Punjab Tourist Attractions – Ludhiana
Ludhiana is also known as the Manchester of India. Ludhiana is one of the industrial and fastest growing cities in India and Punjab. Ludhiana is situated on the south bank of the River Sutlej.
Ludhiana is the most important industrial town and renowned city in India and whole world especially for its textile hosiery goods and light engineering centre.
Ludhiana was founded in 15th century in 1480 by Lodi princes from Delhi.
Ludhiana is well developed city in Punjab. It is also an important education hub with renowned engineering and medical colleges apart from Management colleges and Universities. Well know Punjab Agricultural University is situated in Ludhiana.
How to Reach Ludhiana
Nearest airport from Ludhiana is Amritsar, which is around 171 kilometer far.
Ludhiana is well connected by Express Highway from Delhi, Chandigarh, Amritsar, Jalandhar and other major cities of Punjab, Himachal, Jammu and Haryana. Frequent buses ply from Delhi, Chandigarh, Amritsar, Jalandhar and other parts of the state.
Ludhiana is also connected by Rail from all parts of India. All the trains heading towards Jammu go via Ludhiana.
Distance of Ludhiana from Main Cities
Ludhiana is 278 kilometer from Jammu, 170 Km from Pathankot, 112 kilometer from Ambala, 60 Km from Jalandhar, around 300 Km from Delhi, around 90 Km from Chandigarh.
Places of interest in Ludhiana
Pir-i-Dastgir: Fort and Shrine
Punjab Agricultural University: World famous university
Bhir: Famous mosque built in the year 1191 by Mohammed Ghori.
Alawal Khan Tomb: Octagonal shape Tomb is built by Emperor Shah Jahan.
Sardar Bahadur Khan Tomb: Tomb with sloping walls.
Other places of interest in Ludhiana include Sanghoi, Manji Sahib Gurudwara, Doraha Sarai (around 20Km from Ludhiana)