Samundri is 45 km away from Faisalabad. Samundri is home to a major grain, whole corn and sugar market.
Samundri is known for its custom truck painting business an for its sugar cane and other agriculture products. Samundri was on a major trade route during the reign of Sher Shah Suri. The present site of Samundri city was founded in 1887 as Chak No. 533 G.B. Later it was renamed Samundri because of three Hindu mandirs in the area. The word Seh means Three in Persian and a Mandir is Sanskrit word for a temple. In 1887 there were three Hindu shrines in this area but now what remains of them houses the Government Primary School No 4.
Major language used in Samundri is Punjabi. Some educated people use Urdu & English. Every one can understand Urdu.
You can get into Samundri city by any of the following three main roads:
There are many colonies and villages around the city.
Generally getting around is a pretty experience, you get to see a lot more on foot.
- Taxis: Taxis in Khurrianwala are abundant, popular and generally safe. You can find them at Taxi Stand to travel to nearby village or Faisalabad. Prices will be higher at night. It is always advisable to agree the fare before travelling. The cost may go up for foreigners.
- Car hire: Car hire is also a good way of getting around. Although road signs and directions are only available in Faisalabad, due to Khurrianwala being a town, It is easy to find your way around.
Clock Tower Parks Bazaar
There are four main bazaars in Samundri around the clock tower. Besides this it has many markets related to these main bazaars. Anarkali Bazaar is the main commercial market of the city, and Jinnah Market is the oldest. Other markets in the city include
- Katchery Bazaar,
- Mandi Bazaar,
- Nehar Bazaar,
- Qasim Bazaar,
- Kashmiri Bazaar,
- Sunny Plaza and Chaki Bazaar.
Eat and drinkEdit
Eateries in Samundri feature Punjabi food, including the staples of biryani, samosas, pakoras, naan and haleem any where from the bazaars and market s.
- Ice Cream:
- Samosas & Dahi Bale:
The area code for Faisalabad is 41. To dial from within Pakistan, dial 041-xxxxxxx. To dial from outside Pakistan 092-42-xxxxxxx.
In the case of an emergency, call police by 15 from any landline phone. If you are using a cellphone, dial 911 for police rescue.
- Ambulance Access To get an ambulance in case of an emergency, dial 115 from any landline or cellphone.
If you find yourself in serious trouble and need any type of emergency rescue or help then to dial 1122. The name of the emergency service is "Rescue 1122".