Bhatinda Tourism

Bhatinda Tourism

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  • State: Punjab
  • Famous for/as: Jungle
  • Altitude: 662 m
Located at an altitude of 210 metres, Bhatinda city falls under the district of Bhatinda in Southern Punjab. Bhatinda is known for its historical and religious significance. This is the city where Guru Gobind Singhji fought against the Mughals. The people of Bhatinda had also stood up several times in the past against the princely rulers and the British.

There is evidence of human habitat and development of townships dating back to 7000 BC in and around Bhatinda. However modern Bhatinda was established by Bala Rao Bhatti - a Bhati Rajput king in 965 AD.

This city offers many destinations for pilgrimage and tours. There is a Gurudwara situated in the centre of the Lakhi jungle. Other places tourists might visit are the Zoological Garden, which is at a distance of 6 km from the city centre, Dhobhi Bazaar, Chetak Park and the Mazhaar of Peer Haji Rattan, which is a very popular pilgrimage spot.

Qila Mubarak or the Bhatinda Fort is the place where Empress Razia Sultana was held captive and is also connected with Guru Gobind Singhji. Tourists can visit this tall structure constructed of small bricks.

Other places to see in Bhatinda are Rose Garden, Maiser Khana Temple, which is located 29 km from Bhatinda and Damdama Sahib. Bahia Fort is another place where travellers can go, which was made around the 1930s and now is transformed into a hotel.

Bhatinda is known for its contribution in the agricultural market, cotton, handloom weaving and thermal power plants. Bhatinda is famous for having one of the largest railway junctions in India and one of the biggest cotton and food-grain markets in India. The Sarovars or tanks are also popular sites for picnics. The best time to visit Bhatinda is between October and March.

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Satish Gandhi
  • Satish Gandhi
  • Lives in Mumbai
  • 2 Reviews

"Overall a good experience"

  • 6/7
  • Posted Jul 4, 2014
I visited this in my vacation; this place is amazing and it is getting well constructed with time. I had a wonderful time ahead. This is a place which I really enjoy and I have a good time visiting the place. I do wish to visit the place again!
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Manish Airan
  • Manish Airan
  • 3 Reviews

"City of lakes"

  • 3.5/7
  • Posted Jul 2, 2014
Bathinda is fifth big city of Punjab. Asia's largest military station, largest railway junction, three thermal plants, NFL, two cement factories, Oil refinery, many big malls and shopping streets, deer park, rose garden, chetak park in military area, water park, rajia sultana fort and many more are here.
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Ramesh Kumar
  • Ramesh Kumar
  • Lives in Delhi
  • 2 Reviews

"Progressive city of Punjab"

  • Posted Mar 20, 2013
nice city well connected by rail. Education hub and newly developing city .

Food, sight-seeing and shopping: Hotel Sun City Classic for confortable stay, Visit Malls with new cinema halls showing latest movies. Simple people who give due respect to tourists.

Activities & things to do: Just have leisure

Travel tips, How to reach, travel warnings etc: From Delhi one can reach by rail--so many fast trains--take about 5 hours.
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