Places around Jalandhar
adds charm to tourism in Jalandhar. The tourist destinations situated around Jalandhar enhances the prospects of tourism in Jalandhar.
Some of the famous places near Jalandhar are:
Pushpa Gujral Science City - Located on Jalandhar-Kapurthala road, Pushpa Gujaral Science City is one the largest science cities in India. Pushpa Gujral Sciene City is the second science city of India that covers an area of 72 acres. The Pushpa Gujral Science City is an interesting blend of education and amusement.
Moorish Mosque - The Moorish Mosque is one of the famous tourist destination situated around Jalandhar. Located about 21 kilometers from Jalandhar, Moorish Mosque was built in 1930. The Moorish Mosque resembles of the Qutbiya Mosque and was designed by the famous French architect, Manteaux. The Moorish Mosque was built during the reign of Jagatjit Singh.
Masoleums of Ustad and Shagird - Masoleums of Ustad and Shagird are two tombs that were built in the 17th century. The two tombs of the Masoleums of Ustad and Shagird belong to Ustad Mohammed Momin Hussain (Hafizah) and Haji Jamal.
Shaheed-E-Azam Sardar Bhagat Singh Museum - Shaheed-E-Azam Sardar Bhagat Singh Museum is erected in the memory of the martyrs of Punjab. The Museum was erected on the 50th anniversary of Bhagat Singh.
Serai Nurmahal - Located about 13 kilometers from Nakodar, Serai Nurmahal is associated with the wife of Emperor Jahangiri, Nurmahal. Serai Nurmahal is an extraordinary example of oriental architecture. The filigree work, the beautiful patterns, artistically designed arches, etc. of the Seria Nurmahal catches the attention of the tourists coming to Jalandhar.
These are some of the important tourist destinations around Jalandar. Besides these tourist destinations, we also come across a number of other tourist attractions around Jalandhar like:
- Panch Mandir
- Gurudwara Ber Sahib
- Handira Mausoleum
- Kartarpur Gurudwara
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Last Updated on 17th Dec 2012