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Jalandhar Travel Guide
In the times of Mahabharata, Jalandhar city was referred to as Prasthala and as Jullundur at the time of British Raj. The city is known for its rich cultural heritage, historical monuments and traditional values.

Jalandhar is a beautiful city that is located in the state of Punjab, India. It is situated at a distance of 144 kilometers from the state capital, Chandigarh. In the times of Mahabharata, Jalandhar city was referred to as Prasthala and as Jullundur at the time of British Raj. The city is known for its rich cultural heritage, historical monuments and traditional values. The Jalandhar travel guide enables visitors to identify important places of tourist interest within the city. It has several places of tourist interest that include monuments, forts, tombs and temples. Presence of all these attractions makes it a great place to visit. Jalandhar is also known as the town of sports. Most of the sports materials that are manufactured in Jalandhar are exported to various countries. Jalandhar travel guide can also give you important information about the climatic conditions of the place.

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How to Reach Jalandhar
Jalandhar is the oldest city of Punjab that underwent rapid urbanisation and industrialisation in recent years. Being a major industrial centre of Punjab, the city witnesses intense movement of business enthusiasts. Apart from this, Jalandhar is also famous for pilgrimage sites like Devi Talab Mandir, St. Mary Church and Shiv Mandir. Jalandhar enjoys excellent road, rail and air connectivity with rest of India.
 
How to Reach Jalandhar by Air


Jalandhar does not have its own airport and Amritsar airport serves as the nearest airport. It is located around 75 km away from Jalandhar city. Regular flights of all major airlines connect Amritsar to Indian cities like Mumbai, Delhi, Lucknow etc. Flights to international destinations like Birmingham, Dubai and Doha also ply to and from Amritsar.
 
How to Reach Jalandhar by Bus
 
Jalandhar is well connected to major cities of north India by regular bus service. State owned and  private buses run from Jalandhar to places like Chandigarh, Delhi, Amritsar, Jammu, Ambala, Jaipur. Local transport can be availed from Jalandhar bus depot to reach any part of the city. It takes nearly 7 hours to travel distance of around 372 km between Delhi and Jalandhar via NH 1.
 
How to Reach Jalandhar by Rail
 
Jalandhar City Railway Station on Amritsar-Delhi railway line is an important rail junction of Punjab. Major trains like Golden Temple Mail, Delhi Amritsar Shatabdi, Paschim Express halt here. Jalandhar is also served by direct train to Delhi, Kolkata, Varanasi, Patna, Guwahati, Jaipur, Jammu Tawi etc. 

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We have booked room for our NRI friend, Which id proof need to show during check in?

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Ankush Kumar

What are the best places to eat in Jalandhar?

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Vishal Malhotra

veg or non-veg and where you are staying

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Please suggest a good hotel.

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Gaurav Kumar

aman is good

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Which are the good hotels in Model town?

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Jaswinder

I think president thek hai bt staff slow hai

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I want to travel from Ganga Nagar to Shakot Jalandhar Punjab. How can I travel ?

I need a hotel near bus stand in less than Rs. 800. Please suggest.

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Opender Mirza

you search on goibibo.you definitely get

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Can i see the bus first and pay at that time if i like the bus seats and all from Amritsar airport to Jalandhar bus stand timing-mrng after 7?

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amit kumar

Sorry I don't have any idea about this

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Please suggest a hotel near I.K. Gujral Punjab Technical University.

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Manish Tanwar

You should check hotel dolphin or if you want near bus stand then regency.

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Is there any good hotel near Jalandhar bus stand?

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Sourabh Shukla

Hotel Grand Horizon is near by busstand n infront of Indo canadian Bus Office. its nice hotel

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Is there any good hotel near Pathankot bypass Jalandhar?

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Manish Arora

ranbir prime

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