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Tarn Taran : City Travel Guide



Facts at a Glance
Area:: 5059 Sq Km
Languages: Punjabi, Hindi, English
State: : Punjab
STD Code:
Population: 130,587


Best Time to Visit : :Between November and March

Tarn-Taran city tourGeography & Climate
Tarn Taran City is situated near Amritsar in the state of Punjab in India. Its geographical coordinates are 31° 27' 0" North, 74° 55' 31" East. The climate in Tarn Taran is generally dry except for a brief monsoon season. The cold season starts from the middle of November and lasts till early March followed by the summer season till the end of June. The rainy season starts from early July and lasts up till September end. The period between the rainy season and cold season is considered the transition period.

How to Reach

By Air:
Amritsar is the nearest Airport located at a distance of 24 kilometers from Tarn Taran City Guide. Regular flight services connect Amritsar to domestic destinations as well as foreign destinations like England and Singapore.

By Train:
Tarn Taran is connected by rail but the major railway station is Amritsar which is well connected to the rest of India. From Amritsar railway services are available to Tarn Taran city.

By Road
Tarn Taran is also well connected by road network to many places like Jalandhar, Ludhiana, New Delhi, and Chandigarh and so on.

Tarn Taran City Punjab Places to see in Tarn Taran
Tarn Taran is basically a place of pilgrimage for Sikhs. The major attractions in Tarn Taran City Guide are Gurudwara Bir Baba Budha Ji, Goindwal Sahib, Darbar Sahib Shree Guru Arjan Dev Ji and Khadur Sahib. These Gurudwaras and shrines are of huge importance in Sikh religion. People from all over the country come over here to visit these Gurudwaras. The Gurubani and Sabad Kirtans of these Gurudwara give devotees soul upliftment, serenity and peace in the life. Having a meal in Lunger you will feel like you have been blessed by God and then you will wish for nothing more. The golden city, Amritsar, may also be visited which is at a distance of 24 kilometers.

What to Eat in Tarn Taran
Tarn Taran is an important city of Panjub and therefore you can find the most exotic Punjabi food here in Tarn Taran City Guide After eating Maa ki Daal, Daal Makhani, Makke di Roti with Saag and Gur, Sweet lassi, spicy pickles and chutney followed by sweet Lassi, you will wish for nothing else after that.

What to Shop in Tarn Taran
Buy leather juties with silk handwork on them. It matches perfectly on ladies suits and Kurtas Payjama of men. Fulkari work on shawl, bed sheets, apparels and more are much in demand here. This is fine thread work on cloths done by hands in rural areas in which women often use bright and vibrant colors. Buy scarves, woolen wears and other handcrafted items. Aam papads and Dal papads with myriads of flavors are also available here.

History
For spreading the basic tenets of Sikhism, fifth Guru Shri Guru Arjan Dev Ji laid the foundation of Tarn Taran Sahib in 1589. Tarn Taran is located on the road going to Lahore from New Delhi and another purpose of selecting this site was to involve business class to encourage trade and contacts. The administrative control of the sacred shrine was passed to Shiromani Gurudwara Prabhandak Committee, a representative body of the Sikhs in 1921 visit Tarn Taran City with local Guide.
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