September 19, 2021

5 Best Attractive Places to Visit in Pathankot

pathankot atal setu

Top Tourist Attractions in Pathankot


Pathankot is a city in the Indian state of Punjab. Pathankot district has an international border with Pakistan on its western side. On July 27, 2011, Pathankot was formally designated as a district of the Punjab state. It was once a Tehsil in Punjab’s Gurdaspur district. He moved his capital to Nurpur towards the end of the 17th century. Pathankot is referred to as Audumbar in the Mahabharata, and as ‘Pargana Headquarter’ in the ancient text Ain-i-Akbari. Pathankot is known across the world for its Mammon Cantt Military Station. It is Asia’s largest military facility.

Best Places to Visit in Pathankot

  1. Atal Setu
  2. Gurudwara Shri Barth Sahib
  3. Mukteshwar Temple
  4. Dhar Nature Retreat and Awareness Camp
  5. Ranjit Sagar Dam
Mukhteshwar Mahadev Temple/Dham – 5500 year old Shiva Temple (shrine) – Sunday Ride | RTV

Best Time to Visit in Pathankot


How to Reach Pathankot

 By Road

Pathankot is readily reached by car. Pathankot is accessible via bus, cab, or self-drive. Pathankot’s Maharana Pratap Inter State Bus Terminal is a significant bus terminal.


 By Rail

Pathankot is a vital railway junction since it connects Indian Railways with the Kangra Valley Railway, which is necessary for accessing numerous locations in Himachal Pradesh.


 By Air

There is an airport in Pathankot, but commercial flights are only accessible from a few places, notably New Delhi and Kullu. Amritsar has the closest fully working airport.

Nearest Airport: Jammu – 89 kms from Pathankot

Animesh Sharma

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