Ludhiana, the largest district of Punjab, is situated at the bank of River Sutlej. Ludhiana is also the industrial hub of Punjab, that’s why it attracts a lot of tourists every year. Apart from the various tourist attractions in the city, there are a lot of tourist spots near the main city of Ludhiana. Some of them are discussed below.
Wonderland Amusement Park
Wonderland is an outstanding amusement park located in the Jalandhar city. Spread in a vast area of 11 acres, the park has a lot of rides and water games. Wonderland includes a Dry Park and a Water Park. The park is open all 7 days a week but the Water Park remains closed in winters. Some of the frivolous activities that can be found in the park are Flying Dragon, Jurassic Coaster, Wonder Fish, Swing Chairs, Horror House, Boat Club, Bumper Cars, Rambo Train, Play House, gift House and many more. The main attractions of Wonderland Amusement Park are the Wave Pool and Aqua Dance Floor.
Dhillon Fun World
Dhillon Fun World, located in Patiala city, is the biggest amusement and water park in North India. This fun world has all the modern rides for children as well as adults. Some of the rides in the amusement park are Revolving Tower, Dragon Train, Columbus, Catter Pillar, Horror House, Rocket Telecom Bat, Monorail and Jerky Break Dance.
The Water Park also has many attractions like Anaconda Hole, Giant Slide, Wave Pool, Rain Dance Pool, Family Pool, Tube Slide and Speed Slide.
The beautiful Fairy Cottage is located on Chahal Road which is about 7kms from the city of Faridkot. Fairy Cottage is an ideal picnic spot for group of friends or family. The place has hitoricall significant as it was built by Maharaja Brijinder Singh in the year 1910-11. AT the entrance of the cottage stands the Check Tower which was also built by Maharaja Brijinder Singh. One can easily reach this place by road.
Baradari Garden is a magnificent garden located in the city of Patiala. It is a primeval garden and has got its name from two words - ‘Bara’ meaning Twelve and ‘Dar’ meaning Entrance. Baradari Garden has twelve entrances or gates. The garden is built near the Baradari Palace, which was used as their place of abode by the Maharaja of Patiala.
Nikku Park is an amusement park situated close to Model Town. The park has attractive rides like cups and saucers, roller coasters and trains for children. The place also has a central pool. Nikku Park is a beautiful place to relax and enjoy with family and friends. There is also a market nearby the park where the visitors can enjoy shopping. At the side of the water fountain, there is a canteen which serves mouth watering food. Nikku Park also has caged birds, animals, rabbits, ducks etc. There is a lot of hustle and bustle in the park on weekends where people play and enjoy with families.
If you live in Ludhiana or you are on a trip, you can always visit these places to spend quality time with your families and friends.