The Damdama Sahib is situated about a kilometre towards the west of Hargobindpur. This is supposed to be the place where Guru Harogobind-ji rested and relaxed after his victory in the war of Rohila. There is also a connecting bridge over the river Beas connecting Hargobindpur with Hoshiarpur district and Jullundhar district.
Rose Garden, spread over an area of 10 acres boasts of a wide variety of roses of different colours. Owing to its convenient location, near Bathinda, this garden is a popular picnic spot and attracts several tourists throughout the year.
Bathinda Lake is one of the popular attractions that tourists must try to visit during their stay in Bathinda. Boat rides, water scooters and modified Kashmiri shikaras are highlights of this tourist attraction, which boasts of lush green surroundings.
Bir Talab Zoo is a tourist attraction located at a distance of 7.2 km from Bathinda. Tourists of all age groups enjoy visiting the zoo, which is home to animals like sambar, cheetah and black buck. Moreover, lush green lawns and rides engage visitors for long.
Zoological Garden is one of the main attractions of Bathinda and is like a mini-zoo in a small forest. It is inhabited by a number of animals that interest children and adults alike. Wildlife photographers from near and far visit this majestic place to capture the essence of nature. It is recommended for tourists who want to spend some time away from the hustle-bustle of the city.
Lakhi Jungle is situated at a distance of 15 km from Bathinda city. It is believed that Guru Nanak Dev Ji recited ‘one lakh’ holy paths of Sri Japuji Sahib in the gurudwara located in a forest here and hence, this place has been named Lakhi Jungle. It is believed that wishes of everyone who recites 'Japji Sahab' on puranmashi (full moon day) in this gurudwara and takes a bath in the holy Sarovar are fulfilled.
It is also believed that the holy water, known as Amrit, helps cure every disease. It is also said that Guru Teg Bahadur and Guru Gobind Singh also visited this place.
Mazaar of Peer Haji Rattan is a popular religious centre of Bathinda. According to legends, Baba Haji Rattan visited Mecca as an Ambassador of Raja Bhoj. While returning to India, he decided to settle down at Bathinda and meditate. Close to the Mazaar, there is a gurudwara and a mosque with a common wall – depicting religious harmony. The calm and serene environment of the site attracts tourists from all across the country.
Dhobi Bazaar is the shopping hub of Bathinda, which has a number of showrooms of different brands. Tourists can shop everything from clothes to footwear, accessories and other essential commodities at competitive prices. Owing to the diverse shopping options available at this place, it is quite popular. Moreover, the location of Dhobi Bazaar makes it easily accessible from different parts of Bathinda.
Maiser Khana, located 29 km away from the district of Bathinda, is a temple dedicated to Goddesses Durga and Jwala Ji. According to a folklore, there once was a devotee named Kamala, who could not complete his pilgrimage to the temple.
Hence, he performed a lifelong penance to please the Goddess, who ultimately appeared in front of him twice in a year. To mark this, two fairs are organised at the site that are attended by a large number of tourists from different parts of the country.
Bathinda has some of the best shopping complexes in the country, such as Mittal Mall, City Center Mall, Peninsula Mall and City Walk Mall, which are frequented by both tourists and locals. These malls comprise shops of renowned brands, besides providing ample dining venues under the same roof.