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Mohali

Punjab, North India, Boating, Chandigarh, Guradwara, History, Nature, Wildlife Sanctuary

Mohali is a city in Punjab, India. Official name of this city is Ajitgarh. This place is named after Sahibzada Ajit Singh who was the Son of Guru Gobind Singh. It is a fast growing IT outsourcing hub. After the success of Chandigarh sector design planning, Mohali planned in its own way. Mohali is famous for its infrastructural planning, historical structures, and industrial structures and for Cricket Ground.

 

What to see in Mohali:

Mohali Cricket Stadium: Other name is Punjab Cricket Association stadium. It is one of the largest cricket stadiums in India which was established in 1993.Capacit of this stadium is 45000 viewers.

Guradwara Amb Sahib: This place was visited by Guru Har Rai. He was the 7th guru of the Sikhs. Name is derived from the word Amb which means mangoes.

Chhatbir Zoo: It is situated on Chandigarh Patiala road. Major attraction of this zoo is Bengal Tiger. Visitors can see 85 types of migratory birds and 950 species of animals.

Gurdwara Sant Mandal Angitha Sahib: This is 3 storied most beautiful Gurdwara. It is located in sector 62 of Mohali.

Other attractions of Mohali: Historical place to see in Mohali are Gurudwara Angitha Sahib, Gurudwara Puddha Sahib, Gurudwara Nabha Sahib, Baba Banda Singh Bahadur war memorial.

 

What to see around Mohali:

Rose Garden: It is Asia’s largest Rose Garden which is located 7kms away from the city. This was established in 1967. Garden was set up by first chief Commissioner of Chandigarh with the help of MS Randhawa. In this place visitors can see 1600 varieties of 17000 rose plants.

Rock Garden: It is located 10kms away from the city in Chandigarh. This is open air exhibition exits between Sukhma Lake and Capitol Complex. All the displayed art made up of waste material like stones, handle bars, mudguards, auto parts, marbles, and metal wires.

Nabha Sahib: It is located in Mohali district which is 16kms away from the city. This site was constructed at the place where the head of Guru Tegh Bahadur fell. He was the Sikh Warrior and Guru.

Sukhna Lake: It is located 13kms away from the city. It is an artificial lake created in 1958 by blocking rain water. Visitors attracts towards this for Skiing, Yachting and Boating.

Mansa Devi Temple: It is located in Mohali district which is 19kms away from the city. It is one of the Sidh Peeths. Two temples can be seen here. One is main temple built in 1815 other one was built by Maharaja of Patiala. Garden near this temple consists of several sacred plants.

Gurdwara Nada Sahib: It is located in Nada Village which is 23kms away from the city. After defeating Mughals, Guru Gobind Singh resided at this place.

Other attractions near Mohali: Other attractions near Mohali are Sukhna Wildlife sanctuary, Gurdwara Baoli Sahib, Thunder Zone Amusement and water Park.

 

Getting to Mohali: Mohali is well connected though road and railways. From Punjab, Haryana, Patiala etc buses are available to reach to Mohali. From Ludhiana, Pune, Chennai, Delhi etc trains come to this place. Nearest railway head is situated at Chandigarh. Chandigarh airport is the nearest airport which is located 15kms away from the city. From Chennai, Kolkata, Ahmedabad, Delhi etc flights come to this place. Autos and taxis are available to reach Mohali.

 

Getting around Mohali: Autos, Buses, Taxis are available to visit the surrounding places of mohali.

 

Best time to visit Mohali: Best time to visit Mohali is between April to June.

 

Where to stay in Mohali: Plenty of accommodation in Mohali. All budget, midrange and luxury hotels are available to stay in Mohali. Plenty of Lodges are also available. Best hotels are Hotel Cama, Imperial Hotel, Vaseela Resort, Hotel Dawaat.

 

Where to eat in Mohali: Plenty of restaurants are available to eat in Mohali. Italian, continental, Chinese, Indian cuisines are available.

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