Jalandhar was formerly known by the name Prasthala in the Mahabharatha and was renamed to Jullundur during the British rule. The city along with the Pakistan acquired Multan are the 2 oldest cities in Punjab. The region surrounding the city is known as Jalandhar Doab which marked the eastern territory of the kingdom of Alexander the Great. Today Jalandhar is a prime commercial center with several industries. Jalandhar is situated on the Grand Trunk Road and before the arrival of Sikhism Hinduism was the main religion followed here. Jalandhar served as the capital of Punjab before the establishment of Chandigarh after Indian independence in 1947. Here’s the list of the best places you can visit in Jalandhar.