|Jalandhar has a number of attractions like the Mausoleum of Imam Nasir, Phillaur Fort, Shiv Mandir, Devi Talab Mandir, St Mary's Cathedral Church, Gurdwara Chhevin Patshahi, Puspa Gujral Science City, etc. as mentioned below:
Imam Nasir Mausoleum and Jamma Masjid
The 800 year old beautifully designed mausoleum of Imam Nasir is located in the heart of Jalandhar. The Jama Masjid nearby is said to be 400 years old.
Devi Talab Mandir
Devi Talab Mandir is located about one km from the railway station. The old Devi Talab has been renovated and a new temple has been built in its centre. Recently a model of Amarnath Yatra has been built in the premises. An old temple of goddess Kali also stands by the side of the Devi Talab. In Devi Talab, there is a large masonry 200 year old tank sacred to Hindus.
The temple situated at Gur Mandi near Imam Nasir mausoleum dates back to the Lodhi Era. Believed to be built by the Nawab of Sultanpur Lodhi, the mandir is a blend of Muslim Hindu architecture.
Lord Sodal is worshipped in this Temple. The child Deity here is believed to grant wishes of devotees. Thousands of devotees throng this temple during 'Anand Chaturdashi' in September.
Tulsi Mandir, earlier known as Temple of Vrinda, is an ancient monument in the city located in the Kot Kishan Chand locality. It was built in honor of Vrinda, wife of the demon Jalandhara. The tank on the side of the temple is said to have been the bathing place of Jalandhara.
Gurdwara Chhevin Patshahi
The sixth Guru of the Sikhs, Guru Hargobind visited Jalandhar during his tour of Doaba area and he was interviewed by a holy Muslim saint, Shaikh Darvesh. Gurdwara Chhevin Patshahi in Basti Shaikh, is situated at the same spot where the talk was held. The great Guru had in depth discussion with Shaikh Darvesh about spiritual matters which created good impact on the holy man. A handwritten copy of Sri Guru Granth Sahib prepared sometime between 1715 and 1728 by the great Sikh scholar and martyr Baba Deep Singh is kept here.
St Mary's Cathedral Church
St Mary's Cathedral with its rare cosmo-culture design is a tribute to the Punjabi tradition. This Cathedral at Jalandhar Cantonment, initiated by representatives of His Holiness Pope John Paul II is the only one of its kind in the East. The old church dedicated to St. Patrick was built in 1947 and the foundation stone for the new church was laid in 1986.
Desh-Bhagat Memorial Hall
Desh-Bhagat Memorial Hall has been constructed to perpetuate the memory of martyrs who have lost their lives in the fight for freedom from the British rule.
Pushpa Gujral Science City
It is the largest and the second Science City in India. The biggest project of its kind in Northern India, Pushpa Gujral Science City is far more than being just a Museum or a Theme Park. An 18-foot-high eye-catching model of dinosaur, a GSLV missile and a globe made out of tiny 26 lakh colourful tiles present an awesome view from outside. A kids park, a health gallery and an artificial lake are the other attractions.
A few other places worth mentioning are Nathan-Di-Bagichi, Darbar Muhammad Jamal Zahra (in Basti Sheikh), Baba Jhandianala (in Basti Nau), Shrines of Baba Lakki Shah Pir, Dargah Pir Hazi Shah Qutab, etc.
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