Best Places To Visit in Jalandhar – Ultimate Guide With Photos

Jalandhar is an ancient city in the north Indian state of Punjab. It used to be called Jullundur during the British era. There are several tourist places to visit in Jalandhar including temples, amusement parks, museums and more, which makes it an ideal destination for globetrotters. The city is rich in traditional values, cultural heritage and historical monuments.

Neo Travellers’ List of Best Places To Visit in Jalandhar

Rangla Punjab Haveli

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Rangla Punjab Haveli is located approximately 11 kms from Jalandhar and depicts rich Punjabi culture in a village setup. It is one of the most popular theme-based restaurants in Jalandhar. Evenings are usually full of activities with live performances by local artists. You can listen to folk music or buy souvenirs made by local artisans. The place also houses an open-air sitting and relaxing area.

The food served here is delicious. You can try rich Punjabi cuisines like Sarson ka saag, makki ki roti, karahi paneer and other mouth-watering dishes. It has a fixed price thali restaurant, where you can eat to your heart’s content. It is one of the best places to visit in Jalandhar if you want to experience true Punjabi village life with great food and colourful ambience.

Address: Grand trunk road, Khajurla, Jalandhar
Phone: +91-1824-501011-20,
website: http://haveli.co/rangla-punjab/
Price: Lunch – INR 220 (Kids) & INR 350 (Adults), Dinner – INR 270 (Kids) & INR 475 (Adults)

Devi Talab Mandir Temple

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It is a Hindu temple situated in the heart of Jalandhar city. The Mandir complex houses many temples and the temple of the main deity, Goddess Durga is located in the centre of a pond (Talab). The lake is surrounded by temples of different Gods and Goddesses like Mata Vaishno Devi, Shri Amarnath, Maa Tripurmalini and others. A lot of people visit this place just to admire the beautifully created replicas of Vaishnodevi and Amarnath caves.

It is one of the best places to visit in Jalandhar for people of all ages. It is a must visit temple if you want to experience serenity & tranquillity. Avoid visiting the temple during weekends, as it remains crowded during that time.

Address: Tanda Road, Jalandhar, Punjab. Just 1 km from the railway station.

Wonderland Theme Park, Jalandhar

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It is a well maintained amusement park located on the outskirts of Jalandhar. It is one of the best places to visit in Jalandhar to spend some fun filled time with family and friends. The place has good rides for both kids and adults. The park is divided into two sections, dry rides and wet rides. You are bound to have an enjoyable time experiencing these thrilling rides.

The place also has a food court where you can relish a scrumptious meal after a tiring day of fun and enjoyment. I would highly recommend visiting this place early in the morning so that you can experience as many rides as possible.

Address: Nakodar Road, After Wadala Chowk, Jalandhar
Timings: 9 AM – 8 PM
Entry Fee: INR 800 – HEIGHT ABOVE 3 FT, INR 300 – HEIGHT BELOW 3 FT
Activities: Ferris wheel, Bumper cars, Hill Queen, Jurassic Coaster, Humpty Dumpty, Rambo Train, Monkey’s Bucket, Wave Pool, Bayside, Gaint and Speed Slide, Wonder Fall, Discotheque, Food Court

Pushpa Gujral Science City

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Pushpa Gujral Science City has been set up in an area of approximately 72 acres and is located on Jalandhar- Kapurthala Road. It is one of its kind, science theme based park in Nothern India. It is a good initiative by the government to inculcate and encourage scientific aptitude in kids and adults alike. There are many sections inside the park dedicated to various topics of science and technology like biology, space, energy, virtual reality and more. Every section has good working models and charts explaining the concepts in detail. The science city also houses a laser and 3D theatre, which is very popular among kids.

It is definitely one of the best places to visit in Jalandhar to instil scientific thinking in kids and adults alike. Some of the areas that you can explore inside this theme park include Dinosaur Park, Defence Gallery, Earthquake Simulator, Climate Change Theatre, Flight Simulator & more.

Address: Pushpa Gujral Science City, Kapurthala Rd, Jalandhar
Timings: 09:00 a.m to 5.00 p.m
Book Online Ticket: http://pgsciencecity.org/ticket-booking/
Ticket Rates: http://www.pgsciencecity.org/ticket.htm

Shaheed-E-Azam Sardar Bhagat Singh Museum

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The museum is located approximately 48 kms from Jalandhar. It is built in memory of Shahede Azam Sardar Bhagat Singh, who laid down his young life for attaining freedom from the British rule. Shaheed Bhagat Singh’s personal items, pictures and family details are on display here. You can’t help but feel patriotic after visiting this museum.

You can also learn a lot about the details of other people involved in the freedom struggle. Martyr Bhagat Singh’s ancestral house is also not too far away from this museum. I would highly recommend including this museum and the ancestral house in your list of best places to visit in Jalandhar.

Museum Timings: 10 AM to 5 PM
Entry Fee: None
Museum Closed On: Every Monday & Gazetted Holidays

Shiv Mandir Jalandhar

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It is an ancient temple located at Gur Mandi in Jalandhar. The temple was built by the Nawab of Sultanpur Lodhi and shows an influence of Muslim Hindu architecture. The gate of the temple has been designed in Muslim style of architecture, while the rest of the temple exhibits the Hindu style.

The construction of this temple dates back to the Lodhi era and is famous for its unusual design & architecture. During Shiv Ratri, devotees throng this temple in large numbers to offer their prayers to Lord Shiva.

It is one of the best places to visit in Jalandhar for people who have interest in historical monuments. The temple is situated adjacent to the mosque of Imam Nasar and has become an important landmark of the city of Jalandhar.

Location: Coat Bazar, Main Road, Jalandhar
Timings: 8.00 AM – 7.00 PM

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