Sheesh Mahal Situated in the heart of the city, Sheesh Mahal is a source of attraction
for the visitors. It is known as Sheesh Mahal since its interior walls and roofs
are well decorated with glasswork. Late LalaHans Raj Jain was constructed it in 1911.
On the first floor, it depicts the coronation ceremony of George V and on the ground
floor; there are statuses of religious deities. It contains life-size status of George
V, Queen Victoria, courtiers and visitors.
The entire work is based on the imagination of an artist, Jan Mohammad, who was present
at the time of the coronation ceremony at Delhi. The local Jain Sabha looks it after.
Dera of Baba Charan Shah The dera of baba Charan Shah in the Bahadurpur locality is
an important religious place in the town. It was founded about three centuries back
and up to now there have been 12 Gurus. The 12th and the present Guru sites on the
gaddi on every Baisakhi Day. Sadhus are allowed to stav in the dera as long as they
like. About 300 acres of agricultural land is attached to the dera.
Gurdwara Akalgarh Constructed in the memory of Guru Hargobind, the sixth sikh Guru,
Gurdwara Akalgarh is situated at a distance of about 5 km from Garhshanakar and is
connected by a link road. It is believed that Guru Hargobind stayed here while on
his way to Kiratpur. At a distance of about 1 km from this gurdwara, there is another
gurdwara, also constructed in the memory of Guru Hargobind in village Moela Wahidpur.
The forces of the Guru had stayed by the side of the present gurdwara. A fair is
held here every year in the month of June.
Gurdwara Garna Sahib (Bodal) Situated at a distance of about 1 ½ km from the railway
station, Garna Sahib, and about 1km from village Bodal, tahsil Dasuya, Gurdwara Garna
Sahib is also built in the sacred memory of Guru Hargobind. The Guru is said to have
plantyed a dried branch of garna tree here which grew up as a tree and hence the
name 'Garna Sahib'. Fairs are held here on every Maghi, Sankrant, Amavas and Baisakhi.
Besides, a fair is held on the birthday of Guru hargobind in the month of June. A
large number of people visit the place and free langar is served. There is a museum
on the upper storey of the Gurdwara, where paintings of Sikh Gurus are displayed.
Gurdwara Tahsil Sahib (Monak Kalan) Situated at a distance of 5 km from Tanda Urmar
on Jullundur-Pathankot road, Gurdwara Tahsil Sahib is connected by an approach road.
It is about 1.5 km to the north of village Monak Kalan, tahsil Dasuya. It is also
constructed in the memory of Guru Hargobind. On his way to Garna Sahib from village
Gilzian (birth place of Pandey Khan), Guru Hargobind is believed to have rested at
this place. He is said to have buried a twing of tahli, which grew into a tree. The
old tree still exists and is worshiped by the people. Nearby the tree, there is a
gurdwara and a fair is held on every Amavas.
Kamahi Devi (Beh Nangal) Kamahi Devi temple is situated at a distance of 11 km from
'Jhir di Khuhi', on Mukerian-Talwara road, in village Beh Nangal, tahsil Dasuya.
It is said to have been built by Pandavas who named it 'Kamakshi Devi'. Later, it
was renamed as Kamahi Devi. Nearby the temple, there are an old tank and a well.
Tomb of Shah Nur Jamal (Saleran) There is a tomb of Shah Nur Jamal situated at a distance
of about 15 km from Hoshiarpur on Hoshiarpur-Dharamshal road which dates back to
Hijri 1334. Before the partition it was a place of great religious importance where
a large number of Muslims gathered to pay their homage. But after the partition with
the migration of Muslim population to Pakistan the popularity of the place considerably
A fair is held here in the month of March for two days. People from the neighbouring
villages visit the place on the occasion. There are three graves inside the tomb;
in the centre lies the grave of Shah Nur Jamal a Muslim saint and on the right and
left of it there are graves of his parents.
Dera Santgarh (Horkhowal) Dera Santgarh is situated at a distance of about 13 km from
Hoshiarpur on Hoshairpur-Phagwara road, and is linked by an approach road (3 km).
The dera has no connection with any of the Sikh Gurus. One Jawala Singh, a saint,
who never wanted it to be built with pucca bricks, founded it. The construction of
the dera was started in 1930 and completed during 1932.
A fair is held here annually for two days in the month of Kartik (27th and 28th October-November)
to commemorate the death anniversary of Baba Jwala singh when a large number of people
visit the dera. The dera is housed in a spacious building and has about 40 rooms
for the stay of visitors. Free langer (food) is served to the people.