Explore the best things to do in downtown Ludhiana
Located in the heart of the downtown business district, Park Plaza Ludhiana provides easy access to the city’s most popular attractions. Shop at Bhai Bala Chowk or Guru Nanak Bhawan, admire the fragrant blooms of the Nehru Rose Garden, or take a tour of Punjab Agricultural University, which plays a critical role in discovering the best ways to provide for India’s growing population. The 17th-century Maharaja Ranjit Singh Fort offers a glimpse of history, and Hardy's World Amusement Park features exciting rides and video games.Family fun:
- Rakh Bagh (2.1 km)
One of the city’s most popular parks, Rakh Bagh draws families for a miniature train and beautiful picnic spots.
- Nehru Rose Garden (3 km)
The site of Ludhiana’s Annual Rose Festival, this garden spans more than 27 acres and is home to more than 17,000 beautiful plants.
- Hardy's World Amusement Park (15 km)
Spend an exciting day with your family at this amusement and water park that includes more than 20 rides, a variety of video games and several restaurants.
Tel: +91 16 1282 6195
Shopping and entertainment:
- Bhai Bala Chowk (0.2 km)
The centre of Ludhiana’s financial sector, Bhai Bala Chowk features many popular shops and restaurants.
- Guru Nanak Bhawan (1 km)
This multipurpose complex includes a shopping arcade, a library, an amphitheatre and an auditorium where you can see live performances.
Tel: +91 16 1410 0098
- Pavilion Mall (2.2 km)
Home to brands like Nike, Superdry and Steve Madden, this mall also houses a modern cinema with seven screens and dining options like Pizza Hut, The Coffee Bean and King’s Kulfi.
Tel: +91 16 1456 0013
- Waves Mall (5.1 km)
Shop at stores like Adidas, Levi’s and Planet Fashion, see a Bollywood hit at the on-site cinema, or grab a snack with friends at popular spots like KFC.
Tel: +91 88 4740 9147
Other points of interest:
- Punjab Agricultural University (1 km)
Established in 1962, this agricultural university is dedicated to finding the most effective, research-based ways to feed and clothe the people of India. The school is home to more than 750 faculty members and offers more than 60 master's and doctorate programs.
Tel: +91 16 1240 1960 ext. 79
- Maharaja Ranjit Singh War Museum (7.7 km)
This museum commemorates the Sikhs who died fighting for the independence of the Punjab state. Spend some time learning about important battles and see tanks, anti-aircraft guns and other artefacts on display.
- Maharaja Ranjit Singh Fort (20 km)
Now home to the Punjab Police Academy, this historic fort was built in the 1600s and provides a window into India’s history.
- Ludhiana Junction railway station (2 km)
- Sahnewal Airport (LUH) (18 km)
- Chandigarh International Airport (IXC) (110 km)