludhiana
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Lodhi Fort is one of the forts in the vicinity of Ludhiana in Punjab. Locally known as Purana Qila or Old Fort, it is a grand structure which now lies in ruins due to poor maintenance. The fort stands on a large piece of land now encroached from all sides. What was once the gateway to Sikander Lodhi's empire and the pride of Maharaja Ranjit Singh, now lies forgotten and in ruins. Surprisingly, a large percent of the local population is not even aware of the whereabouts of this fort. Even though the fort looks like a pretty ordinary ancient structure without invoking much interest of people, it does have a grand past.

Distance from Ludhiana: 70 km

2. Hardy's World Amusement Park, Ludhiana

Hardy's World Amusement Park, Ludhiana
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Hardy's world amusement park is the most sorted out places in Ludhiana, Punjab. This water-themed park gets your adrenaline pumped up with over 20 exhilarating rides like the roller coaster, sun & moon, pendulum and motorcycle. Situated 7 km away from Ludhiana, it is the most significant water-themed park in Punjab. It's nestled over a large area of parkland on the Ludhiana - Jalandhar Highway. It's a frolic place with mostly wave pools and water slides around the place.

Distance from Ludhiana: 10 km

3. Bhir, Ludhiana

Bhir, Ludhiana
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A 19th century mosque, Bheer is another popular pilgrimage centre of Ludhiana attracting a large number of devotees.

Distance from Ludhiana: 30 km

4. Phillaur Fort, Ludhiana

Phillaur Fort, Ludhiana
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Designed by Dewan Mokham Chand, general of Maharaja Ranjit Singh, the fort is an architectural wonder and never fails to attract visitors from far flung places.

Distance from Ludhiana: 17 km

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5. Gurdwara Charankanwal Sahib Machhiwara, Ludhiana

Gurdwara Charankanwal Sahib Machhiwara, Ludhiana
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35 km from Machhiwara, a town in Ludhiana district of Punjab is Gurudwara Charan Kanwal. The road to Gurudwara is connected by the Ludhiana-Chandigarh Highway. The serene ambiance and the beautiful aesthetic architecture of the Gurudwara attract many tourists. It has an aura that gives every visitor spiritual peace. In December, an annual congregation fair is held that marks the days of Guruji's stay (9th and 10th of Poh) the days Guruji stayed at Machhiwara.

Distance from Ludhiana: 43 km

6. Gurudwara Nanaksar Jagraon, Ludhiana

Gurudwara Nanaksar Jagraon, Ludhiana
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Famous as the memoir of Guru Gobind Singh, Gurudwara Nanaksar Jagraon is situated on the banks of Nanaksar Sarovar in Ludhiana. In the year 1975, Sikh Saint Baba along with his followers established the Gurudwara in Kaleran. A dominant feature of this shrine is the annual festival held every year for five days in August. It is attended by nearly one-lakh devotees. This beautifully structured edifice houses three separate shrines around its premises namely Gurdwara Sahib Patshahi Pehli, Gurdwara Sahib Patshahi Chhevin and Gurdwara Sahib Patshahi Dasvin.

Distance from Ludhiana: 44 km

7. Amritsar, Punjab - Gateway to Punjab - home to Golden Temple

Amritsar, Punjab - Gateway to Punjab - home to Golden Temple
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Known For : Golden Temple Wagah Border Jallianwala Bagh

Home of the glorious Golden Temple, the iconic city of Amritsar, portrays the heroic character of the Punjab. A day in this peaceful city starts with the spiritual prayers from Gurudwaras. The original name of first the ancient lake, then of the temple complex, and later the surrounding city, meaning "pool of ambrosial nectar."

Distance from Ludhiana: 140 km

Best Time: October to March

34 Amritsar Attractions

8. Dharamshala, Himachal Pradesh - The little Lhasa in India

Dharamshala, Himachal Pradesh - The little Lhasa in India
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Known For : Dharamshala Cricket Stadium Namgyal Monastery, Mcleodganj Triund

Dharamsala is famed as the holy residence of the Dalai Lama and houses the Tibetan monk in exile. Dharamsala is located in Kangra district at a distance of 18km from Kangra City. The city is distinctively separated as upper and lower divisions with different altitudes. The lower division is the Dharamsala town itself whereas the upper division is popularly known as Mcleodganj.

Distance from Ludhiana: 193 km

Best Time: October to June

36 Dharamsala Attractions

9. Kangra, Himachal Pradesh - Land of the Gods

Kangra, Himachal Pradesh - Land of the Gods
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Known For : Kangra Fort Baijnath Temple Brajeshwari Temple

Kangra is a district in Himachal Pradesh with Dharamshala as the administrative headquarters. With might Beas River flowing through the Valley, Kangra is also known for the backdrop of Dhauladar range, ancient temples and endless tea plantations. Repeated mention of the Valley in the holy Hindu texts, present Kangra as 'Devbhumi' or Land of the Gods.

Distance from Ludhiana: 174 km

Best Time: September to June

22 Kangra Attractions

10. Patiala, Punjab

Patiala, Punjab
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Known For : Qila Mubarak Complex Patiala Kali Mata Mandir Sheesh Mahal, Patiala

The fourth-largest city in the state of Punjab, Patiala is nestled in the southeast of the golden land. Patiala has strong historical and cultural roots, surrounded by architectural marvels and cultural heritage along with being a preferred destination for exploring the core traditions of Punjab. Patiala was once an erstwhile princely state and hence is home to many architectural marvels that are a blend of Mughal and Rajput architecture.

Distance from Ludhiana: 95 km

Best Time: October to March

8 Patiala Attractions

11. Chandigarh, Punjab - India's first planned city

Chandigarh, Punjab - India's first planned city
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Known For : Sukhna Lake Rock Garden Elante Mall

Chandigarh, a union territory that is the capital of both Punjab as well as Haryana, is an ideal definition of the word 'city'. With a culture that includes instances of both traditional Punjab as well as modernity, Chandigarh's food and gedi culture (a leisure drive or ride the city) is something that everyone knows of! Located at a distance of 265 km from Delhi, Chandigarh is one of the favourite weekend road trip destinations of Delhiites. Any tour of "The City Beautiful" needs to begin with boating at the beautiful Sukhna Lake.

Distance from Ludhiana: 106 km

Best Time: August to March

51 Chandigarh Attractions

12. Karnal

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Known For : Noor Mahal Karna Lake Babur's Masjid

Karnal, a city in the Indian state of Haryana, boasts of a history reaching into the period of the Mahabharata. Nestled in the banks of the sacred Yamuna River, Karnal today is popularly called the ‘Rice Bowl of India’ for its vast rice fields. Located in the National Capital Region, Karnal has limited tourist attractions to see, the most popular of which is Karna Lake. It is believed that it was here that the mythological hero Karna, after whom the city is named, gave alms to the poor.

Distance from Ludhiana: 192 km

11 Karnal Attractions

13. Jalandhar - Sports Capital of India

Jalandhar - Sports Capital of India
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Known For : Rangla Punjab Haveli Devi Talab Mandir Science City Kapurthala

The city of Jalandhar is the true personification of the rich heritage and history of Punjab - a culmination of the old and the new. This historic city was a part of the illustrious Indus Valley Civilisation. Present day Jalandhar has grown to be an important commercial and industrial hub and is also known for its delectable Punjabi cuisine. The ancient city of Jalandhar promises to let you experience the best of Punjab, along with a taste of its history and culture.

Distance from Ludhiana: 61 km

13 Jalandhar Attractions

14. Pathankot, Punjab - The Gateway to Himachal & Kashmir

Pathankot, Punjab - The Gateway to Himachal & Kashmir
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Known For : Mukteshwar temple Nurpur Fort Ranjit Sagar Dam

Pathankot is a city located in Punjab, bordered by Pakistan on the west in the foothills of Kangra and Dalhousie. With the river Chakki passing by, Pathankot is located at the meeting point of Jammu & Kashmir, Punjab and Himachal Pradesh. It is best known for its serene green beauty and a rich historical past. Pathankot has its railway station which is connected with most of the major railway stations of India, and that makes it a significant place to the surrounding areas of Dalhousie, Dharamsala, Kangra, Manali and parts of Jammu and Kashmir.

Distance from Ludhiana: 172 km

Best Time: October to Apr

13 Pathankot Attractions

15. Bilaspur (HP), Himachal Pradesh - India's first planned hill station

Bilaspur (HP), Himachal Pradesh - India's first planned hill station
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Known For : Bhakra Nangal Dam Gobind Sagar Lake Water Sports and Fishing

Bilaspur is a hill town near Shimla, famous for its forts and Gobind Sagar lake, a man-made reservoir considered the lifeline of the district. Bilaspur, India's first planned hill station, is popularly known for its artificially made lake which is called the Gobind Sagar Lake on Sutlej River. It is a beautiful lake where one can rejuvenate and participate in water sports and fishing. Also, this lake provides water to the very famous Bhakra Nagal Dam.

Distance from Ludhiana: 167 km

Best Time: Throughout the year

16 Bilaspur Attractions

16. Kurukshetra, Haryana - The land of Mahabharata

Kurukshetra, Haryana - The land of Mahabharata
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Known For : Brahma Sarovar Jyotisar Bhishma Kund

A city in the state of Haryana, Kurukshetra, also known as Dharmakshetra is known as the "Land of the Bhagavad Gita". Situated 170 km north to Delhi, the place is famous for the battle between the Kauvaras and the Pandavas in the Hindu epic, Mahabharata. It is the place where Lord Krishna is said to have recited the Bhagavad Gita to Arjuna.

Distance from Ludhiana: 169 km

Best Time: July to March

22 Kurukshetra Attractions

17. Hoshiarpur, Punjab

Hoshiarpur, Punjab

Hoshiarpur is a city and municipal corporation located in the northeast of Punjab, in the Doaba region. About 119 km away from Chandigarh, and 84 km from Ludhiana. It is also referred to as the City of Saints. Although this place has a large number of villages, it has an urban culture. Some touristy places are a 400-year-old Biranwala Temple near Balachaur, Sheesh Mahal,  Dolbaha, Hoshiarpur Archaeological Museum and Takhni-Rehmapur Wildlife Sanctuary.

Best time: October to March.

18. Sirsa, Haryana

Sirsa, Haryana

Sirsa is a district, and also a municipal council. There are 183 villages under Sirsa. By road, it is located 197 km away from Ludhiana and 243 km from Chandigarh. The Sirsa railway station is well known for its cleanliness. There are famous Gurudwara and museum as well. Near Sirsa, some other notable places are Ambala, Patiala, Hisar, Jind, Panipat etc. 

Best time: January to April, October to December. 

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