Ludhiana is a municipal corporation and a city
in the state of Punjab. It covers the largest area in the state. This
population keeps increasing during the harvesting season, in which labourers
from states such as Bihar, Odisha, Delhi and Uttar Pradesh migrate to the city.
The city stands on the banks of River Sutlej. Ludhiana is a popular place to holiday in Punjab.
It is popularly known as the NRI district
of Punjab as a large population from the district live in the U.S. and Canada.
The city dips steeply into the West and then the North, where the River Sutlej
used to run before 1785. There is an old fort by the banks of Sutlej and it is
believed that it has a secret underground tunnel that connects it to the
Ludhiana is said to be the epicentre of
Punjab’s culture. It has a lot of religious activities in the state for
Muslims, Hindus, Sikhs, Jains and Christians; it is also regarded the most
diverse city when it comes to religion. This city is the hub for the popular
Punjabi culture; Ludhiana is often associated with materialistic and gluttonous
culture where political power and money matter a lot so one should not miss a trip Ludhiana when on your holidays in North India.
Most of the important social activists like
Spiritual Gurus, Yoga Gurus, God Men, Missionaries, Chartalans and Reformers
also use Ludhiana as a base for launching their new programs in the North
India. The city is home to many monuments and shrines, here’s a peek view at
some you can enjoy on Ludhiana tour packages in India.
Gajjuji Thapar Shrine
This is a three century old shrine that is
located in Gurudev Nagar in Ludhiana. This shrine not only symbolizes religious
devotion but also a great historical significance. This shrine pulled a large
number of migrants even in the 18th century from far-off places like
Kabul in Afghanistan. There are excavations at this place in Sunet and Sanghol,
which further add to the attractions of the place. This also brought the
forefathers of Thapars to this place. Tours to Amritsar should also be inclued for those planning a holiday in Ludhiana.
Bhir has the most popular mosque in the
city, which was built by Mohammad Ghori in the year 1911. This mosque is now
150 years old and is the Khangah of Abdul Rehman Khan. It is a mausoleum of
Alawal Khan that was built during the reign of Shah Jehan and it is surmounted
by a double pear shaped dome, is octagonal in shape and also houses the tomb of
Bahadur Khan. Tourists should not miss Chandigarh vacation packages when holidaying in Ludhiana.
The city’s Kotwali Police station is nearly
173 years old and is also known as the Division 1 police station. This monument
is well protected and preserved. Ludhiana is an important tourist hub and is
located near to major international airports and railway stations. Getting
there is easy.