Hotels in Jalandhar
Hotels in Jalandhar
The Indian destination of Jalandhar
is named after Jalandhar, a demon king, who finds a mention in the Puranas and Mahabharta. According to another legend, Jalandhar was the capital of the kingdom of lav, son of Rama. According to yet another version Jalandhar is said to have derived its name from the vernacular term `Jalandhar' means area inside the water, i.e. tract laying between the two rivers Satluj and Beas, still another name of Jalandhar had been Trigartta, as it was waters by three rivers, Satluj, Beas and Ravi.
Tourist Attractions in Jalandhar
Jalandhar today is a highly industrialized center of commercial activity. It also claims the privilege of being the sports city of India as not only has it produced some of our finest sports people but also world-class sports equipment, which is produced here. In fact, 12 of India's greatest hockey players have come from a single village, Sansarpur, in Jalandhar district. Jalandhar boasts of many historic monuments. Prominent among them are the mausoleum of Imran Nasir, the fort at Phillaur which once served as Maharaja Ranjit Singh's line of defense against the British, a Shiv Mandir which dates back to the Lodhi era and the Gurudwara at Kartarpur. The fifth Sikh Guru, Guru Arjun Devji in 1656 A.D, built the Gurudwara at Kartarpur, which is approx. 16 Km from Jalandhar town. An annual fair is held on the birth anniversary of the Guru when a large number of devotees gather to pay homage.
Accommodation in Jalandhar
There are enough decent accommodation options in Jalandhar and the scene is getting better every passing day. There are a number of star category hotels catering to the needs of tourists coming to explore Jalandhar or interesting in exploring the scenic region around.
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