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Jalandhar is a lovely town amidst the Punjab region. Known for its top notch sport equipments and ethnic temples, Jalandhar holds a supreme place when it comes to sightseeing and visiting the Punjab region. May it be shopping or visiting some temples or religious places that hold great historical importance or may it be entertainment at its best, you will get it at all at this place. Proceeding towards the road to development, Jalandhar now includes amazing malls, markets, fun joints as well as colonially famous spots. Here is an account of the premium places that one should not miss being at Jalandhar:
Devi Talab MandirIt is situated in the heart of Jalandhar City. The old Devi Talab has been renovated and, in its centre, a new temple has been built.
Wonderland Theme ParkIt is an amusement water park with water games and water rides. The Park spreads over 11 acres with many thrilling rides offering healthy entertainment to all age groups. The park is located about 6 kms from Jalandhar Bus terminus and 8 kms from the Railway Station on Nakodar Road.
Imam Nasir MasjidThis 800 year old beautifully designed mausoleum of Imam Nasir is located in the heart of Jalandhar.
Sodal MandirSodal Temple is situated near Devi Talab temple on Sodal road. The Fair of Baba Sodal is held to memorialize the death anniversary of Sodal, a local child deity.
Tulsi MandirAn ancient monument in the City is the temple of Vrinda, wife of Jalandhara, in the Kot Kishan Chand locality. It is now also known as Tulsi Mandir. On one side of the temple is a tank which is said to have been the bathing place of the demon Jalandhara
Sheetla MandirNear the Balmiki gate is the Sheetla Mandir, said to be as old as the City of Jalandhar. Within its premises are also two small old temples of Hanuman and Shiva. A big fair is held here in month of August.
Shiv MandirSituated at Gur Mandi, Shiv Mandir is reputed to have been built by a Nawab of Sultanpur Lodhi near Masjid Imam Nasar.
Gurdwara Chhevin PatshahiGuru Hargobind visited the city of Jalandhar during his tour of Doaba area. Gurdwara Chhevin Patshahi in Basti Shaikh, Jalandhar city, stands on the spot where Guruji had a dialogue with a Muslim holy saint popularly known as Shaikh Darvesh.
Shaheed-E-Azam Sardar Bhagat Singh Museum, Khatkar KalanA museum at Khatkal Kalan, the native village of the great Martyr Sardar Bhagat Singh, was inaugurated on his 50th death anniversary. It was earlier in Jalandhar district, and has now become part of Nawanshahr district.
A few other places worth mentioning are a Sanyas Ashram (popularly known as Bahrian-da-Talab) on the Kapurthala road. Nathan-Di Bagichi, Darbar Muhammad Jamal Zahra (in Basti Sheikh), Baba Jhandianala (in Basti Nau), shrines of Baba Lakki Shah Pir and Dargah Pir Hazi Shah Qutab situated in the Jalandhar Cantonment.
The Gurudwara at Kartarpur (16 km from Jalandhar town) was built by the Fifth Sikh Guru, Guru Arjun Devji in 1656 A.D. Every year, a fair is held on the birth anniversary of the Guru when a large number of devotees gather to pay homage.