Jalandhar – The Sports City of India
Jalandhar is also know as and famous sports city of India. Jalandhar was once a prosperous and affluent city under the Mughals. Jalandhar also used to be the capital of the Hindu Kingdom. Jalandhar was earlier known as Jullundur.
Mahmud of Ghazni had once destroyed this beautiful city of Jalandhar during the Mughal Empire. The Mughals had made Jalandhar an significant centre controling the areas between Sutlej and Beas rivers.
Jalandhar is known as Sports city of India because of its high quality sports products. Jalandhar is also an important industrial centre of Punjab.
How to Reach Jalandhar
Jalandhar is well connected by Broad, smooth and well maintained national highway from Delhi, Ambala, Chandigarh, Jammu, Ludhiana, Amritsar and other cities of Punjab, Himachal, Haryana and jammu. Thousand of buses ply every day in this route via Jalandhar.
Chandigarh Airport is nearest airport from Jalandhar. Chandigarh is around 85 kilometer from Jalandhar.
Hundreds of trains from all parts of the country run on Jalandhar Route.
Places of Interest in Jalandhar
Devi Talab: Huge masonry tank sacred to the Hindus built 200 years back.
Jama Masjid: Four Centuries old Mosque
Imam Nasir Mausoleum: 800 years old monument in Jalandhar
I also love the city Jalandhar. As I am studying in LPU, Jalandhar is very close to me. Yes I agree that Jalandhar is one of India's biggest sports city.