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Jalandhar Travel

The city is famous for sports goods, oldest Military Cantonment, PAP and BSF Head Quarters, and as a centre of vernacular publications. This city has twelve kots and twelve gates. Jalandhar is the biggest printing centre of Northern India and most of the vernacular papers, magazines in Hindi, Punjabi and Urdu are published here. The renowned newspapers are Hind Samachar, Punjab Kesri, Jag Bani, Partap & Veer Partap, Ajit, Akali Patrika, Nawan Zamana and Milap. There are large number of colleges, polytechnics, Academic and Ayurvedic colleges. There are very important colleges for women such as Hansraj Mahila Vidyalya, Kanya Maha vidyalya, Lyalpur Khalsa College and S.D. College. There is also a college for Teacher Training and a college of Sports. Jalandhar is famous for export of quality sports goods all over the world. The monuments in and around the city include 800 years old Imam Nasir Mosque, Devi Talab Mandir and two century old Jama Masjid.

Distance From:
Chandigarh 160 Kms.
New Delhi 375 Kms.

DEVI TALAB MANDIR:
The anterior Devi Talab Mandir had been invaded several times by Foreign Rulers, but from the shambles has emerged a new gilded Mandir famous for influx of record number of devotees. Hariballabh Sangeet Sammelan is held every year in the precincts of Devi Talab Mandir for the last 125 years. Sodal Mandir is also thronged by millions every year on the occasion of Anant Chaturdashi

SOME IMPORTANT PLACES OF iNTEREST:
i) Monuments (Monuments in and around Jalandhar), 4th, Century Jama Masjid, Sarais of Nakodar and Noor Mahal.
ii) Fort/Palace: Fort of Phillaur
iii) Museum and Art Gallery: Shaheed-E-Azam Bhagt Singh Museum at Khatkar Kalan, Dist. Jalandhar.
iv) Miscellaneous: The Devi Talab a large masonary tank sacred to Hindus.

HOW TO REACH:
Jalandhar is connected with direct trains to Delhi, Calcutta, Mumbai, Puri, Nagpur, Jammu Tawi and Deluxe Express to Mumbai, Shatabadi Express to Delhi, Utkal Express to Puri and Hawrah Mail to Calcutta.
There is a vast network of bus services of Punjab, Himachal, Delhi, Haryana, Pepsu, Chandigarh, U.P., J&k, Rajasthan State Roadways, apart from private operators. Important destinations include Delhi, Shimla, Chandigarh, Dehradun, Jaipur and Ganganagar.

 
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