Tinted with the quintessential Punjabi flavor, Moga welcomes you with warmth and fun-loving geniality exuding from every aspect. Adorned with quaint religious structures, bustling market places and buzzing industrial units, the city is a savory blend of tradition and modernity
The city was established by the conqueror Moga Singh, belonging to the Gill community that ruled over the city for several generations. The city has been named Moga in his honor. It is also renowned as the hometown of the great freedom fighter LalaLajpatrai. Encased in its colorful cultural heritage, Moga is sure to cast a lasting charm on you.Renowned for its rich culture, Moga promises a memorable experience for every traveler. Cherishing the Sikh heritage, the city houses several Gurudwaras. The Dina Sahib Gurudwara, dedicated to the memory of Guru Gobind Singh, is considered among the most sacred places of worship. Takhatpura is another shrine dedicated to three of the Sikh leaders, Guru Nanak, Guru Gobind and Guru Hargobind. Visit these religious sites during festive occasions, such as Lohri or Maghi, to enjoy the rituals and celebrations.The Geeta Bhawan Temple is a must-visit for the aesthetic appeal of its beautiful mirror mosaic work. The Kashmiri Park located near the temple is an excellent place to indulge in leisure activities.Shoppers will find much delight at the local markets of Moga, such as Main Bazaar and Bagh Gali. The city is especially famous for the traditional handicrafts and handloom woven fabrics. The traditional Punjabi attire, hand-embroidered fabrics, clay artifacts and hand-woven fabrics can be bought here.Visit the various manufacturing units, such as the dairy and food processing plants, spread across town to get a glimpse of the city’s industrial progress.City buses operate on all the major routes within the city and also run a few inter-city services. Auto-rickshaws are the most commonly used means of local transport. Easily available in any part of the city, it is an affordable and convenient way of traveling in Moga. You can also book a private taxi or car as per your convenience and comfort when moving around the city.Women are advised to avoid staying out late at night, especially when traveling alone.The city buses usually tend to be overcrowded, especially at peak hours, and can result in an uncomfortable ride
Moga is not well connected to other major cities of the country via regular flights. The nearest airport is in Ludhiana at a distance of 72kms.
Airports: Ludhiana Airport
There is no regular trains to Moga from other major cities of the country. The nearest Railway station is at Nakodar which is located at a distance of 44kms.
Railway Station(s): Nakodar Jn