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City Heart Sarovar Portico, Ludhiana

Getting There


Laid down by the Lodhi dynasty, Ludhiana has always been a city of importance. Today, it is one of the fastest growing industrial cities in the country. Fondly called the Manchester of India, it is undoubtedly the most buzzing metropolis in the state and has earned a global name for its hosiery. Rapid industrialization has made it a major producer of many products, many of which are hugely exported.

 

Gurudwara Charan Kamal is a major religious site here. It commemorates the place where Sri Guru Gobind Singh Ji had rested while he was encountering a massive attack. Pir-i-Dastgir is another shrine that draws pilgrims. Bhir is an important mosque here built by the legendary Mohammad Ghori.

 

The Punjab Agricultural University Museum is a well-known place of interest in Ludhiana. It houses a good collection of old items typical of Punjab. In fact the building itself is a replica of traditional Punjabi houses.

 

Landmarks

Distances in Km/Mi

Airport

16 kms/ 10 miles

Ludhiana Railway Station

500 kms/ 0.31 miles

Hospital/Fire Station

500 kms/ 0.31 miles

Feroz Gandhi Market

5 kms/ 3.2 miles

Focal Point

14 kms/ 8.69 miles

Punjab Agricultural University

5 kms/ 3.2 miles

 

By Air
Jet Airways connects Ludhiana to New Delhi.

 

By Rail
Ludhiana is very well connected by rail to Amritsar, Chandigarh and New Delhi.

 

By Road
National highways and state highways connect Ludhiana with all the cities and hill stations in Northern India.