It's easy to explore the sights and sounds of Jalandhar when you stay at Hotel Chancellor. You're just a short drive from the city center, or you can head to the nearby railway station or bus stop to travel around the area. Our hotel's location in Jalandhar, Punjab puts you just minutes from Devi Talab Mandir, Harmandir Sahib and other temples, as well as popular shopping districts. If the weather is beautiful, then spend the day relaxing at Nikku Park. It's impossible not to have fun during your stay at this hotel.
Devi Talab Mandir is located about one km from the railway station. The old Devi Talab has been renovated and in its centre, a new temple has been built. 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. The gilded Mandir is famous for the 'Hariballabh Sangeet Sammelan' held every year in December at its precincts for the past 125 years.
Guru Hargobind visited the city of Jalandhar during his tour of Doaba area. Gurdwara Chhevin Patshahi in Basti Shaikh, Jalandhar city, stands on the spot where Guruji granted interview to a Muslim holy saint popularly known as Shaikh Darvesh. The saint blindfolded his eyes so that he could swear before the Mughal authorities that he had not seen the Guru.The sixth Guru of the Sikhs, Guru Hargobind Singh Ji visited Jalandhar during his tour of Dewed by a holy Muslim saint, Shaikh Darvesh.
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. The main gate is built in the style of a mosque while the rest of the building is in Hindu style. There is a legend that when Jalandhar was Nawabs territory, he had eyed a newly married Hindu girl who was a devotee of Lord Shiva.
A museum at Khatkal Kalan, the native village of the great Martyr Sardar Bhagat Singh, was inaugurated on his 50th death anniversary. It was earlier in Jalandhar district, now became part of Nawanshahr district. To pay homage to the great revolutionary martyrs of the Punjab , who laid down their lives for the liberation of their motherland, all their memorable belongings are displayed here.
The old church dedicated to St. Patrick was built by Rev. Fr. John Macodnnel, Q.F.M.CAP of the Vicariate Apostolic of Agra, in 1947 at the same site of new church since 1886. It was looked after by various chaplains appointed to Jalandhar from the Diocese of Lahore.
Science City is being built with its aim of learning, fun & amusement out of Science for people of all ages & all walks of life. It will arouse creativity in young minds, help in building a scientific temper in the state. The project will be dynamic in its concept, as to adapt to the rapidly developing modern technology to the main objective of this project are: To create awareness of science in the community etc.
Wonderland Theme Park is an amusement water park with water games and water rides. The Park spreads over 11 acres with many thrilling rides offering healthy entertainment to all age groups. The park is located about 6 kms from Jalandhar Bus terminus and 8 kms from the Railway Station on Nakodar Road . The water rides includes bumper cars, flying jets, horror house, boating, kiddies' boating, play house, flying dragon and a slide splash.
Sodal Mandir is situated the near Devi Talab Mandir on Sodal Road. Baba Sodal was born in a family of the Chadha clan of the Khatri caste in Jalandhar city.The Samadhi consisting of a painted portrait of Baba Sodal decorated with garland and rosaries is the main place of worship. There is a tank called Baba Sodal-da-Sarovar where pilgrims take a holy dip.Every year in mid September, a fair is held at the Samadhi on the occasion of Anant Chaturdashi. Pilgrims belonging to different religions come to this fair from different parts of the country.
Nurmahal, a small town around 13 km from Nakodar is associated with Nurjahan, wife of Emperor Jahangir, known for her beauty and style of living. Mughal Serai alias Serai Nurmahal, said to be constructed for Nurjahan, is a remarkable specimen of oriental architecture. Its massive gate embellished with arches, filigree work and tiles of beautiful patterns, topped by 4 delicate minarets make it a place worth a visit.
Nikku Park is only three kilometers away from Jalandhar railway station and two kilometers away from bus station. Nikku Park is a famous picnic spot in the Jalandhar city. There is a small amusement park section, with different rides, and very well maintained facilities inside Nikku Park. Kids and adults can go for the adventurous rides while the elderly can simply sit and enjoy the scenic beauty of the park.
Haveli is situated on the G.T. Road, Jalandhar. It is one of the most popular places in Jalandhar and a best place to enjoy punjabi culture with punjabi cusine. All the old culture of Punjab Villages is represented here. You will find splendid architecture with nice literature and design on display here. There are Statuary of men and women performing everyday chores such as stitching, drawing from the wells, dancing and weaving.
Model Town Market is the perfect destination for shoppers. Indulge in retail therapy like never before as you browse through the racks of beautiful clothes and the seemingly never-ending display of accessories. The market is always guaranteed to be a crush, filled with avid shoppers and people looking to spend the day just taking in the sights. Model Town Market also has many restaurants and street side vendors. If you feel your energy is lagging after a bout of shopping, stop by these eateries and dig into mouthwatering goodies.