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Ferozepur : City Travel Guide

Facts at a Glance
Area: 5303 Sq. km
Languages: Punjabi, English, Hindi and Urdu
State: Punjab, India
STD Code: : 91-1632
Population: 243.56 lakhs (in 2001)

Best Time to Visit: The best time to visit the city is winter season (October to March), when the temperature goes down and weather becomes pleasant.

Ferozepur City Guide

Geography & Climate
The City is situated at India - Pakistan border on the bank of river Sutlej in Ferozepur City district of Punjab and holds a great importance for several reasons. It is situated between 30°55' North and 74°36' East latitudes. It is surrounded by districts Moga, Muktsar and Kapurthala, and Ganganagar district of Rajasthan. Sutlej and Beas separate from Amritsar in the northwest and farther down from Pakistan.
The City witnesses all the four seasons; spring, summer, monsoon and winter and great rise and fall are seen in the temperatures of winter and summer. In summer maximum temperature goes up to 47 degree Celsius, while temperature falls below freezing points for some time in winter.

How to Reach

By Air :
There is no airport in Ferozepur, the nearest airport is Amritsar, just 97 km away from the city. Amritsar is well connected with other major cities so getting here is not a problem from any part of the world. Almost all the major airlines have their services to Amritsar and Ferozepur City Guide.

By Train :
The railway station of Ferozepur has trains from all the major cities of India. Punjab Mail and FZR Janta Express from Mumbai, Jat ADI Express from Jammu, BTI JAT Express from Bhatinda and ADI Express from Ahmedabad are few of the trains which can drop you here.

By Road
Ferozepur City Guide has bus and taxi services from Delhi, Chandigarh and Amritsar cities. However, if you are coming by air, you can hire taxies and get buses from Amritsar which is the nearest airport from here.

Tourist Places in Ferozepur

Ferozepur has rich history, besides being known for its freedom movement of India. Hence, it has several sight seeing historical and other places of interest which you can visit.

National Martyrs Memorial HussainiwalaNational Martyrs Memorial Hussainiwala:
This memorial depicts undaunted spirit of three national martyrs, namely Bhagat Singh, Rajguru and Sukhdev, who recorded their protest against British rule in India and sacrificed their lives for the sake of motherland.Anglo Sikh War Memorial: This war memorial is 21 km away from the central city. It has portraits of historical personalities and paintings showing scenes of the Anglo-Sikh wars and battles.

Barki Memorial:
This memorial was built in 1969 in the memory of the soldiers who sacrificed their lives in 1965 war and paved the way for the fall of Barki town, 15 miles away from the south east of Lahore. It is just 2 km away from the city and Ferozepur City Guide.

Saragarhi Memorial:

Saragarhi Memorial Gurudwara was built in the memory of 21 Sikh soldiers who defended the fort of Saragahi in Wazirstan on September 12th 1897 against an attack of 10 thousand Pathans.

Gurudwara Zamini Sahib BajidpurGurudwara Zamini Sahib Bajidpur :
This Gurudwara is situated 5 km away from the city and is known for its historical and religious significance.

Harike Bird Sanctuary:
This reserved forest has numerous varieties of flora and fauna. It is almost 55 km away from the city and it takes just around an hour to get there.
Besides, there are several sight seeing places in Ferozepur that can remind you of the valor of Indian soldiers against foreign and colonial powers.
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