Sanghol is a town located in Ludhiana District
. It is about 40 km from Chandigarh
on the way to Ludhiana
. This place holds a special position on the archeological atlas of India. Excavations had revealed a Buddhist stupa, and several coins and seats related to nomadic rulers.
Situated on the top of a mound, Sanghol is spread over an area of 200 km. It is famed for the Sanghol Museum. A large of number of relics dating from the late Harappan civilization (1720 BC – 1300 BC) to 6th century AD is found here.
Ucha Pind Sanghol is a major draw. Sanghol can be approached easily by road from Chandigarh and Ludhiana. The nearest railhead is Khanna Railway Station situated on the Ludhiana-Rajpura line of the Northern Railways.