Rupnagar"Take A Trip to The Tribal Beauty"

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    Nangal - Nangal, located at the base of the Shivalik hills, is segregated into two divisions, namely Naya Nangal and Nangal Township. The prime attraction of the town is the Bhakra Nagal Dam which includes Kotla Power House, Bhakra Dam, Nangal Dam, Ganguwal and Nangal Hydel Channel. Bhakra Dam has two generators that can produce 1050 MW of power. In Gobind Sagar Lake which was named after Guru Gobind Sagar, water sports can be done. Gurudwara Vibhour Sahib is another tourist spot, which is the meditating place for Guru Gobind Sahib. Lakshmi Narayan Temple and Shiv Ashram are other places of tourist interest in this town.

     

    Morinda - Morinda is located at a distance of about 25 km from Rupnagar district headquarters. It is believed that the town got its name from Mor Jats. The location was also known by the name of Baganwala, owing to the existence of innumerable gardens of mango trees. Although many mango cultivators have abandoned the profession, residents still call it by the same name.Morinda also had the foremost co-operative Sugar Mill. An ancient Gumbad dating back to the medieval period of Aurangzeb is the chief attraction of this town. Gurudwara Shahid Ganj is another place of religious significance in this town that was constructed in the memory of the two sons of Guru Gobind Singh.

     

    Kiratpur Sahib - Kiratpur Sahib is the place where the Sikhs submerse the ashes of their dead family members. The town is located on the banks of River Sutlej in Rupnagar District. Kiratpur Sahib has historical connection with Sikh Gurus. It is believed that Guru Hargobind spent his last days in the township. Travellers can visit numerous gurudwaras in this town, which include Gurudwara Baba Gurditta, Gurudwara Charan Kamal, Gurudwara Bavangarh, Gurudwara Pata Puri, Gurudwara Shish Mahal and the Tomb of Baba Buddan Shah.

     

    Anandpur Sahib - Anandpur Sahib town, which is believed to have been founded by Guru Teg Bahadur, is situated near Rupnagar town. Gurudwara Keshgarh Sahib at the town is considered as the birthplace of Khalsa. Counted as one of the five holy seats of Sikhism, the site has religious significance for Sikhs. Gurudwara Anandgarh Sahib, Gurudwara Sis Ganj, Gurudwara Keshgarh Sahib, Gurudwara Bhora Sahib, Gurudwara Manji Sahib and Gurudwara Mai Jito are the notable Sikh shrines in this town. Holla Mohalla festival is celebrated with fanfare in this town. Apart from gurudwaras, Guru Teg Bahadur Museum and Sri Dashmesh Academy are other attractions in Anandpur Sahib.

     

    Chamkaur Sahib - Chamkaur Sahib, located on the banks of Sirhind Canal, is situated nearby Morinda and Rupnagar town. It is believed that Guru Gobind Singh had once visited this town with his 40 followers and 2 sons. Gurudwara Damdama Sahib and Katalgarh Sahib (Gurudwara Shahidganj) are the prime attractions of this town. Besides, there are memorials of Guru Baba Jhujhar Singh and Baba Ajit Singh, who died fighting at the site of Gurudwara Katalgarh Sahib.

     

    Takhat Sri Keshgarh Sahib - Takhat Sri Keshgarh Sahib is one of the prime attractions of Anandpur Sahib, which is believed to be the birthplace of ‘Khalsa’. This Sikh shrine is one of the five holy seats in Sikhism. At this site, Guru Gobind Singh baptised five Sikhs on the eve of Baisakhi. It is situated on Rupnagar-Nangal Road, adjacent to the Darshan Deorh. After Darshan Deorh, a marbled quadrangle leads to the shrine. Twelve weapons have been placed in the central hall, which were once used by Guru Gobind Singh.

     

    Jateshwar Mahadev Temple - Jateshwar Mahadev Temple, dedicated to Lord Shiva, is one of the chief worship centres for Hindus in the district. It is located in the Jatwahar village along with the remains of earlier temples at the site that date back to the 10th or 11th century. The shrine was established by an inhabitant of the village, Jai Dayal Sharma. There is a mound close to the site, which belongs to the medieval period. Jateshwar Mahadev Temple is visited by thousands of devotees during Maha Shivratri.

     

    Gurudwara Parivar Vichhora Sahib - Gurudwara Parivar Vichhora Sahib is in proximity from Rupnagar. Situated on an elevated platform, this Sikh shrine can be reached by taking 84 steps. Construction of the gurudwara commenced in 1963 and was completed in 1975. It is believed that Guru Gobind Singh once visited this area after abandoning Anandpur Sahib Fort with his followers and family members. The shrine was named ‘Parivar Vichhora’ as Guru Gobind Singh got separated from his family at this site. A three day fair is organised at this shrine during December

     

    Gurudwara Bhatta Sahib - Gurudwara Bhatta Sahib features several gifts that were presented by Guru Gobind Singh to Pathans. Some of the articles displayed in the shrine are ‘kitar’, sword and ‘dhal’. Thousands of devotees pay homage in the gurudwara during August, when a fair is organised to commemorate the death of Baba Jiwan Singh.

     

    Gurudwara Sadabarat - Gurudwara Sadabarat, located on the Nangal Road, was constructed in 1930. This was the halting point for merchants travelling to hilly regions during yesteryears. Community kitchen, better known as ’langar’, was initially started by Raja Bhup Singh at this site. During the occasion of Lohri-Maghi in January, a festival is held in this gurudwara.

     

    Place of Treaty between Maharaja Ranjit Singh and Lord William Benetick - Place of Treaty between Maharaja Ranjit Singh and Lord William Benetick is another sightseeing attraction in Rupnagar. The site of the Pipal Tree witnessed the historic treaty in 1831. The Governor General of India and Maharaja Ranjit Singh agreed on various terms for better administration of the northern region under the British regime.

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  • Hotels of Rupnagar

    Sahil Palace Hotel, Rupnagar

    Old Bus Stand

    The Sahil Palace Hotel, Rupnagar is located near the old bus stand. Nearby places to visit from the hotel are Ropar Church (Approx. 1 km) and Gurudwara Bhatta Sahib (Approx. 3 km). Gurdwara Gurudwara Bhatta Sahib commemo

    1,130.00 Avg/night

    The White Villa, Rupnagar

    DCM Engineering

    The White Villa, Rupnagar offers comfy and reasonable keep for each business and leisure travelers who looking for some economical decisions.It is a professionally managed hotel in the heart of the city. This property is

    1,500.00 Avg/night

    Moon Hotel, Rupnagar

    Expressway NH21

    Moon Hotel, Rupnagar offers comfy and reasonable keep for each business and leisure travelers who looking for some economical decisions.It is a professionally managed hotel in the heart of the city. This property is crea

    2,040.00 Avg/night

    Vikrant Hotel, Rupnagar

    Near Railway Station

    The Vikrant Hotel, Rupnagar is a budget hotel in Ropnagar that provides Wi-Fi internet access to its guests. It is located at 13 km from the Tibba Tapprian and is accessible from the Railway Station Rupnagar (1 km). It i

    1,680.00 Avg/night

    The Fort Bharatgarh, Rupnagar

    VPO Bharatgarh

    The Fort Bharatgarh, Rupnagar is an Accomodation hotel that is about 60 kms form Chandigarh and is precisely located in the district of Ropar. Bharatgarh Fort is a fort hotel converted into a home stay. Hotel does not ha

    5,140.00 Avg/night

    Micky s Fish Farm, Rupnagar

    Chamkaur Sahib

    Micky s Fish Farm, Rupnagar offers comfy and reasonable keep for each business and leisure travelers who looking for some economical decisions.It is a professionally managed hotel in the heart of the city. This property

    3,190.00 Avg/night

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    Nangal - Nangal, located at the base of the Shivalik hills, is segregated into two divisions, namely Naya Nangal and Nangal Township. The prime attraction of the town is the Bhakra Nagal Dam which includes Kotla Power House, Bhakra Dam, Nangal Dam, Ganguwal and Nangal Hydel Channel. Bhakra Dam has two generators that can produce 1050 MW of power. In Gobind Sagar Lake which was named after Guru Gobind Sagar, water sports can be done. Gurudwara Vibhour Sahib is another tourist spot, which is the meditating place for Guru Gobind Sahib. Lakshmi Narayan Temple and Shiv Ashram are other places of tourist interest in this town.

     

    Morinda - Morinda is located at a distance of about 25 km from Rupnagar district headquarters. It is believed that the town got its name from Mor Jats. The location was also known by the name of Baganwala, owing to the existence of innumerable gardens of mango trees. Although many mango cultivators have abandoned the profession, residents still call it by the same name.Morinda also had the foremost co-operative Sugar Mill. An ancient Gumbad dating back to the medieval period of Aurangzeb is the chief attraction of this town. Gurudwara Shahid Ganj is another place of religious significance in this town that was constructed in the memory of the two sons of Guru Gobind Singh.

     

    Kiratpur Sahib - Kiratpur Sahib is the place where the Sikhs submerse the ashes of their dead family members. The town is located on the banks of River Sutlej in Rupnagar District. Kiratpur Sahib has historical connection with Sikh Gurus. It is believed that Guru Hargobind spent his last days in the township. Travellers can visit numerous gurudwaras in this town, which include Gurudwara Baba Gurditta, Gurudwara Charan Kamal, Gurudwara Bavangarh, Gurudwara Pata Puri, Gurudwara Shish Mahal and the Tomb of Baba Buddan Shah.

     

    Anandpur Sahib - Anandpur Sahib town, which is believed to have been founded by Guru Teg Bahadur, is situated near Rupnagar town. Gurudwara Keshgarh Sahib at the town is considered as the birthplace of Khalsa. Counted as one of the five holy seats of Sikhism, the site has religious significance for Sikhs. Gurudwara Anandgarh Sahib, Gurudwara Sis Ganj, Gurudwara Keshgarh Sahib, Gurudwara Bhora Sahib, Gurudwara Manji Sahib and Gurudwara Mai Jito are the notable Sikh shrines in this town. Holla Mohalla festival is celebrated with fanfare in this town. Apart from gurudwaras, Guru Teg Bahadur Museum and Sri Dashmesh Academy are other attractions in Anandpur Sahib.

     

    Chamkaur Sahib - Chamkaur Sahib, located on the banks of Sirhind Canal, is situated nearby Morinda and Rupnagar town. It is believed that Guru Gobind Singh had once visited this town with his 40 followers and 2 sons. Gurudwara Damdama Sahib and Katalgarh Sahib (Gurudwara Shahidganj) are the prime attractions of this town. Besides, there are memorials of Guru Baba Jhujhar Singh and Baba Ajit Singh, who died fighting at the site of Gurudwara Katalgarh Sahib.

     

    Takhat Sri Keshgarh Sahib - Takhat Sri Keshgarh Sahib is one of the prime attractions of Anandpur Sahib, which is believed to be the birthplace of ‘Khalsa’. This Sikh shrine is one of the five holy seats in Sikhism. At this site, Guru Gobind Singh baptised five Sikhs on the eve of Baisakhi. It is situated on Rupnagar-Nangal Road, adjacent to the Darshan Deorh. After Darshan Deorh, a marbled quadrangle leads to the shrine. Twelve weapons have been placed in the central hall, which were once used by Guru Gobind Singh.

     

    Jateshwar Mahadev Temple - Jateshwar Mahadev Temple, dedicated to Lord Shiva, is one of the chief worship centres for Hindus in the district. It is located in the Jatwahar village along with the remains of earlier temples at the site that date back to the 10th or 11th century. The shrine was established by an inhabitant of the village, Jai Dayal Sharma. There is a mound close to the site, which belongs to the medieval period. Jateshwar Mahadev Temple is visited by thousands of devotees during Maha Shivratri.

     

    Gurudwara Parivar Vichhora Sahib - Gurudwara Parivar Vichhora Sahib is in proximity from Rupnagar. Situated on an elevated platform, this Sikh shrine can be reached by taking 84 steps. Construction of the gurudwara commenced in 1963 and was completed in 1975. It is believed that Guru Gobind Singh once visited this area after abandoning Anandpur Sahib Fort with his followers and family members. The shrine was named ‘Parivar Vichhora’ as Guru Gobind Singh got separated from his family at this site. A three day fair is organised at this shrine during December

     

    Gurudwara Bhatta Sahib - Gurudwara Bhatta Sahib features several gifts that were presented by Guru Gobind Singh to Pathans. Some of the articles displayed in the shrine are ‘kitar’, sword and ‘dhal’. Thousands of devotees pay homage in the gurudwara during August, when a fair is organised to commemorate the death of Baba Jiwan Singh.

     

    Gurudwara Sadabarat - Gurudwara Sadabarat, located on the Nangal Road, was constructed in 1930. This was the halting point for merchants travelling to hilly regions during yesteryears. Community kitchen, better known as ’langar’, was initially started by Raja Bhup Singh at this site. During the occasion of Lohri-Maghi in January, a festival is held in this gurudwara.

     

    Place of Treaty between Maharaja Ranjit Singh and Lord William Benetick - Place of Treaty between Maharaja Ranjit Singh and Lord William Benetick is another sightseeing attraction in Rupnagar. The site of the Pipal Tree witnessed the historic treaty in 1831. The Governor General of India and Maharaja Ranjit Singh agreed on various terms for better administration of the northern region under the British regime.

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