Gurdaspur Short Tour - Punjab Tourism

Gurdaspur Sightseeing Package

Sightseeing Detail

The Gurdaspur district is the northern most district of Punjab state. It falls in the Jalandhar division and is sandwitched between river Ravi and Beas. The district shares common boundaries with Pathankot district in the north, Beas River in the north-east, Hoshiarpur district in the south-east, Kapurthala district in the south, Amritsar district in the south west and Pakistan in the north west.

Start yout tour to visit in Gurudwara Chola Sahib. Dera Baba Nanak, associated with the life of Guru Nanak is a major spot of tourist interest. Guru Nanak spent 12 years of his life at this place. Later, a gurdwara known as Gurdwara Chola Sahib was built at the site, where Guru Nanak used to meditate. Next you visit in Mahakaleshwar Temple. The Mahakaleshwar Temple is an ancient temple in the town of Kalanaur. The temple is devoted to Lord Shiva and has a Shivalinga in the horizontal position. It is the sole temple of Lord Shiva across India, where the Shivalinga has been positioned horizontally. The Ranjit Sagar Dam is located near Pathankot City in Shahpur Kandi town. This is the largest hydroelectric project in the state of Punjab and it is also the highest earth-fill dam across India. The total length of the dam measures 2024 feet and the highest point is 525 feet. The dam is built on River Ravi and is also called Thein Dam. After tis you visit in Kirtan Asthan. It has been named in memory of Guru Arjun Dev, the fifth Sikh Guru, who visited the place during the celebration of Bhog ceremony. Last in this tour you visit in The Fish Park, with the statue of a fish in the centre, is a popular hangout place. The site is fre-quented by people mainly during the morning and evening hours, for exercising, walking or relaxing. Tourists can also savour some local delicacies sold at the park.

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