Situated in the heart of the Punjab, the Jalandhar District is of undoubted antiquity. There are a good number of places of historical and religious importance in this area which are described below. It is believed to be the oldest city in Punjab. Jalandhar today is a highly industrialized centre being India's foremost producer of world class sports equipments.
Places to see in JalandharWonderland Theme Park:
It is an amusement water park with water games and water rides. The Park spreads over 11 acres with many thrilling rides offering healthy entertainment to all age groups.Imam Nasir Mausoleum and Jamma Masjid:
The 800 year old beautifully designed mausoleum of Imam Nasir is located in the heart of Jalandhar. The Jama Masjid nearby is said to be 400 years old.Devi Talab Mandir:
The old Devi Talab has been renovated and in its centre, a new temple has been built. The gilded Mandir is famous for the 'Hariballabh Sangeet Sammelan' held every year in December at its precincts for the past 125 years.Shiv Mandhir:
The temple situated at Gur Mandi near Imam Nasir mausoleum dates back to the Lodhi Era. Believed to be built by the Nawab of Sultanpur Lodhi, the mandir is a blend of Muslim Hindu architecture.Sodal Mandir:
Thousands of devotees throng this temple during 'Anand Chaturdashi' in September. The child Deity here is believed to grant wishes of devotees.St Mary's Cathedral Church:
With its rare cosmo-culture design is a tribute to the Punjabi tradition. This Cathedral at Jalandhar Cantonment, initiated by representatives of His Holiness Pope John Paul II is the only one of its kind in the East.Tulsi Mandir:
Earlier known as Temple of Vrinda, is an ancient monument in the city located in the Kot Kishan Chand locality. It was built in honor of Vrinda, wife of the demon Jalandhara.Desh-Bhagat Memorial Hall:
It has been constructed to perpetuate the memory of martyrs who has lost their lives in the fight for freedom from the British rule.Pushpa Gujral Science City:
It is the largest and the second Science City in India. It is built with the aim of learning, fun & amusement out of Science for people of all ages & all walks of life.