Ludhiana, a popular city of Punjab, has witnessed a rapid growth during last few decades. This industrial city of Punjab has several ultra-modern buildings, shopping malls, multiplexes and corporate houses. Premium malls such as Westend Mall, Flamez Mall, and Ansal Plaza are included in the popular Ludhiana tourist places.
The development of the city is led by the growth of small scale industries. These units produce industrial goods, spare parts, appliances, hosiery and apparels. Moreover, Ludhiana is also a large producer of Agri-products and a centre for Dairy product packaging in India. In the year 2009, Ludhiana was declared as the city with the best business environment.
Visitors can see the city's rich heritage at the popular Punjabi Heritage Museum, which is located inside the campus of Punjab Agriculture University. This university sprawls over a large area and is a top level institution of India for agricultural studies. Guru Nanak Dev Engineering College is a half-century old educational institution that has produced a league of best engineers for the country.
Ludhiana is a hub of magnificent Gurudwaras such as Rara Sahib, Alamgir Sahib, Fly sahib, Dukh Niwaran Sahib and Manji Sahib. During their Ludhiana tour, visitors can also pay their obeisances at Mata Mandir, Krishna Mandir, Ved Mandir, and Sheetala mandir. There is a stadium in the city, which is named after the Sikh saint, Guru Nanak Dev. Some other tourist places to visit in Ludhiana include the Rose Garden and The Rakh Bagh. Visitors may also taste the world famous delicious Punjabi food here along with the Punjabi drink Lassi.