At this spot Guru Nanak would go bathing early in the mornings in the Bein River previous to meditation. While bathing here one day Guru Nanak disappeared in the stream and was missing for three days where he was in communion with God.
Upon returning the enlightened Guru Nanak began his lifelong mission of preaching Sikhism. Guru Nanak had planted a Ber (jujube) tree seedling on this spot which has today grown into a large tree.
Sultanpur lodi only the Guru Nanak started his famous journeys. Sultanpur Lodi ... read more
Location: North India
Constructed By: Fateh Singh Ahluwalia
Type of Construction: Medieval
Type of Building: Temple
Importance: It is the most striking building in the city of wonder architecture. Its replica was exhibited in the pre-partition Punjab Museum at Lahore.
Accomodation: Accomodations are easily avaialble in the hotels in Kapurthala.
Accesibility: Kapurthala is connected to the other cities by rail and road.
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The Jubilee Hall was once the 'Darbar Hall' of Maharaja of Kapurthala; today an attraction for its lush green ambience and feel good environment. The building is now part of the N.J.S.A. Govt. College Complex.
A beautifully well-laid compact garden with swimming pool and mausoleums of erstwhile rulers of Kapurthala is filled with piece and is a great spot for spending leisure time. The Shalimar Gardens where Maharaja Ranjit Singh and Maharaja Fateh Singh had met. There are also "Samadhis" of former rulers of Kapurthala State in this historic garden having excellent work on art of them. In addition have a pond, a park & a library. The Basant Panchi Mela is organized every year in this significant garden. The State Gurudwa... read more