Ferozepur Tourism
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Ferozepur Tourism

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Ferozepur Info

  • State: Punjab
  • Famous for/as: Heritage
Located on the banks of the Sutlej River, Ferozepur is a city in the district of Firozpur in the northern state of Punjab. The city was founded by Sultan Firuz Shah Tughluq and is located near the international border between India and Pakistan. The city holds importance being the administrative and transport centre of the state.

Ferozepur is known for its rich history and its role in the freedom movement of the country. Many an important freedom battles were fought here and there are many monuments in and around Ferozepur which pay tribute to the sacrifice of the martyrs who laid down their lives for the freedom of the country.

Shaheed Bhagat Singh, Shaheed Rajguru and Shaheed Sukhdev who are three of the most acclaimed martyrs of India’s freedom movement have been cremated in Ferozepur on the banks of the river Sutlej. The Shaheed Bhagat Singh Memorial has been built here to pay tribute to the great freedom fighter. In current times, the brigade of the Northern Corps of Indian Army has its headquarters in Ferozepur.

The city of Ferozepur is located at the meeting point of the rivers Beas and Sutlej and is known for its wetland. The city is quite green and the wetland ensures that a variety of birds reside here. It is a preferred destination for bird watchers and nature lovers. A variety of flora and fauna adds to the natural beauty of the place.

Apart from the Shaheed Bhagat Singh Memorial and the many monuments in and around the city which pay homage to the freedom fighters, there also quite a few other sites of tourist interest. The beautiful wetlands and the Harike waterworks and barrage are among them.

The Gandhi Garden is an ideal place for a day out and picnic.There are also a number of temples and gurudwaras around the city. A rather interesting site in Ferozepur is the change of guards ceremony each evening which can be witnessed at the Indo-Pakistani border near Hussainiwala.

The best time to visit the city is during the winter months when the temperatures go down and the weather is pleasant. The summers here are extremely hot and dry.


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  • Posted Jan 16, 2013
The place is wonderful with plenty of gurudwara and parks, worth seeing place is the sutlej river and india pakistan border

Food, sight-seeing and shopping: Attractive thing in ferozepur is the daily parade practice of Indian soldiers

Activities & things to do: Boating in a lake near the border

Travel tips, How to reach, travel warnings etc: There are direct trains from mumbai and delhi..
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