Jalandhar is a peaceful and beautiful city in Punjab. It is popular among tourists for its different culture, traditions and the regional dance, 'Bhangra'. When you are in Jalandhar do not forget to sample Punjabi cuisine. Its nearby must-visit tourist destinations are Shiv Mandir, St. Mary's Cathedral Church and Devi Talab Mandir.
Places to Stay
There are good budget hotels in Jalandhar. Some of them are Hotel President New Court (Tariff – Rs. 1000), Hotel Down Town (Tariff – Rs. 1000), Hotel New York Inn (Tariff – Rs. 1000) and Surya Hotel (Tariff – Rs. 500).
The official languages of Jalandharare Punjabi and Sindhi. Other languages spoken are Hindi and English.
The important festivals of Jalandhar are Lohri (January), Baisakhi (April), Diwali (November) and Dussehra (October).
Places of Interest
There are several places of tourist attraction in Jalandhar. Some of them are Jandiala (20 km), Kartarpur (15 km), and Kapurthala (22 km).
How to Get There
The nearby airport is Ludhiana Airport, which is 60 km away from the city.
The closest railway station is Jalandhar City Railway Station, situated a kilometre away.
Travellers can easily reach Kartarpur from Jalandhar as it is only 15 km away. The closest bus stand, Jalandhar City Bus Station, is just a kilometre away. There are options for regular travellers to commute via local buses which are operated by Punjab Roadways. TicketGoose.com is one of the most popular online bus booking sites.