Ludhiana is a popular travel destination in Punjab. It is the 22nd largest city in India by population. The city is one of the most popular travel destinations in India. The city is blessed with a large number of tourist attractions. In this article, we have compiled a list of the most popular tourist places in Ludhiana for tourism. So, let’s see!
6 Best Tourist Places in Ludhiana for Tourism
1. Nehru Rose Garden
Nehru Rose Garden is one of the most beautiful tourist places in Ludhiana. The garden was established in 1967. It is one of the largest rose gardens in Asia, spread over an area of 30 acres. There are more than 17,000 plants with 1,600 varieties of roses.
2. Pir-I-Dastgir Shrine
Pir-I-Dastgir Shrine is a tomb of famous Muslim saint Abdul Kadir Galani which is situated inside the Fort of Ludhiana. The shrine is visited by both Hindu and Muslim pilgrims.
3. Rara Sahib Gurudwara
Rara Sahib Gurudwara is a popular Gurudwara in the city of Ludhiana, Punjab. It is a place of worship for the Sikhism followers across the world. The present form of the Gurdwara is a monument built in his memory. The Gurudwara is situated just 22 km Southeast of Ludhiana.
4. Sanglan Wala Shivalaya Mandir
Sanglan Wala Shivalaya Mandir is one of the famous tourist places in Ludhiana. The temple is dedicated to Lord Shiva. This temple is 400 years old and situated in Old Ludhiana city. You should not miss an opportunity to celebrate Shivaratri festival.
5. Tiger Safari Zoo
Tiger Safari Zoo is a zoo situated 6 kms from the main city on GT road on Ludhiana-Jalandhar Highway. The zoo is spread over a land of 25 acres. Tiger Safari Zoo was established in 1993 and visitors can see black bucks, sambhars, rabbits, peacocks, and other animals.
6. Ansal Plaza Shopping Mall
Ludhiana loves shopping and Ansal Plaza is the first international level shopping mall in the city. The shopping mall is spread over a land of 1.5 lakh square feet. There are more than 35 branded stores such as Arrow, KFC, McDonald’s, Wrangler, Pyramid, Reebok, Lee Cooper, Pepe, Raymonds, and more.
Article first published on June 16, 2015.