The largest city of the state of Punjab, Ludhiana holds a huge importance in the state's
tourism and commercial growth. Also known as the manufacturing capital of Punjab, the
city is dotted with various places to visit in this beautiful city. There are many historical
sites as well as places of religious significance. The place is a tourist throttlehold as well
and various people flock down to buy items in wholesale. The city was founded at the
time of Lodhi Dynasty, which ruled Delhi from 1451 AD to 1526 AD. As per the legend,
Lodhi Chief Yusuf Khan and Nihand Khan were deputed by Sikander Lodhi to reinstate
order in the region that was oppressed by the Baluchis. This beautiful destination can
never be given a miss. Explore the Manufacturing Capital of Punjab by booking this
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Best Sightseeing Places in Ludhiana
Before planning your Ludhiana tour, be familiar with what you must visit during the trip.
Nehru Rose Garden:
Sprawling over an area of 30 acres, this landscaped garden is located in the Civil Lines
area of Ludhiana. This charming garden serve as an open ground for people to enjoy
morning and evening walks, exercises and also offers some precious moments of
relaxation. The park has over 17,000 plants, representing 1,600 varieties of roses, apart
from several scenic fountains. This garden attracts a large number of tourists for its
annual "Rose Festival".
Just 6 KM away from the main city, Tiger Zoo is situated on GT Road (Ludhiana-
Jalandhar Highway). This zoo has a variety of majestic tigers moving freely in the
protected jungles. The tigers can be viewed from a distance and offer exciting sight.
People from far and wide places come here to enjoy a tiger safari at the place.
Situated at a distance of 7 KM from the main city, it is an amusement park in Ludhiana.
It provides theme parties, joy rides, cafes, and water sports for its visitors. One can also
enjoy ice-skating and snowfall here, which is the third largest Indoor snow city in India.
It is a 500 year old fort, which was built by Sikander Lodhi when he ruled the plains near
River Sutlej. This fort is in ruins today, but the royal charm still attracts tourists.
Punjab Agricultural University Museum:
Founded in the year 1962, this museum is known all over the world. This museum is
located on the outskirts of the city and is modeled on the Land Grant of America. It
organizes the Kisan Mela annually.
Maharaja Ranjit Singh's War Museum was planned in 1990, with an aim to create broad
awareness about the defense services, which not only serve in defending the country,
but also a symbol of national integration. Regular light and sound shows are held in the
hall of the museum.
Best Time for Holidaying in Ludhiana
Ludhiana is counted as a dry district of Punjab, which witnesses extreme summer and
winter season. Therefore, the best time of visiting and enjoy sightseeing here is from the
months of "September to March". So, make your Ludhiana trip plans accordingly.
Must Buy Things from Ludhiana
Ludhiana is a paradise for shopping lovers. There are various shops selling various
items suiting to the daily needs of the people. Here, you will find a grand display of
Punjab's traditional handicrafts to buy from, such as phulkari, parandis, jootis, dress
materials, ethnic jewelries etc. Besides, you can shop for the modern items that are
broadly available in almost all the shopping centers. The city has both modern and old
markets. Another unique thing about this city is that you can find a market almost all
the products. For instance, cycles are readily available in cycle market. If you want to
shop for hosiery products, Sunder Nagar or Chawal Market or Dal Bazar or Bajra Nagar
will be the best option. Some of the famous markets from where you can buy some
exclusive items for your loved ones from Ludhiana vacation are Akal Market, Karim
Pura Bazar, Dr.Gujjar Mal Road and Mochpura Bazar etc.
Explore Options to Reach Ludhiana
Before booking your Ludhiana holiday packages, you must be aware of the ways to
reach this beautiful city. To know more, read on:
Ludhiana has its own airport named Sahnewal Airport, which is located at a distance
of hardly 5 KM from the city centre. The next nearest airport to this city is Chandigarh
Ludhiana has its own well maintained railway station. There are regular trains running
between New Delhi and Ludhiana. The Express and Super Fast trains regularly ply to
and from the city.
Ludhiana is located on the Amritsar-Delhi section of the Grand Trunk Road. Various
famous destinations in Punjab, like Amritsar, Jalandhar, and Chandigarh, are well linked
with the city via an excellent road network. NH95 connects Ludhiana to Chandigarh
Ferozpur. There is both private and government buses connecting Ludhiana to various
parts of the country. So, choose any of the modes to Ludhiana travel and explore this