Earlier known as Abdullapur, Yamuna Nagar in Haryana is a rapidly growing industrial city. Pre-Independence, Yamuna Nagar was a small hamlet with its villagers mostly staying around its railway station. However, it is a booming city now with all the amenities. This place is known for Adi Badri, a popular pilgrimage centre. The best months to visit Yamuna Nagar are between October and March.
Places to Stay
You can find a good number of hotels at Yamuna Nagar, ranging from budget to luxury hotels. Some of the budget hotels that you can choose from are Prince Hotel (Tariff – Rs. 800), Hotel Relax (Tariff – Rs.600) and Hotel Mayur (Tariff – Rs.500).
Punjabi and Hindi are the main languages in this city. English is also spoken and understood.
Lohri in January, Dushera in September-October and Diwali in October-November are the most important festivals in the city.
Places of Interest
Yamuna Nagar is known for its beautiful temples, mosques and gurudwaras. Some places that should be included in your itinerary are Chandpur Masjid, Panchmukhi Hanuman Mandir, Chitta Mandir, Gita Bhawan, Buria Sahib Gurudwara, Jodian Sahib Gurudwara and Santpura Gurudawara.
How to Get There
The best way to reach Yamuna Nagar by air is through Dehra Dun airport, which is about 82 km away. Another airport close to this place is Chandigarh airport located about 85 km from this city.
Jagadhri railway station is only 2 km away from here. Darazpur railway station about 9 km from Yamuna Nagar is another option.
You can get regular buses from Delhi, Chandigarh, Ambala, Saharanpur and Kurukshetra to Yamuna Nagar. Several top operators ply their buses on this route. Avail of bus ticket booking coupon when you book your tickets online.