Things to do in Ferozepur

Ferozepur holds an important place in the history of India. It was from this place that the British established their supremacy over North India as well as a part of what is now Pakistan. There are several things to do while you are in Ferozepur. Apart from visiting the various sites of freedom struggle, one can also enjoy the modern delights of the city including shopping and fine dining.

What to do in Ferozepur

Some of the things that can be done in Ferozepur are:

Visit Memorials in Ferozepur

Ferozepur is home to some of the famous sites of the freedom movement in the state. It is a historic site where several important events had happened during the freedom struggle. While here, you can visit Saragarhi Memorial Gurudwara, Indo-Pak Border, Anglo Sikh War Memorial, National Martyrs Memorial, Barki Memorial, Shan-e-hind, and Asafwala Shaheed Samarak amongst several others to get a glimpse of the rich history of this place.

Forest and Wildlife in Ferozepur

Harike Wildlife Sanctuary


The Harike Wildlife Sanctuary is home to several birds including some migratory birds from Siberia and the Arctic region. There are over 375 bird species in the sanctuary. Visitors can spot ducks, common teal, shoveller, brahminy duck, pintail, and wigeon in the sanctuary. Some animals such as smooth Indian otter, Indian wild boar, jungle cat, common mongoose, and jackal can also be found here. Around 7 breeds of turtles and 27 different varieties of fish can also be located here. The Chak Sarkar forest is another spot of green in the city that encompasses a large area of natural forests and is home to several species of birds and animals.

Dining in Ferozepur

If you wish to sample some of the most authentic Punjabi cuisines, you can visit the several restaurants that are spread all across the city. Enjoy the world famous rich and spicy Punjabi dishes while seated in the cozy ambiance of the various restaurants. Apart from restaurants, there are coffee shops, dhabas, road side stalls too that dot the region. All serve a wide range of delectable dishes to delight the visitors.

Shopping in Ferozepur

Shopping


Just as the other cities in Punjab, Ferozepur is home to some of the finest shops that sell a wide variety of local arts and crafts. Whether you want to shop for the popular kurtas, or pashmina shawls, or any other thing, Ferozepur is a shopper’s paradise. There are boutiques, shops, departmental stores from where you can buy all that you require.

Visit nearby places in Ferozepur

Ferozepur is close to several famous tourist sites including Amritsar, jalandhar, Chandigarh, Delhi, Ludhiana among others. All these places have various well-known sites that attract thousands of tourists every year. Ferozepur is well connected to all these places and thus makes it easy for a person staying in the city to visit the nearby cities for a short vacation.

With so many options to choose from while in the city, visitors of every age enjoy their time while they are here.

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