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Ambala –The Cantonment for the Indian army and also the hub of handlooms
Ambala An overview of the cantonment:
Ambala Cantonment better known as the Ambala Cant. is an extended province of Haryana. It comes within the district of Ambala itself, bordering Punjab and Chandigarh. Politically Ambala has two sub parts, Ambala city and the Ambala Cant both being controlled by the same authorities. The places are known as twin cities as they are similar of names and also lies just in a gap of three Km. The place is having a huge base of the Indian army and that is why it is known as the Cantonment. The name Ambala is available from the holy goddess in the region. However there are sectors in the region which says that the name is derived from the name of Amba Rajput.  The British took over the Ambala region in 1843 when there was a malarial epidemic in the saphera region. Ambala today is major base station of the Indian army. The city is having Kurukshetra and Panipat as its neighbors. The former is famous for the great war of principles; the latter is also famous for the war between Ibrahim Lodhi and Babur, which has marked the gateway of the Mughals in India.

The prominent places to visit in Ambala:
Badshahi Bag Gurudwara: The bag is a famous historical shrine of the Sikhs. The Sikhs generally passing by the region do pay up a visit in the local Badshahi Bag Gurudwara. The tourist’s coming to Ambala for a short notice can simply visit the place and enjoy the century old Gurudwara. The guides and tour managers do keep this shrine as a place of visit for all those who want to visit Ambala Cantonment.

Subhash Chandra Bose Park: Any Bengali visiting Ambala will definitely want to give a visit to the park. The Cantonment city is having many beautiful parks and this is one of them. The tourists looking to relax at Ambala can definitely visit the place. The park is an extremely well organized and well settled region of the city. The children would be enjoying the park and for the seniors they can select the place for resting.

Rani ka Talab: The Rani ka Talab is a 400 year old pond in the region. It acts as a very significant source in the region which provides the water supply to the entire city. The Local tourist’s can come up and visit the pond and have a look at how the 400 year old pond looked. The tourist coming from faraway places can use the spot as a refreshing one. They can hold a small picnic and thus making it interesting.

Things to buy at Ambala:
Handlooms: Ambala Cantonment is famous for its handlooms. All sorts of dress material are duly available in the region. There are handloom houses offering the clothes at a very low price. There are also whole sale markets in the region which offers the clothes at even reduced prices. The region is a boon for all those tourists who are dress lovers.

Scientific Instrument: Ambala is famous for one more thing and that is the scientific instruments. The tourists making up a connection with the guides can definitely get access to those instruments and buy a few as a memento.


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