Ludhiana is a city and a municipal corporation in Ludhiana district in the Indian state of Punjab. It is the largest city in Punjab.Ludhiana, the sight of a great battle in the First Sikh War (1845) is now Punjab's most populated metropolitan and industrial city. Ludhiana situated on the banks of the Sutlej River, was founded in 1480 by Lodhi princess from Delhi. It is a major textile and light engineering centre. Its hosiery goods are in great demand in all the markets of the east and the west. It exports woolen garments, machine tools, dyes, cycle parts, mopeds, sewing machines and motor parts to all over the world.
|Area||310 sq km|
|Altitude||262 metres above sea level|
|Temperature||Summer-23.0 C-43.0 C Winter-4.3 C-26.2C|
|Languages||Hindi, English, Panjabi|
|Best Time to Visit||November To March|
How to get there
1. Air :-The nearest operational airport from Ludhiana is one in the state capital Chandigarh, 100 km away & another one in the Holy City Amritsar. The proposal to build an international airport at Ludhiana has been floated recently.
Places to Visit
|Nehru Rose Garden||Hardy's World (Amusement park)|
|Guru Nanak Bhawan||Rural Museum|
|Tiger Safari, Amaltas||Maharaja Ranjit Singh War Museum|
|Gurdwara Charankanwal Sahib Machhiwara|
Its hosiery goods are in great demand in all the markets of the east and the west.
|Majestic Park Plaza||Fortune Klassik||Classic Retreat|
|Country Inn and Suites||Hotel Chevron International||Hotel City Heart|
|Hotel Friends Regency|