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Bhatinda: City Travel Guide



Facts at a Glance
Area: 336725 Hectares
Languages: Punjabi, English, Hindi and Urdu
State: Punjab, India
STD Code: 91-164
Population: 1183295

Best Time to Visit: October and March

Bhatinda city Guide

Geography & Climate

Bhatinda City falls in the district of Bhatinda in Southern Punjab, located between 29°33' & 30°36' North latitude and 74°38' and 75°46' East longitude. Its distance from the capital of Punjab is 225 km.

There is remarkable variation in the temperature of the city between winter and summer. The weather of the city is almost dry, but it remains very humid form May till the end of August.South-West monsoon brings rains in the region from July to mid-September.


How to Reach
Bhatinda is well connected by the networks of roads, railways, and by air.

By Air :

The nearest airport from Bhatinda is Amritsar airport, which is182 km from Bhatinda. From the airport you can take bus or taxi to Bhatinda. Amritsar airport has many flights to other cities. The flights that are available for Amritsar are Air India, Air India-IC, Go Air, Go Business, Indi Go, Jet Airways Konnect, Jet Airways, Jet Lite, Kingfisher Red, Kingfisher and Spice Jet.


By Train :

Bhatinda City is well connected with railways network and you can reach here by a variety of trains like Punjab Mail, FZR Janta Express, Udayan Abha Tufan Express, ADI, Jat Express, Okha ADI Pass etc. Almost all of these trains run daily from the city or pass through here.


By Road

Bhatinda is well connected by roads with all neighbouring and major cities of India from where you can reach the city by taxies or buses. There are many travel agencies that operate daily bus and taxi service to the city.


Places to see in Bhatinda

The city is invested with rich religious and heritage culture. There are several worth seeing places around the city. Some places have historical significance; the others are cohesively related with religion.


Qila Mubarak :
Qila MubarakThe oldest structure in city is constructed of small bricks, also known as Bahia Fort, has several historical significances. This 1400 years old building has also been a residence of Sri Guru Gobind Singh Ji. There is a Gurudwara inside the fort, which is also popular as a religious place and visit Bhatinda City Guide.


Lakhi Jungle : It is 15 km away from the city. The forest has an old Gurudwara, which is said to have touches of Shri Guru Nanak Dev Ji.


Rose Garden: This garden is very near the city and a large number of people come here for the picnic.


Chetak Park:
The park is having a lake and boating facility and is a popular picnic spot.


Mazzar of Peer Haji Rattan :
This place is counted as one of the most revered places in the city and a large number of people throng here.


Bhatinda Zoological GardenZoological Garden:
It is a popular picnic spot and has a small zoo in the middle of the forest, which is managed by the forest department


What to Eat in Bhatinda
Like any other renowned city of Punjab, it is also famous for its traditional food. However, you can enjoy South Indian, Chinese and Continental delicacies here. There are a number of good hotels, restaurants and dhabas in the city.


What to Shop in the City
Bhatinda City Guide is famous for its agricultural market and cotton handloom weaving. So you can buy a variety of agricultural products and handloom products from here.


History
The City was named after the Bhati Rajput Kings, who were rulers of the city in 6th century. Since then several kings and Sikh Gurus have been associated with the city. Rajia Sultan, the first Mughal emperor in India, was also imprisoned here after trounce and being dethroned.

  
  
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