Batala is the 8th largest city in Punjab that was founded during the reign of Mughal Emperor Akbar. This place holds an importance for followers of Sikhism because Guru Nanak Dev, the founder of Sikhism got married here. Also, Batala is equally important for Hindus because as per the mythologies, Lord Shiva used to appear at this place often.
Batala is elevated 817 feet above the sea level and is spread across an area of 42 sq. km. Though there are no picturesque or scenic beauties like lush green hills or snow laden peaks, yet, the weather of the place remains moderate amid year. The average temperature during summers is 36° C and 15° C during winters.
There are many attractions in Batala that make it a popular destination. There are Gurudwaras and Temples that lure the tourists from all over the country.