Tourist Attractions

Rupnagar

Tourism

  • Archaeological Museum

    Archaeological Museum

    The Archeaological Museum of Rupnagar, located on the banks of the Sutlej, is a repository of a marvelous exhibition of Harappan antiquities, including jewelry beads, metallic implements, pottery, wheeled toys and shards from the painted grey ware

    The Archeaological Museum of Rupnagar, located on the banks of the Sutlej, is a repository of a marvelous exhibition of Harappan antiquities, including jewelry beads, metallic implements, pottery, wheeled toys and shards from the painted grey ware culture that flourished in the first millennium BC. These fragile mementos have all been found in Rupnagar, the first Indian archaeological site to reveal Harappan remains. A large mound that marks this rich Indus Valley Civilisation treasure trove is still visible beside the museum complex. Excavations have also revealed layered inhabitation, evidenced in the artefacts from the Shakya, Kushana and Gupta periods on display at the museum, along side seals, carved figurines and gold coins. A three dimensional likeness of an undamaged grave, complete with skeleton, with the original ceremonial pottery encased separately, can also be seen here. A knowledgeable attendant is at hand to answer all your queries.

    Timings: 9am-5pm (Sat-Thurs)/Closed: Friday & Public Holidays / Tickets: Rs 5, Children under 15: free/ Photography: Prohibited

  • Ropar Wetland

    Ropar Wetland

    This is a man-made freshwater wetland covering 1,365 hectares. Also called the Ropar Lake, the wetland developed consequent to the construction of a regulator on the Sutlej River. Surrounded by the Shivalik hills in the northwest

    This is a man-made freshwater wetland covering 1,365 hectares. Also called the Ropar Lake, the wetland developed consequent to the construction of a regulator on the Sutlej River. Surrounded by the Shivalik hills in the northwest and the plains in the south, eight hundred of its acres are submerged under the river. 30 hectares are forestland, known locally as the Sadavarat Forest, while an equal number are marshland. This bountiful topography has accorded Ropar Wetland a rich biodiversity. Of particular interest is the narrow-headed soft-shelled turtle. One of the largest turtle species, it is also amongst the most shy, spending much of its life buried under sand in the river’s bed.

  • Jateshwar Mahadev Temple

    Jateshwar Mahadev Temple

    The Mahadev Temple, known simply as the Shiv Mandir locally, is located in Jateshwar village. Local lore has it that the temple dates back to ancient times, even though the present temple, built by one Jai Dayal Sharma,

    The Mahadev Temple, known simply as the Shiv Mandir locally, is located in Jateshwar village. Local lore has it that the temple dates back to ancient times, even though the present temple, built by one Jai Dayal Sharma, does not appear to be more than a 100 years old. Glimpses of the older temple can be seen in the remains of four carved sandstone pillars, possibly from the 10th or 11th centuries, as well as, in a medieval mound located nearby. Other than the annual fair on Shivratri, devotees throng the temple during sawan (July and August), the season associated with Shiva.

  • Nangal Wetland

    Golden Temple

    Like Harike and Ropar, the Nangal wetland also draws sustenance from the Sutlej River. Encompassing an area of over 700 acres, it is spread over six villages in Rupnagar. Nangal wetland is home to numerous species of both

    Like Harike and Ropar, the Nangal wetland also draws sustenance from the Sutlej River. Encompassing an area of over 700 acres, it is spread over six villages in Rupnagar. Nangal wetland is home to numerous species of both resident as well as migratory birds from the trans-Himalayan region. These include the red jungle fowl, large Indian parakeet, Indian cuckoo, wood shrike, yellow-eyed babbler and crested bunting. The striking and elegant Sarus crane, too, has been sighted here. The wetland also houses threatened species like the Indian pangolin, besides being an important habitat for the smooth Indian otter, the hog deer and the sambar.

  • Rupnagar

    Golden Temple

    Rupnagar was the first archaeological site in independent India to reveal Harappan remains. Archaeologists and historians have speculated that this could well be one of the most ancient towns of the region as an expanding Indus Valley

    Rupnagar was the first archaeological site in independent India to reveal Harappan remains. Archaeologists and historians have speculated that this could well be one of the most ancient towns of the region as an expanding Indus Valley civilisation had evidently crossed the Sutlej River. Successive dynasties, from the Guptas to the Mughals, have also left their stamp on this town; historical evidence of which has been preserved and displayed in Rupnagar’s Archaeological Museum.

Accessibility

Airport
Airport

Nearest Airport

Shaheed Bhagat Singh Airport,
Chandigarh
Telephone Number: 91-172-2659886

Railways
Railways

Railway Station

Railway Station Rupnagar
Telephone Number: 139

Bus Service
Bus Service

Bus Service

No Bus service exists

Accomodation

Bharatgarh Fort

Rupnagar
Phone: +91 1881 277438, +91 9417025638
Email: deepthefort@yahoo.com
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Gary Farm

Rupnagar
Phone:+91 1765 260359, +91 9814015562, +91 9814602562
Email: garyartspunjab@yahoo.co.in
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ATM

HDFC BANK Atm's

Bela Chowk, Ropar, Punjab
Booth No. 9, Nuhon Shopping Complex,
P O Dhanauli, Ropar, Punjab
Hotel Raj Complex,
College Roadropar, Punjab

SBI BANK Atm

College Road.Ropar. Punjab - 140001

Oriental Bank Of Commerce

Bank Road,main Market,chamkaur Sahib
ropar ,140112

Bank Of Baroda

Sco 6, Sunny Enclave,
Desu Majra, Dist. Mohali,
Punjab-140 301
City : Kharar
District : Rupnagar,
State : Punjab

Bank Of Baroda

Mohali Branch, Distt. Ropar, (Punjab)
Mohali, 160063
City : Sas Nagar (Mohali)
District : Rupnagar,
State : Punjab

PUNJAB NATIONAL BANK Atm's

College Road, Ropar
Ec:Daburjee Gujrat Amb U/B Ropar

Hospital Rd, Ropar
Krishna Mandi, Kurali,
Dist. Ropar

Morinda Distt. Ropar
Mullanpur Garibdas,
Dist. Ropar

Nangal Town Ship, Distt. Ropar
Near Canal Hospital,
Nangal Township, Dist - Ropar, Punjab.

State Bank Of India

I.i.t. Ropar,
Old Polytechnic College For Women,
green View Ropar, Dist:ropar-140001

Punjab And Sind Bank

Kaina Road Morinda, Distt. Ropar Punjab

Tour Operators

R.M Enterprises

Bela Chowk, Ropar, Punjab
Satluj House,College Road
Cell No: 98782-80063
Cell No: 98782-80063

Guides

Mr Khushal Singh

Email ID: singhkhushal40@yahoo.com
(M)- 94173-45491
Village Basowal,
PO Ganguwal,
Teh.Anandpur Sahib (Pb.)

Mr Parbhat Bhatii

Email ID: bhattinews@gmail.com
(M)- 94173-70440
281, Shivalik Avanue,
Nayanagar,
Dist.Ropar.

Mr Jaspreet Bhatti

Email ID: chadha.jaspreet13@gmail.com
(M)- 94176-07444
H.No.79/15,
Mohalla Sheikhan,
Ropar (Pb.)

Internet Cafes

Gurdev Cyber Gallery

Near UCO Bank,
Opp: primary school,
College road,
Bela S.O (Rupnagar),
PB 140111, 0188 126 3889

Theatres

Kalyan Cinema

Dashmesh Nagar, Rupnagar, Punjab

Shopping

Bhai lalo market

Rupnagar, Punjab

NFG Store

Rupnagar, Punjab

Banwait Shopping Center

Dashmesh Nagar, Rupnagar, Punjab 099 88 455422

Patanjali Ayurvedic Centre

Nurpur Bedi - Rupnagar Rd, Punjab

Distance From Rupnagar

Chandigarh 46km
Delhi 297km
Mandi 91km
Amritsar 187km
Jalandhar 105km

Distance From Rupnagar

Punjab Tourist Information Office(TIC)

Near New Bus Stand. Head works,
Rupnagar
Tourist Officer, Ropar.
Cell No. 98146-57056
E-mail: toropar@gmail.com.

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