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Mansa : City Travel Guide



Facts at a Glance
Area: 2174 Km2
Languages: Panjabi, Hindi, English
State: Punjab, India
STD Code: : 0165211
Population: 688,630


Best Time to Visit : : October to march

Mansa city Guide

Geography & Climate
Mansa is one of the richest cities of Punjab and is located on National Highway NH1 (Delhi-Amritsar). On the globe it is situated between 30.9"N - 75.85"E and falls in Malwa region of Punjab. In the north of the city Sutlej flows and separates it from Jalandhar district. The river also works as its northern boundary with Hoshiarpur district. However, it shares common boundaries with Rupnagar, Moga and Sangrur for Mansa City Guide.
The climate of the city remains almost dry round the year apart from brief showers of Monsoon in hot summer and chilling winter. December and January are the coldest months, while June is hottest one, hot and dust laden wind blows here during summer. In all, it has mainly four seasons; these are winter, spring, summer and monsoon.

How to Reach

By Air :
The nearest Airport from Mansa is 180 Km far at Chandigarh and then there is Delhi Airport which is 250 Km away from the place. Chandigarh Airport is the domestic one while Raja Sanshi at Amritsar and Delhi Airport are the international Airports.

By Train :
Mansa City is easily reachable through train and Mansa Railway Station receives Trains from Delhi, Bhatinda, Mumbai, Ferozpur, Bikaner and Guwahati. It is a comfortable, easy and inexpensive medium to reach this place.

By Road
Mansa is well connected through bus route and you can easily get interstate bus services here. Bus connectivity from Delhi is excellent.

Places to see in Mansa



When you are in Mansa two places are "a must" to see here. One of them is Brahm Bunga Gurudwara and the another one is Shardulgarh Fort. Brahm Bunga Gurudwara offers a serenity and calmness to the souls of the visitors and a two days long samagum is also held here every fortnight. Enjoy Satsung and Gurbani Kirtan at Brahm Bunga Gurudwara.

Tourist Places in MansaShardulgarh Fort :
Sahrdulgarh is a royal town which was earlier known as Rori Dudhal. Today it is known as Sardulgarh after the name of Prince of Patyala Sardar Shardul Singh who built a magnificent fort here. This fort has become a center of attraction of Mansa City Guide.

What to Eat in Mansa
Savor Spicy Panjabi food in Mansa. Lassi is the all time favorite and try it with Tandoori vegetarian and non vegetarian dishes. Do not forget to taste the mouthwatering verities of pickles.

What to Shop in Mansa
Punjab is known for its spicy food and its Fulkari work. When you are in Mansa, take away with you various types of spicy Papads, Pickles, Chantneys and Namkeens. For women there are saris, suits, bed sheets, pillow covers, shawls, juties and a lot more is available with vibrant Fulkari work on them.

History
Mansa is said to be founded by Bhai Gurdas. He is said to have been married at this place among the Dhaliwal Jatt Sikh. Once her wife came to home and she thereafter refused to go back and when Bhai Gurdas came to take his wife, his in- laws resisted. At this Bhai Gurdas sat in meditation in front of the house of his in-laws. After some time the parents of her wife agreed to send their daughter with Bhai Gurudas but now he refused to take his wife along as by then Bhai Gurudas had renounced the worldly way of life visit Mansa City Guide.
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