Holiday Trip in Jalandhar

Explore History with Jalandhar Holiday Packages

Jalandhar is one of the vibrant and oldest cities of Punjab. The city is located in the Jalandhar district of the state. It was also known as Jullundur during the period of the British and also has been ruled by many different dynasties. This city has many interesting places to visit and dotted with various tourist attractions, that attracts a huge number of tourists to come here and explore it. Another specialty of Jalandhar is of being the prime producers in leather and sports goods, which gives it a name of 'Sports Capital of India'. Jalandhar played a major role in the forming of history, especially religious history, as it has been mentioned in Puranas and Mahabharata, this city is dotted with religious places including, temples, mosques, Gurudwaras and cathedral. If you wish to explore this city, then checkout the Jalandhar holiday packages offered by EaseMyTrip.in and choose the best offer for your Jalandhar tour.
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Best Sightseeing Places in Jalandhar

Before going for your Jalandhar vacation, be familiar with where you must visit during the trip.

Devi Talab Mandir:
This temple is located in the heart of Jalandhar city and is believed to be over 200 years old. It is dedicated to Goddess Durga and one of the 51 Shakthi Pithas in India. The image of Lord Shiva enshrining herein is known as 'Bhisan Bhairav'.
St. Mary's Cathedral Church:
It is one of the famous religious as well as tourist places in Jalandhar. The Old Church was built by Rev. Fr. John Macodnnel in the year 1947, in the memory of St. Patrick. In the year 1955, the Catholic Mission of the Indian Punjab was raised to the status of Apostolic Prefecture, and consequently it became the Mother Church of Punjab or the Cathedral.
Shiv Mandir:
The popular Shiv Mandir in Jalandhar is situated at Gur Mandi, close to Imam Nasir Mausoleum. This temple dates back to the Era of Lodhis. It is believed to be constructed by the Nawab of Sultanpur Lodhi.
Sodal Mandir / Temple:
Sodal Temple is located near Devi Talab Temple on Sodal road. Here, Lord Sodal is worshipped. Every year, Anand Chaturdashi of Bhadon that falls in mid-September, a fair is held at the Samadhi of Baba Sodal. You can find a painted portrait of Baba Sodal, decorated with garlands and rosaries.
Imam Nasir Mausoleum and Jamma Masjid:
This edifice is an 800-year-old beautifully designed piece of architecture that is located in the heart of Jalandhar. You can also visit the 400-yeard old Jama Masjid, located adjacent to the Imam Nasir Mausoleum.
Gurdwara Chhevin Padshahi:
This Gurudwara is built at the spot where Guru Har-Gobind Singh ji, during his tour of Daob area had a spiritual talk with the holy Muslim saint, 'Shaikh Darvesh'. Situated in Basti Shaikh, this gurdwara has handwritten copy of Sri Guru Granth Sahib by the martyr Baba Deep Singh, prepared somewhere between 1715 and 1728.
Tulsi Mandir:
It is an ancient monument in the Jalandhar city. This is the temple of Vrinda, wife of Jalandhara and is located in the Kot Kishan Chand locality. The temple has a tank, which is said to be the bathing place of the Demons.
Desh-Bhagat Memorial Hall:
As the name suggests, Desh-Bhagat Memorial Hall displays the memory of martyrs, who lost their lives in the freedom fight against the colonial rule.
Wonder Land:
It is an amusement water park with a variety of water games and land rides. This park is spread over an area of 11 acres and situated around 6 KM away from the Jalandhar Bus terminus.
Other Famous Attractions:
Some of the other places worth visiting are Nathan-Di-Bagichi, Baba Jhandianala (in Basti Nau), Darbar Muhammad Jamal Zahra (in Basti Sheikh), Pushpa Gujral Science City, Dargah Pir Hazi Shah Qutab and Shrines of Baba Lakki Shah Pir.

Best Time for Holidaying in Jalandhar

Jalandhar city experiences a sub tropical climate with hot and humid conditions. The summers are hot with very high level of humidity. The winter season is the best time to visit this place when the weather condition is cool. However, the best time to visit the Jalandhar and enjoy its charm is between the month of October and March. So, plan your Jalandhar trip during this time of the year and indulge in the sightseeing as well as other activities.

Must Buy Things from Jalandhar

Being an important district of Punjab, Jalandhar offers ample of shopping options for its visitors and tourists. It has both modern and rich traditional items on display for sale. This city is most popular for leather products and thus, you must some authentic leather goods that can be found in any shop. Jalandhar has an ever-growing sports goods industry and thus, called as 'the Sports Capital of India'. Some of the typical items to buy from here are phulkaris, parandis, jootis, peedhis and durries are widely available in most of the popular markets of Jalandhar. Basketry and wood works, handloom items, quilts and blankets, kitchen utensils, jewellery, textile and furniture are other items that you can shop for in Jalandhar. Some of the popular shops to buy these items in the city are, Oriental Crafts, Taj Handicrafts, Prince Glass Corner, Handicrafts, Janta Textiles, Loveleen Handicraft, Jaina Crafts and Pacca Bagh.

Explore Options to Reach Jalandhar

Before booking your Jalandhar holiday packages, you should know about the modes to reach this city. Read on to more:
By Air
Amritsar airport is the nearest airport (94 KM away) to Jalandhar. It is an international airport with regular flights from various Indian and International cities. You can take taxis to reach Jalandhar.
By Train
Jalandhar has a railway station of its own, which lies on the Amritsar-Delhi railway line. This railway station is well-connected with several major cities of India.
By Road
Jalandhar city has good connectivity of buses from various cities of North India. State transport buses and private buses from Delhi, Himachal, Punjab, Chandigarh and Uttar Pradesh etc. connect with Jalandhar. Select any of the modes for Jalandhar travel and enjoy your holiday.
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