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Tilla Sheikh Farid ji

Tilla Sheikh Farid ji  Video Review
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Gurudwara Tilla Baba Farid

Rishi Kochhar
31st Aug 17

TILLA BABA FARID JI FARIDKOT

TILLA BABA FARID JI FARIDKOT  Video Review
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Gurudwara Tilla Baba Farid

Charn Singh
14th Oct 17

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Vishal Khurana

Vishal Khurana5.0/5

11 reviews

Faridkot is a religious place to visit

Faridkot is a very beautiful and small city where BABA sheikh farid lives in earlier time. We all are blessed with the blessings of Baba sheikh farid. You shoud visit faridkot to take the blessing of baba sheikh farid ji . Faridkot "s maharaja's has a lot of property left hand his for which is best place to visit and see the museums in faridkot.

Amit Monga

Amit Monga3.6/5

6 reviews

A pleasant city

Our school planned a trip to faridkot city. I was the one who was really excited to go. There city is fully WiFi. With big malls and shopping centers. The city is covered with greenery and has a stadium in the outskirts of the town which is a must watch. The city is pretty great and people are kind and are always ready to help. So it is one of my best visits and I would recommend people to visit this city for sure

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Faridkot Overview

The city of Faridkot is a municipal council in the district of Faridkot in the northern state of Punjab in India. It is a historic city and is an important political and administrative city of the state of Punjab.

Named after the famous Sufi Saint Baba Sheik Fariduddin Ganjshakar, Faridkot city has the district of Ferozepur to its north-west, Moga and Ludhiana districts to its north east, and districts of Bathinda and Sangrur to the south. The erstwhile name of Faridkot was Mokalhar and the city was founded in the 16th century by Bhallan of the Burai Jats.

The city of Faridkot has a rich history and was a princely state before the country’s independence. The origins of the place can be found to the Indus Valley Civilization. There are many sites in and around the city which speaks of the place’s history.

Faridkot is well connected by both train and road, and the nearest airport is the Amritsar International Airport at a distance of 125 km. There are quite a few industries in the town and these include mainly textile industry and small and medium size industries manufacturing sewing machines, bicycles, and machine tools.

Qilla Mubarak is an old fort in Faridkot and is a popular tourist site, known for its impressive structural and architectural brilliance. There is a beautiful garden inside the fort complex. The Raj Mahal Palace which now serves as a hospital is a well known heritage building in the city.

The Gurudwara Tilla Baba Farid and the Gurudwara Godari Sahib are two important religious sites for the Sikh community. The Darbar Gank which is a beautiful bungalow, the Fairy Cottage constructed by Maharaja Brijinder Singh in 1910-11, and the Check Tower at the Fairy Cottage entrance are other places of interest in the city.

The climate of Faridkot is characterised by hot and dry summers, short rainy monsoons and cold winters. During the summer months the temperatures soar and a dry dusty wind blows which makes the weather uncomfortable. Winters are chilly, especially during the nights. The months from October to March which characterise the winter and the spring season are the best time to visit Faridkot.

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Gurudwara Tilla Baba Farid, Faridkot

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Rishi Kochhar

Gurudwara Tilla Baba Farid, Faridkot
Gurudwara Tilla Baba Farid, Faridkot

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Rishi Kochhar

Gurudwara Tilla Baba Farid, Faridkot
Gurudwara Tilla Baba Farid, Faridkot

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Rishi Kochhar

Gurudwara Tilla Baba Farid, Faridkot
Gurudwara Tilla Baba Farid, Faridkot

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Rishi Kochhar

Gurudwara Tilla Baba Farid, Faridkot

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