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7 Best Places To Visit In Ludhiana - The Manchester Of India

Ludhiana, the Manchester of India got its name because of its world’s recognized hosiery goods. Ludhiana is the largest city of Punjab and is located at the banks of Sutlej River. Ludhiana was rewarded with the Best Business Environment by the World Bank in 2009 and 2013. Apart from its Industrial recognition, there are various tourist places in Ludhiana to visit and few of them are;

1. Lodhi Fort: The historic marvel of Ludhiana is situated on the bank of Sutlej and is also famous as Purana Qila. It is more than 500 years old and was constructed by Muslin ruler Sikandar Lodi. The fort also has a connecting tunnel to the neighboring town Phillaur. Nowadays, Lodhi fort’s most of the structure has turned into ruins and the property has been declared as state protected monument in December 2013.

Lodhi Fort

2. Maharaja Ranjit Singh War Museum: This museum has spreaded across the four acres land and was built in 1999 by the Punjab Government. This was established as a gesture of tribute to the soldiers. The major attraction of the museum is the light and sound show, narrating the story of war and gallant soldiers. There are various displays of battle tanks, Anti-craft guns and an INS Vikrant Model in the museum. This museum is located on the GT road of Ludhiana which is the main highway of Punjab and is easily reachable through various taxi services in Ludhiana if you are a tourist.


3. Phillaur Fort: It is located at the Grand Trunk Road in Phillaur and was designed by Dewan Mohkam Chand. The fort was transferred to the civil authorities in 1890 and since then it has been used as the Maharaja Ranjit Singh Police Academy after renaming it as Maharaja Ranjit Singh Fort by Punjab Government on 6 April, 1973. This fort is also a home to Pir Baba Abdullah Shah Ji’s Shrine and Muslim’s consider this place as holy place as it contains several tombs of Muslim icons and members of Shah Shuja’s family.

Phillaur Fort

4. Tiger Safari: Ludhiana zoo, mainly famous as Tiger Safari was established in 1993 and is the perfect picnic spot for the family. In the dense forest of safari, you can see tigers, black bucks, rabbits, deer and peacocks wandering and roaming freely. The whole area is 25 acres and you can enjoy the thrilling experience there. There are full arrangements of the safety of visitors.

Tiger Safari

5. Clock Tower: It was established in 1906 and is the last surviving landmark from the pre-Independence arena. Clock tower is a memorial landmark remembering the retired Punjab Agricultural University professor Amarjit Singh Hayer and Central University Bathinda Chancellor Sardara Singh Johl. The tower was built during the British rule on Grand Trunk Road which led up to Peshawar.

clock tower ludhiana

6. Hardy’s World & Water Park: This is the must visit place and the best fun & amusement park in Ludhiana located on the Ludhiana-Jalandhar Highway. There are lots of adrenalin fueled rides for all age group along with the water park. The place also has food outlets, wax museum and 3rd largest indoor snow city in India for skating. River Rafting

7. Rakh Bagh: This Park is mostly crowded in the evening and weekends. It has lush green landscape scenery with a toy train which is the favorite spot of children. This toy train was revamped from the British time and never ceases to attract everyone especially children.


Apart from these, there are more attractions and tourist places in Ludhiana. You can easily book a taxi from Delhi to Ludhiana or any other city to visit the best places in Ludhiana.

Ludhiana, the Manchester of India got its name because of its world’s recognized hosiery goods. Ludhiana is the largest city of Punjab and is located at the banks of Sutlej River.


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