Capital city of Hoshiarpur district

Hoshiarpur is a city in the Doaba region of the Punjab of India. It stands at 300 m (982 m) altitude so it's a little cooler than the nearby sultry river plains, with forested upland terrain.

Get inEdit

The regional airport is Amritsar (ATQ IATA), more snappily known as Sri Guru Ram Dass Jee International Airport. A cab from there will take 2 hours 30 min to Hoshiarpur. Otherwise fly into Delhi (DEL IATA), which has extensive transcontinental connections, and travel overland.

Get aroundEdit

SeeEdit

  • 1 Archaeological Museum (within the Vishvesvaranand Vishva Bandhu Institute of Sanskrit and Indological Studies). Tu-Su 10pm-5pm. The museum's main attractions are a collections of sculptures during the medieval kingdom period as well as fossils and stone tools from a much earlier era in the ancient site of Dhol Baha, 30 km (19 mi) northwest of Hoshiarpur. Free.
  • Takhni-Rehmapur Wildlife Sanctuary. You will come across nilgai, wild boars, peacocks, deer and leopards at this sanctuary.
  • Sanskrit College
  • Baba Balak Nath Temple
  • Shimla Pahari

DoEdit

  • 1 Swaran Theatre (Swaran Cineplex), Roshan Rd (opposite the bus stand), +91 188 222 1070, . One of the oldest cinema complexes in town. Classier but pricier than the cinemas in the malls.. Miraj Cinema J's Eminent Mall, The Mall Road, Manavta Nagar, Hoshiarpur, Punjab 146001, India

BuyEdit

  • Punjabi local and traditional Clothes and punjabi jutti tille wali
  • Punjabi Jewellery for that visit Sarafa Bazar.
  • Dana Mandi
  • Kanak Mandi

EatEdit

  • 1 Laguna Pizzeria Restaurant, Chandigarh Rd (Opposite Garden Court Palace), +91 86994 10768.
  • Different kind of Pickles for that Clock Tower
  • Janta Dhaba
  • Mashoor Jalebi
  • Lovely Sweet Shop
  • Sharma Da Dhaba near Clock Tower

DrinkEdit

  • Lassi
  • Lemonade
  • Sharbat with milk
  • Milk Badam
  • Jaljira

SleepEdit

  • 1 Hotel Maharaja Palace, Sutehri Rd, Central Town, Manavta Nagar (Near Govt. College Chowk), +91 188 250 3880. Free WiFi and parking. Rooms are air-conditioned.
  • Amber Hotel
  • Shirajh Residency

ConnectEdit

Chandigarh, Nawasher, Himachal,

Go nextEdit

  • Jalandhar — the biggest city in the Doaba region, famous for its sports equipment manufacturing industry
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