Ambala is a beautiful north indian city. Through this india travel guide post we will guide you few important things about this city. These things are basics but also very important. It is located on the border of Punjab and Chandigarh. It has a large Indian Army and Indian Air Force presence with in its cantonment area.
Amba Rajput was the founder of Ambala. Due to its geographical location, the Ambala district plays an important role in local tourism. Being located 47 km south of Chandigarh, the state capital, 148 km southwest of Shimla, 198 km north of New Delhi and 260 km southeast of Amritsar.
Ambala district has two sub divisions & it divided into three tehsils. It was given the status of a district in 1847. Formed by the merging of the jagir estates of hit her to independent chieftains. In its 160 years of existence as a district, Ambala has witnessed many changes in its boundaries.
Ambala City Clothes Market
Cloth-Market is one of major attraction of Ambala.
The market possesses a wide range of cloth items:
- Silk and Sarees
- Suitings and Shirtings
- All kinds of dress material
This market remains closed on Thursday. Himachal Pradesh and Punjab are major parts from which shopkeepers come to this market. Convent of Jesus and Mary is a famous education institute.
Below is the list of some most famous peoples of Ambala.
How to Reach
If you want to travel Ambala then Bus service is the major means of public transport in this district. The depot came into being on 1 August 1950. The city is served by three railway stations.
To know some most famous places of Ambala must visit here.