10 Places to Visit in Jalandhar, Tourist Places & Attractions

Places to Visit in Jalandhar

Wonderland, Devi Talab Mandir, Pushpa Gujral Science City, Jang-e-Azadi Memorial, Gurudwara Talhan Sahib Ji, Baba Sodal Mandir, Nikku Park, Gandhi Stadium, St. Mary’s Cathedral and many more.

Preserved with rich history, culture, and heritage, many of the interesting and significant tourist places in Jalandhar are apt for getting to know the city closely. Brimming with several historic landmarks and holy shrines, Jalandhar will truly spoil you for choices of attractions. There are places like Devi Talab Mandir and Baba Sodal Mandir that will give you some tranquil experiences. Along with these, one of the most famous historical monuments in Jalandhar, Jang-e-Azadi Memorial is also a fascinating tourist place that is not to be missed.

If you are traveling with kids, then don’t forget to visit one of the famous parks like Nehru Park or Nikku park for a fun time in the city. There are several points of attractions here like musical fountains and various street food stalls that will make your day. For a more adventurous take, Wonderland is also a great option to enjoy with the whole family. With all these and many more places, Jalandhar promises to give you the best Punjabi experiences.

Here is the list best places to visit in Jalandhar:

If you are adventurous and have a liking for thrilling rides, this is the perfect place for you. Home to some of the most amazingly thrilling and adventurous rides, Wonderland is one of the most popular places to visit in Jalandhar.

Groove to some funky Punjabi music and dance under the water showers. The theme park has artificial clouds which shower artificial rains. Sometimes, you can see some colourful rains coming from the artificial clouds. Also, the theme park is not open on some winter days as the climate in the city gets very intensely cold.

Location: Jalandhar - Nakodar Road, Wadala Chowk, After, Jalandhar, Punjab 144001

Entry Fee: Rs. 900 for Adults & free entry for children under 3 feet.

Timing: Monday to Sunday 10 AM to 7.30 PM

Best time to visit: To beat the heat and enjoy the various water rides, Summer is the best time to visit Wonderland. 

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One of the oldest temples in the state, Devi Talab Mandir is one of the most popular religious places to see in Jalandhar. The origins of the temple belong to the religious scriptures which say that the right breast of Devi Sati had fallen at the location of the temple. Over the years, many foreign invaders tried to capture this temple but they failed to do so.

The temple has deities of Lord Shiva and Goddess Kali which are over 200 years old. The temple organises the very popular Harivallabh Sangeet Sammelan in the month of December which is visited by many Goddess Kali followers.

Location: Tanda Rd, Shiv Nagar, Industrial Area, Jalandhar, Punjab 144004

7 AM to 8 PM

Best time to visit: December is the best time to visit this wonderful temple as you can witness the popular Harivallabh Sangeet Sammelan. 

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Spread over an area of 72 acres, the Pushpa Gujral Science City is one of the popular tourist places in Jalandhar. A joint project of the Indian Central Government and Punjab Government, this place was built to invite enthusiasts to explore the various fields of life like science, agriculture, technology, engineering, human evolution and many more.

You can hang around the Pushpa Gujral Science City in the two packages:

1. A package with laser show, flight simulator, virtual 3D shows, Digital planetarium shows and much more.
2. A package with a flight simulator, virtual 3D shows, laser show, Digital planetarium, dome theatre film tour and much more.

In the science centre, you can also opt for the optional boat ride to hang around the science city.

Location: Pushpa Gujral Science City Jalandhar, Punjab 144002

Price: Package I - Rs. 355 for Adults, Rs. 265 for Students, Rs. 188 for Senior Citizens.
          Package II - Rs 425 for Adults, Rs, 305 for Students, Rs. 233 for Senior Citizens.

Timings: Monday to Sunday 9 AM to 5 PM

Best time to visit: The best time to visit Pushpa Gujral Science City is in December, January or February so that you can enjoy the climate and the various places in the science city. 

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Dedicated to the brave hearts of Punjab who lost their lives for India, Jang-e-Azadi memorial is built near the Jalandhar-Amritsar highway in the town of Kartarpur. Spread over an area of 25 acres, this mega project had risen to become one of the top places to visit in Jalandhar.

The dome-shaped architecture and the white pale ceilings are astonishing. Do not miss the 15-minute 3D movie in the AV hall of the Memorial where you can see the movie on India’s struggle for freedom.

Location: Jang-e-Azadi Memorial, Kartarpur, Jalandhar- Amritsar Highway, Jalandhar.

Entry Fees: Entry fees in the memorial for Adults - Rs. 50 and Kids - Rs 30.

Timings: Monday to Saturday - 10 AM to 6 PM
              Sunday - 7 AM to 7 PM

Best time to visit: The best time to visit the memorial is between June to September as the climate is cold, cosy and pleasant to travel.

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Gurudwara Talhan Sahib Ji is located in a small village on the outskirts of Jalandhar named Talhan. It is one of the unique places to visit in Jalandhar because of the devotees who come here offer toy aeroplanes to the deity. The deity in this shrine is of Baba Nihal Singh who was a local in Talhan.

Baba helped his fellow villagers in various things and later years after his death, a shrine was built by Harnam Singh, one of his devotees. The story behind offering toy aeroplanes is that the devotees wish they could fly in an aeroplane someday. As per the temple authorities, around 50-60 planes are offered in a week. 

Location: Talhan, Jalandhar, Punjab.

5 AM to 8 PM

Best time to visit: The best time to visit Gurudwara Talhan Sahib Ji is in the month of June when the annual Jor Mela is organised.

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Among the various natural hubs in the city, Nikku Park is a renowned place to visit in Jalandhar. Due to its location in the very centre of the city, Nikku Park is quite popular among the locals. Also, tourists visit Nikku Park as it is located close to all the major tourist places in Jalandhar.

Nikku Park is the perfect place for a morning jog as one can experience the fresh winds. Also, it is quite popular and the ultimate place to spend an evening at ease. One can eat the famous street food of Jalandhar on the various food stalls located outside Nikku Park. The park has various fun slides and fountains making it a fun place in the city.

Location: Nikku Park Road, Model Town, Jalandhar.

Entry Fee Rs. 2 for Adults and Children.

Timings: 9 AM to 6 PM on all the days of the week

Best time to visit: Best time to visit the park is early in the morning or in the evening.

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Gandhi Stadium or B.S. Bedi stadium is the only cricket stadium in the city which hosted international matches. The stadium was built in 1955 and is one of the top places to see in Jalandhar. Gandhi Stadium has hosted 1 Test match and 3 One Day matches.

Today, it is a popular place among cricket enthusiasts who often visit the stadium. Due to the demolition and reconstruction of the various parts of the stadium, it has not hosted any international match in the last 20 years.

Location: Gulab Devi Road, Opposite to Gulab Devi Hospital, Burlton Park, Arya Nagar, Jalandhar, Punjab – 144008

10 AM to 5 PM

Best time to visit: You can visit the stadium at any time of the day.

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St. Mary’s Cathedral is the new church which was built between 1985-1990 replacing the old church which was built in 1847. St. Mary’s Cathedral is visited by many locals and  is one of the best places to visit in Jalandhar. In the area around the church, one can find some colourful flowers, lush trees and a big gallery called Rosary Villa which houses some pictures of Jesus and Mother Mary.

Location: 59, The Mall Rd, Jalandhar Cantt, Jalandhar, Punjab 144005

The cathedral is open from 7 AM to 8 PM and on Sunday masses take place at 8 AM.

Best time to visit: The best time to visit the cathedral is in the evening so that you can enjoy the lighting of the church.

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BAPS Swaminarayan Mandir Jalandhar is a temple of Bhagwan Swaminarayan located on the popular Grand Trunk road of Jalandhar and is one of the top places to visit in Jalandhar. Tourists often visit this temple making the temple one of the popular tourist places in Jalandhar.

The temple has the deities of Swaminarayan, Radha-Krishna, Guru Parampara, Sita-Ram, Hanuman, Dev-Parvati, Ganesha and Nikanth Varni.

Location: Grand Trunk Road, Guru Gobind Singh Avenue, Jalandhar.

Everyday 7 AM to 11.30 AM and 4 PM to 8.30 PM

Best time to visit: The best time to visit BAPS Swaminarayan Mandir is in the evening so that you can be a part of the Maha-Aarti.

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Spread over an area of 3 acres around the Jalandhar Municipal Corporation, Nehru Park is the oldest park in the city. Before independence, it was known as ‘The Company Bagh’. Many locals visit this big park for long walks and jogging and it is one of the popular tourist places in Jalandhar.

Recently, new lighting and musical fountains were established in the centre of the park. Alongside the park, one can find a library which has some of the best books about the independence and history of India.

Location: Central Town, Jalandhar.

9 AM to 6 PM

Best time to visit Nehru Park: The best time to visit in the evening to enjoy the colourful fountains and take long strolls in the park. 

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