Phagwara is a pleasing city and it freshly became Municipal Corporation in Kapurthala quarter in North India, in the central part of Punjab. The city is internationally recognized because a large NRI (Non-resident Indian) populace belongs to this city. Earlier Phagwara was fused with Kapurthala district, it was a part of Jalandhar district. Not a place of much adventure and sightseeing but of so much religious and heart touching cultural values
All the resent day temples and gurudwaras of Phagwara are strictly worth to visit and stay in. Dedicated to Ma Kali, the Devi Talab Mandir is documented for its stunning religious ceremonies that revolve around serenading the goddess with classical music. The Shiv Temple is another must-see site, as the edifice of this mandir wraths the styles of Hindu and Muslim architecture seamlessly.
Places to Visit and Explore in Phagwara:
1. Gurdwara Sukhchainana Sahib
Surely Punjab is very rich and bright when it comes to beliefs and culture. This great gurudwara is one such place of so many related ethics and values. Not just the belief to be considered when we talk about Gurdwara Sukhchainana Sahib. The manner involved in is just admirable. We get to see so many styles from several cities and past prevailing cultures from the world over.
2. Shri Geeta Bhawan Sabha Mandir
Shri Geeta Bhawan Sabha Mandir is positioned at Model Town near Phagwara. The complex is very godly and it is a nice worship place. The Langar is also attended which is very holly and tasty. There are shivlings from all fragments of India in the temple having great faith & a huge hall to do religious programmes over there
3. Rangla Punjab Haveli
Not just in the city but just at a distance of around 10 km is situated this astonishing place of enjoyable acts. Haveli is known for is theatmosphere of the total Punjabi culture accessible in a customized place. The second one enters into the vicinity, pretty sure that coming out is very difficult since the captivations are so high.
4. Tulsi Mandir
This one is the shrine of Vrinda, the wife of Jalandhara. This ancient monument is located in the Kot Kishan Chand locality. On one side of the temple is a boiler which is said to have been the bathing place of the demon Jalandhara.
The Temple of Gupha is placed at some distance, which has the image of Annapurna, Goddess of Plenty, installed in it. The great Brahma Kund and nearly couple of temples dedicated to Lord Shiva can be found nearby the Tulsi Mandir.
Close to the Balmiki Gateway is the Sheetla Mandir, which is said to be as ancient as the city. Two minor old temples of Lord Shiva and Lord Hanuman are also found within the premises.
5. Wonderland Theme Park
An amusement park that is feast over 12 acres, is located about 5 km from Jalandhar bus terminus and 8 km from the railway station on Nakodar Road. This park suggests many exciting rides.
The water rides comprise bumper cars, flying jets, fear house, boating, kiddies’ boating, playhouse, flying dragon and a slide splash. Among the frequent lures, the wave pool is perhaps the most prevalent.
There is an aqua disco floor, where guests can dance to the tunes of the latest Punjabi songs. The dance floor is beneath a shelter, which has mock clouds from where the water comes down like a rainfall. The Dry Park is open throughout the year, but the Water Park is closed during winters.
6. Devi Talab Mandir
It is located in the heart of Jalandhar, just 1.2 km away from the railway station. In place of the old Devi Talab a new temple has been built in the centre. Lately a model of Amarnath Yatra has been built within the premises. Just around the Devi Talab, one can spot an old temple of Goddess Kali.
In the past, the mandir was entered by several foreign rulers. It is one of the fifty one Shakti Peeths and it is alleged that Mata Sati’s right breast fell here. Here in this place, Goddess Kali is also known as Tripurmalini (famous in Jalandhar). Lord Shiva here in the vicinity and the shrine is known as Bhishan Bhairav.
This mandir is famed for the Harivallabh Sangeet Sammelan held every year in the month of December. In Devi Talab Mandir, there is a 150 year old large masonry tank which is careful sacred by Hindus.
7. Mansa Devi Mandir
Situated in the important town of Hadiabad in Phagwara, the Mansa Devi Mandir is a Hindu place of worship. The temple is located in the neighborhood of many places of religious institutions including Vishwakarma Temple and Chhevi Patshahi Gurudwara. Hadiabad in itself holds great national and religious importance as the sixth Sikh guru, Guru Hargobind visited here in the year 1635. Many people herd the temple in order to seek consecrations of the presiding deity Maa Mansa. The more popular shrine of Maa Mansa is located in Haridwar, but this one in Phagwara is equally significant.
8. Phagwara market
Phagwara was built as a market town. The Phagwara Market has come to be acknowledged as one of the popular tourist destinations in Kapurthala, Punjab. It is hit with NRIs too, as the arcade is famous for its clothes and jewellery shops. The market is a reflection of the culture and civilizations of Phagwara.
How to reach Phagwara:
Phagwara can be reached through train. Phagwara Jnis one of the most prevalent train stations in Phagwara. On an average about 77 trains pass through Phagwara on a day-to-day basis.Ludhiana to Phagwara, Jalandhar to Phagwara, Ambala to Phagware some of the most common routes to Phagwara with 185, 183, 162 trains weekly respectively.