Kandola is a neighbourhood in Nurmahal, Punjab. Located 3 km away from Nurmahal, also spelled as Noor Mahal, where Jahangir’s wife Noor Jahan was raised, this place has several places of interests in and around its locality. One of the major attractions here is the Noor Jahan Sarai, which is being maintained by the Archeology department. This locality is 37 km away from Ludhiana.
Places to Stay
Kandola has a number of budget hotels which are worth trying out. Some of them are Pari Guest House (Tariff – Rs.743), Hotel Leo Fort (Tariff – Rs.959), Vivek International Hotel (Tariff – Rs.663), Mehak Hotel (Tariff – Rs.727).
Punjabi and Hindi are commonly spoken in Kandola.
The most important festivals celebrated in the neighbourhood are Lohri in January, Holi in March-April, Dushera in September-October, Diwali and Guru Nanak Jayanti in October-November.
Places of Interest
Most of the places of interest lie in Nurmahal (3 km). Other places of attractions are Devi Talab Mandir (14 km), and Dera Baba Murad Shah (15 km).
How to Get There
The nearest airport from here is the Ludhiana Airport, which is 53 km away.
Jalandhar City Railway Station, which is located at a distance of 40 km from here, is the major railhead connecting this place to other cities.
Direct buses are available from Jalandhar, Ludhiana and Nurmahal. State-run buses are the lifeline of the passengers travelling on this route. Online bus booking facility enables you to get your tickets from the confines of your home.