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Ambala has withstood the test of time and is now regarded as one of Haryana’s ancient cities. Archaeological findings point to the fact that the land was occupied by people as far back as the Paleolithic Age. During British rule in India, Ambala played a significant role in the struggle against Imperialism. Ambala is also referred to as a town of scientific instruments. It is divided into two halves – the Ambala cantonment and Ambala city. Both areas are about three kilometres apart from each other. In the cantonment area, the Indian Army and Indian Air Force have a significant presence. The cantonment came into existence in 1843, after the British gave up on its cantonment at Karnal. The cantonment is home to the ‘two corps’. Therefore, it is of great strategic importance. Ambala is also quite important from a tourist perspective. Owing to its geographical location, Ambala is an important feature in local tourism. If you happen to be travelling to Himachal Pradesh, Punjab or Jammu & Kashmir, a drive through Ambala will be part of the route. The Indian Army and Indian Air Force camps are a sight to behold. If you are passing through Ambala, you can always pay a short visit to the science market or the cloth market. Also, one must try the North Indian delicacies on offer. If you are looking to hang loose during a short pit-stop, Ambala is the place for you. If you are planning a trip to Ambala, visit during October and November. While in Ambala, you can visit a few religious sites located in and around the city. Finding the perfect accommodation is an important part of any trip. It can have a significant impact on your living budget. There are a number of factors that influence hotel choice: price, amenities, location ease of booking, as well as the type of rooms on offer. With OYO Rooms, you can be assured of living in the comfort of a home away from home. One can find Premium and Budget hotels near Mullana University Road, Shagun Banquet, Sant Hospital and Sadar Bazaar.