Places to Visit in Jalandhar:
Dating back to the ancient times of the Puranas and the Mahabharat, Jalandhar is a city that has moved with the times. From ancient to medieval and now modern, Jalandhar has managed to retain its identity without losing its historicity. There are numerous places to visit in Jalandhar that throw light on the city’s culture and heritage.
- Devi Talab Mandir Temple dates back to almost 200 years. the temple is devoted to Goddess Durga and attracts hordes of visitors from all over the country through the year. The talab or the water reservoir in the temple is considered to be most auspicious for Hindus to take a dip in.
- Gurudwara Talhan Sahib Ji is known for the Shaheedi Jor Mela held every year in memory of the supreme sacrifice of Shaheed Baba Nihal Singh.
- Nikku Park is a favorite picnic spot with locals and visitors alike. The wide-open spaces right in the heart of the city make it a favorite haunt. The many fountains, joy rides, and swings give you a relaxed day when visiting.
- Shaheed – e – Azam Museum is a monument that is a must-visit when in Jalandhar. The memorial is a tribute to all those freedom fighters who faced atrocities from the British. The memorial takes the visitors on a journey to the difficulties faced by the freedom fighters.
- Shiva Mandir is situated in Gr Mandir near Masjid Imam Nasar. It was built by the Nawab Sultanpur Lodhi. The legend surrounding the temple has made it one of the most visited. The temple has an unusual style of architectural design with the entrance in the style of a mosque and the temple is typically Hindu in style.
- Other places include Tulsi Mandir, Karatarpur Gurudwara, Raghuth Madir, Sodal Mandir and others.
Historic landmarks and temples and shrines dot the many places to visit in Jalandhar.