One of the fastest growing towns in Punjab, Barnala is developing rapidly and has many industries that are coming up and giving the city a chance to match steps with the rest of the country. It is said that the city has a lot of historical significance and has stories that go way back in time, even prior to the 18th Century, but no evidence to prove this has been found. Nonetheless, the city has a lot to offer to tourists and promises to not let anyone leave unhappy. The city is well known for its power loom and handloom works and once in the city, taking a look at all their offerings is a must.
For a person who has the eyes to see the greatness of a destination, this city has a lot in store. Quilla Mahal is one such place. Though the fort is no more, the area by itself is captivating. It has small houses and buildings that speak for themselves and provide a great look into how places looked in the time gone by. This is one of the oldest areas of this region and is lined with shops to buy souvenirs and mementos.
The city also has places that hold religious value like the Dere Baba Gandha Singh, an ancient Gurudwara, Gurudwara Patshahi Naumi, Gurudwara Nanaksar Thath and Gurudwara Sahib Arrisar Patshahi Nouvin, among others. Apart from the Gurudwaras, Barnala also has the Geeta Bhawan, which is a Radha-Krishna temple situated in the heart of the city.
Buses that run across the lengths and breadth of the city at a great frequency are easily available and connect the different ends of the city with no difficulty. Auto-rickshaws are also available and can be taken to move around the city. A person may even opt to hire a taxi or rent a car in order to travel around Barnala in comfort and luxury. Short distances can be easily traveled on foot.
By road Barnala is surrounded by Dhuri, Sangrur, Sunam which are 18.14 km, 18.66 km, 21.53 km away respectively. These places are ideal spots for people to plan their short weekend break.