Places to Visit in Bathinda
Qila Mubarak - This is one of the oldest and highest small brick monument. It also contains two gurudwaras as the tenth sikh guru Gobind Singh visited the place. Bahia Fort - This was built in 1930 in front of the main Fort by S. Balwant Singh Sidhu. It belongs to a group of 22 villages, so called Bahia Sahib. It was as official residence of armed forces of Maharaja Bhupinder Singh of Patiala State. Lakhi Jungle - This is situated 15 km away from Bathinda and on the way to Mukatsar. A forest having old Gurudwara enjoyed the touches of Shri Guru Nanak Dev who recited one lakh holy Paths of Shri Japuji Sahib. Rose Garden - This garden boasts of large number of varieties of Roses. It is very near the city and is visited by large number of people on weekends. The 10-acre (40,000 m2) garden is located close to Thermal Plant. Zoological garden - It is a plant nursery of the forest department located approximately 10 km away from the Cantonment and is a popular picnic spot. This place is a small zoo in the midst of a small forest. Chetak Park - A beautiful garden built in Bathinda Cantonment is popular among children's and others. It has a lake and boating facility. Mazaar of Peer Haji Rattan - It is one of the most revered place of worship in the city. There is something unique about this place. At this place a mosque and a sikh guruadwara share the same wall and a temple is also very close by. It exhibits the religious harmony among the people of this city. Boating in the Thermal Lake. The boats have been modelled on 'Kashmir-style shikaras'