Top 10 must visit place in Ludhiana (with Photos)

Ludhiana is a large industrial city in the north Indian state of Punjab. Ludhiana is now Punjab’s most populated and very rapidly growing metropolitan city. It is on the south bank of the Sutlej river. The city was the sight of a great battle during the first Sikh wars. It was also an important center during the struggle for freedom and is associated with names like Lala Lajpat Rai, Sardar Kartar Singh, Baba Santa Singh, and Maulana Habibur Rehman.

Best time to visit Ludhiana

The best time to visit Ludhiana is between October- March in the winter season. The weather is quite pleasant during this period and is best suited for outdoor activities. The month of February is the peak time to visit Ludhiana as it is the time to witness the famous Rural Olympics which are held in the Kila Raipur region of Ludhiana district.

How to reach Ludhiana

Ludhiana is well connected to the major towns in the country. You can travel to Ludhiana by train, air or road.

By Air: Ludhiana also has an airport. Other nearby international airports are located in Chandigarh (95km) and in Amritsar (141km).

By Train: There are regular trains from other major cities of the country to Ludhiana.

By Bus: Ludhiana is also well connected by roads and one can find buses and taxis to reach Ludhiana from nearby places.

Now Coming to top attractions, here are the must-see places in Ludhiana.

1. Hardy’s World Amusement Park

An amusement park or theme park is a group of entertainment attractions, rides, and other events in a location for the enjoyment of large numbers of people. An amusement park is more elaborate than a simple city park or playground, usually providing attractions meant to cater specifically to certain age groups, as well as some that are aimed towards all ages. Hardy’s World is a wonderful type of amusement park for all types of age groups.

Opening days: All days of the week, 10:00 AM to 7:30 PM

Distance from Ludhiana Junction: 9 KM

Ideal for: Adventure Seekers, Fun Lovers

Entry fee: INR 800/Person

2. Tiger Safari

Tiger Safari is a major picnic spot near Ludhiana. It was established in 1993 and here one can see the majestic tigers are freely wandering in the dense forest. Blackbucks, sambhars, rabbits and lots of parrots are also seen in Tiger Safari. This well-protected natural habitat of tigers will be a thrilling experience to children and elderly alike. One can enjoy the sight of tigers bathing in the pool and sleeping under the shady bushes.

Opening days: All days of the week except Monday, 10:00 AM to 5:00 PM

Distance from Ludhiana Junction: 8 KM

Ideal for: Nature Lovers, Experience Seekers, Photo Fanatics

Entry fee: INR 20/Person

3. Phillaur Fort

Phillaur Fort is an ancient marvel in the city of Ludhiana in Punjab. Once a defense fort now houses a Police Academy and Finger Print Bureau. Phillaur Fort is a 200-year-old fort built for Maharaja Ranjit Singh. The Fort was designed by French and Italian architects. It was built under the guidance of Governor Mokham Chand, who was the General under Maharaja. The Phillaur Fort has remarkable architectural excellence. The Fort is situated on the banks of the river Sutlej, which adds to the beauty of the Fort.

Opening days: Only on Thursday, time is flexible according to weather

Distance from Ludhiana Junction: 17 KM

Ideal for: Experience Seekers, Photo Fanatics, History Buffs

Entry fee: NA

4. Maharaja Ranjit Singh War Museum

The museum is one of the most popular tourist destinations in Ludhiana. A major attraction of this museum is the light and around show which narrates the story of war. You can also have a look at the number of battle tanks, anti-aircraft guns, an old Sukhoi and an INS Vikrant model.

Opening days: All days of the week except Monday, 09:30 AM to 5:00 PM

Distance from Ludhiana Junction: 8 KM

Ideal for: History Buffs, Experience Seekers

Entry fee: INR 40/Adult

INR 20/Children

5. Nehru Rose Garden

Nehru Rose garden is a beautifully landscaped garden in the heart of the city Ludhiana. Sprawling over an area of 27 acres, this popular tourist attraction is home of over 17000 plants and 1600 varieties of roses. The vast lawns are the perfect picnic spot with water fountains around it.

Opening days: All days of the week

Distance from Ludhiana Junction: 3 KM

Ideal for: Nature Lovers

Entry fee: NA

6. Gurdwara Dukh Niwaran Sahib

Gurdwara Dukh Niwaran Sahib is a significant pilgrim site for the devotee, said to be one of the most religious shrines in Punjab. A Sikh religious place in a sprawling campus with good design. Ample space for parking. Visit during morning and evening time to listen to the path.

Opening days: All days of the week

Distance from Ludhiana Junction: 2 KM

Ideal for: Experience Seekers

Entry fee: NA

7. Gurdwara Alamgir Sahib

Gurdwara Alamgir Sahib is constructed in the memory of Guru Gobind Sahib Ji. Alamgir Sahib is also known as Gurdwara Manji Sahib. Apart from the holiness of the site, many locals and tourists visit this place for Langar a communal meal that caters hundreds of people every day.

Opening days: All days of the week

Distance from Ludhiana Junction: 12 KM

Ideal for: Experience Seekers

Entry fee: NA

8. Rakh Bagh Park

Rakh Bagh Park with lush green landscape and a toy train, Rakh Bagh Park of Ludhiana is a favorite spot for children, the park is surrounded by tracks for bicycle riders and it houses exercising machines on the children’s play area. Although renovations, landscaping, and beautifications are planned, Rakh Bagh, a habitual space among locals.

Opening days: All days of the week

Distance from Ludhiana Junction: 0.5 KM

Ideal for: Experience Seekers, Nature Lovers

Entry fee: NA

9. Shri Durga Mata Mandir

Durga Mata Mandir is a perfect destination for a great time with your dear ones. Enjoy the attractions of this popular tourist spot. With so much to lure your senses and offer you recreation at its best, get drenched in the spirit of adventure that you get to explore at Durga Mata Mandir.

Opening days: All days of the week

Distance from Ludhiana Junction: 1.5 KM

Ideal for: Experience Seekers

Entry fee: NA

10. Rural Olympics of Kila Raipur

Kila Raipur is famous for sports festival popularly known as the Rural Olympics, is held annually in Kila Raipur. The whole village is transformed with fervent celebrations, sports, dance, and music.

Opening days: NA

Distance from Ludhiana Junction: 20 KM

Ideal for: Experience Seekers, Photo Fanatics

Entry fee: NA

Explore these amazing places to see in Ludhiana and share your amazing experience with us!

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