Floating Restaurant constructed over the Sirhind Canal is an important tourist spot run by ThePunjab Tourism Development Corporation. It is at a distance of 5 KM. from Sirhind on the Sher Shah Suri Marg (GT Road). It attracts a large number of tourists, especially during summer. There is also a provision for overnight stay. It has eight (8) suites. It is a unique type of Restaurant in whole of the Punjab. Built in the middle of the canal, it presents a picturesque view to the visitors.
The Channel on which the floating restaurant is built supplies water to the states of Haryana and Rajasthan. This channel always carries 8000 cusecs of water and the giant vessels on which this restaurant rests are made in such a way that they can withstand this pressure. In the peak season, the water reaches 10,000 cusecs but that raises the water level by 6to 8 inches only and thus the structure does not come under any undue pressure.
How to Reach:
The nearest airport is International Airport Mohali/Chandigarh about 50 KM from Fatehgarh Sahib
The District has Sirhind Junction Railway Station on the Delhi-Amritsar section. This junction links the country with the Ropar and Nangal Dam. On the Sirhind-Nangal railway line, there is a railway station at Fatehgarh Sahib
By road Fatehgarh Sahib is 250 Kms from National Capital Delhi. The National Highway No.1 (Sher Shah Suri Marg) passes through it at Sirhind and Mandi Gobindgarh situated in the district. All buses traversing the Delhi-Amritsar section halt here. For those wishing to visit Fatehgarh Sahib after landing at the Delhi Airport, the Indo-Canadian Bus service runs regular Delux bus services from the Airport to Amritsar and these buses halt at Sirhind and Mandi Gobindgarh