Ludhiana is a lively, vibrant and historical city in the state of Punjab. Located on the old banks of the Sutlej river, the city enjoys a very favourable climatic conditions throughout the year.
If you want to see old India that still retains its heritage charms, Ludhiana is the city you should not miss. Here are some places that you can visit while you are in Ludhiana.
Built by Sikandar Lodhi around 500 years ago, the fort was once the residence of the Muslim ruler and displayed his military prowess. Though the fort is partly in ruins today, you will still experience the history and heritage.
Punjab Agricultural University Museum
Also called the Ajaib Ghar, this is a place you should not miss if you want to experience the lives of people in Ludhiana during the 18th and 19th centuries. The museum also hosts the colourful Kisan Mela once a year.
Gurudwara Charan Kamal
One of the greatest Sikh shrines, Gurudwara Charan Kamal is the lengendary spot where Guru Govind Singh took a sip of water from the pond and fell asleep. Best time to visit this great shrine is during the December when the annual fair is held.
The magnificent fort dates back to the reigns of Sher Shah Suri. It was later converted into a military fort along with a post office. The fort now houses a police training academy and a finger print bureau.
Established in 1993, here one can see tigers freely wandering rather than in a cage. Black bucks, sambhars, rabbits and lots of peacocks can also be seen. It is a good picnic spot for the children. All in all a good family outing can be planned to this place!
Hardy’s amusement park
Another children’s delight! Maybe the only park of it’s kind in Ludhiana, it is a must visit for families. Rides and pools keep the children very happy during summer – the best time to visit!
The Pir-I-Dastgir shrine is located in the north-western part of the city of Ludhiana. Also known as the Abdul Kadir Galani it is located within the Ludhiana Fort. A must visit for history buffs!
These are some of the must do things when you are in the Punjabi city of Ludhiana. Not in Ludhiana? Don’t worry we have you covered! See our posts on Things To Do in Pune, Things To Do in Mumbai and Things To Do In Gurgaon.