Most beautiful places in Punjab that you must visit at least once
This ancient land is home to various shrines and places of historical importance. Here are the top destinations in Amritsar.
Golden temple: City of Amritsar is home to various shrines and places of historical importance. Golden temple is the very famous holiest Sikh gurudwara, located in the city of Amritsar.
Wagah Border: Everyday of the year, just before sunset, a flag lowering ceremony takes place at the Wagah Border between India and Pakistan. The Wagah Border ceremony is a popular tourist attraction and side trip from Amritsar.
Chandigarh is the capital of both Punjab and Haryana. The city is considered the best planned city in the country.
Rock Garden: Rock Garden is a sculpture garden is spread over an area of 40 acres. It is completely made of home and industrial waste. It is situated near Sukhna Lake.
the land that boasts of a rich history is also famous for sports goods. This ancient part of the world, which is mentioned in the epic Mahabharata, has some of the most famous sites of historical importance and religious significance.
Ludhiana is the largest city in the state. It has its share of historical monuments and religious centers. It is situated closer to the banks of river Sutlej. The land had made a significant contribution during freedom fight.
Kila Raipur: Kila Raipur hosts the Rural Olympics every February. This spectacle has earned world-wide recognition. Bullocks, camels, dogs, mules, and other animals competing in highly professional events must be seen to be believed.
The erstwhile princely state, Patiala, is famously referred to as the 'City of newspapers'. The city has some of the best architecture that reflects the glorious past of the land. It is a blend of Rajput, Punjabi and Mughal cultures.
Bhatinda is amongst the ancient cities of Punjab. Some of the monuments found here belong to 3000 BC. Famous for its historical associations, the land was where Guru Gobind Singh challenged and fought the Mughals bravely.
The geographical location of Pathankot gains importance as it is the meeting point of Punjab, Jammu & Kashmir and Himachal Pradesh. The scenic beauty of the land and its rich history have made the land a popular tourist destination.