Tourism in Jagadhri

Being a small town with ancient history, Jagadhri boasts of several gurudwaras, temples, and other places of religious and historical significance that were built many years ago. The town is strategically located near Yamuna river, and boasts of other water bodies, greenery, and a forest nearby, which can provide a unique experience to tourists looking for a variety of places to see.

Yamuna River
Source: www.ebharat.in/haryana/yamuna-nagar/photos/yamuna-river-yamuna-nagar

Religious Places in Jagadhri

Jagadhri boasts of several historical monuments, ancient temples, and other interesting places which include the following:

Khera Mandir

Khera Mandir is one of the most ancient temples in Jagadhri. It is located on the route from Haryana to Chandigarh.

Chaneti

Known for the Buddhist Stupa, Chaneti is a small town near Jagadhri in Yamunanagar district. The Buddhist Stupa is made of burnt bricks and is considered to be one of the ‘tens of topes’. It is believed to have been constructed during King Dhanabhuti’s rule in 240 B.C. The use of red bricks shows the influence of Mauryan period while the large square size of the bricks are similar to the ones used in Bharhut Stupa. It is currently considered as an archaeological site that is controlled by the Department Archaeological and Museums, Haryana.

Buria

Located less than 5 km from Jagadhri, Buria is a small town with a population of over 9,500 people. This town is famous for Birbal Dwar or Birbal Gate where Birbal supposedly stayed to govern the town. The town also has two ancient temples, a Hanuman mandir and Mahadev Shiv mandir. Buria is also famous for the Rang Mahal. The town is also referred to as Buria Sahib, as it is a significant religious place for Sikhs as there is a Gurudwara associated with the ninth guru of Sikhs known as Guru Tej Bahadur.

Shri Devi Bhawan Mandir

Situated in the center of the town, the Shri Devi Bhawan Mandir was constructed in 1803 by Maharani of Buria Riyasat.

Samta Yog Ashram

Part of a set of 10 Samta Yog Ashrams spread over North India, the Samta Yog Ashram in Jagadhri is located on national highway 73A  and is designed by renowned architects Parag Singal. The ashram is based on samtavad philosophy and is based on the principles followed by the Satguru Mahatma Mangat Ram, a revered saint who died in 1954.

Samta Yog Ashram
Source: www.paragsingalarchitects.com/samtayogaasramdelhi.html

Lakshmi Narayana Mandir

Located in Brahmin Chowk, Lakshmi Narayana mandir is one of the most ancient temples/religious places in the city of Jagadhri.

Hotels in Jagadhri

In Jagadhri there are several types of hotels that cater to various sections of people. There is a three star hotel known as Sapphire Hotel, and several other hotels such as Hotel Samrat, Hotel Prince, and a budget hotel namely Hotel Golcha which is located opposite main paper mill gate.

Jagadhri boasts of several types of dhabas or dhaba restaurants including Mahesh Dhaba, Shiv Dhabha & Sweets, New Maharaj Vaishno Dhaba, Mahindera Dhaba, Maharaja Dhaba, etc. To cater to pure vegetarians, Jagadhri also has a vegetarian restaurant known as Gobind Tandoor Wala.

Dhabas in Haryana
Source: www.jantareview.com/Bangalore/biz_166526/Angeethi-Dhaba

Parks and Gardens in Jagadhri

Durga Garden is situated in Sector 17 parallel to Railway Road, near Jagadhri Post Office. The other parks include HUDA Children’s Park which is also located in Sector 17, and Town Park located in Sector 18.

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