7 Places to Visit in Punjab

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ABOUT PUNJAB

Punjab with its fertile farming land is the land of food, color, and happiness. Punjab is the sixteenth largest state by population and it is twentieth largest state of India. Punjab famously known as “The land of five rivers” is situated in North West part of India. This state is filled with wonderful architecture and many religious monuments. Here are the top 7 places to visit in Punjab to experience the best of what the state has:

1. Amritsar

Amritsar is the spiritual and culture center of the Sikh Religion. Your mind is sure to attract to the home of the glorious Golden Temple. This place is famous for its Jallianwala Bagh massacre and its proximity to Wagah Border. It is also renowned for its street food as well. Amritsar is One of the most agriculturally productive cities of India.


2. Chandigarh

Chandigarh is the union territory in India that serves as the capital of both Punjab and Haryana. It is bordered by the state of Punjab to the north, the west, and the south and to the state of Haryana to the east. This city is considered the best-planned city in the India and it is known for its unique blend of urbane architecture and natural bliss.


3. Patiala

Patiala is one of the famous princely states of Punjab and is referred to as ”City of Newspapers”. It has also attractions that invite tourists throughout the year. The place has historical monuments, which speak of a rich tradition and best architecture that reflects the glorious past of the land. The city is also famous for the generous Patiala peg of whiskey, salwar suits and pagdi.


4. Jalandhar

Jalandhar is known for its rich cultural heritage, historical monuments and traditional values. It is also known for its sportsmen as well as its sports industry, its rubber goods, and sewing machine factories. Today Jalandhar is a prime commercial center with several industries. The top attraction places of Jalandhar are: Devi Talab Mandir, Shiv Mandir, Niku Park etc.


5. Ludhiana

Ludhiana is the largest city in the state. Ludhiana is one of the places in India that has magnificent ancient buildings on one side and elegant Gurudwaras and sacred shrines on the other side. It is also one of the biggest commercial hubs in India. Apart from being an industrial town, Ludhiana draws pilgrims and tourists worldwide. The famous places of Ludhiana are: Lodhi Fort, Rural Heritage Museum, Phillaur Fort etc.


6. Pathankot

Pathankot is a city situated at the meeting point of the three northern states of India- Punjab, Himachal Pradesh and Jammu & Kashmir. It is known for its serene green beauty and a rich historical past. It has some beautiful religious places like Mukteshwar Temple, Nagin Temple, and Shahpurkandi Fort. The scenic beauty of the land and its rich history have made it a popular tourist destination.


7. Mohali

Mohali, Chandigarh, and Panchkula together are called Tri-city and is located to the west of Chandigarh. It is a shopper’s paradise and is known for its cricket ground. It is also one of the most preferred locations among IT outsourcing industries and many multi-national organizations. The famous tourist attraction in Mohali are: Rose Garden, Silivi Park, Mansa Devi Temple etc.


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