‘The land of five rivers’ is Punjab which is in the north western part of India. Largest Gurudwara, the Golden Temple is situated there, where large number of tourist visit every year. It is a beautiful state, to spend your vacations. There is beautiful culture, colorful dresses, folks dance and many other glamorous things which you can see there. Places to visit in Punjab are:

JALANDHAR

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After Indian independence, Jalandhar was the capital of Punjab, before the establishment of Chandigarh. In Mahabhartha, it was known as Prasthala. At the time of British it was named as, Jullundar.  Jalandhar is the one of the oldest city of Punjab. It is very famous for sports goods from historical period. There are famous historical sites to visit. Top places to visit in Jalandar are:

  • Wonderland Theme Park
  • Rangla Punjab Haveli
  • Sheetla Mandir
  • Company Bagh
  • Shiv Mandir
  • Devi Talab Mandir
  • Pushpa Gujral Science City
  • Seventh Day Adventist Church
  • White Wall Church
  • Mary’s Cathedral Church
  • Modella Mall
  • Nehru Park
  • Shaheed-E-Azam Museum
  • Prithvi’s Planet
  • Tulsi Mandir

AMRITSAR

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Amritsar is one of the ancient city of Punjab and also one of the largest city in the whole state. It is one of the major tourist attraction. This city was built with unique architectural design, which was mainly famous in 17th and 18th century. It is a beautiful historical place and also famous for its glamorous shrines. Handicrafts, handloom fabric are some of the major commercial things. Top attractions to visit in Amritsar are:

  • Golden Temple
  • Wagah border
  • Akal Takht
  • Durgiana Temple
  • Jallian Wala Bagh
  • Ram Bagh
  • Ram Tirth
  • Maharaja Ranjit Singh Museum
  • Harike Wetland and Bird Century
  • Pul Kanjari
  • Central Sikh Museum
  • Manji Sahib Diwan Hall
  • Hamuman Mandir
  • Harmindar Sahib
  • Gobindnagar Fort
  • Khalsa College
  • Taran Taran SahibGolden temple amritsar image

LUDHIANA

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It is the largest city of Punjab, which is situated at the banks of river Satluj. This city was founded by two chefs and named after the Lodi density. It is a beautiful state to visit and spend your vacations. This state is mainly famous for fabric industry and for hosiery products. Many cultural and local activities attract the tourist. Major attractions to visit in the city are:

  • Punjab Agricultural University Museum
  • Rakh Bagh
  • Maharaja Ranjit Singh War Museum
  • Nehru Rose Garden
  • Lodhi Fort
  • Gurudwara Charan Kamal
  • Phillaur Fort
  • Tiger Zoo
  • Lodhi Fort
  • Hardy’s World Amusement Park
  • Rural Museum
  • Pir-I-Dastgir Shrine
  • Rara Sahib Gurudwara
  • Ansal Plaza Shopping Mall
  • Deer Park
  • Gurudwara Manji Sahib

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PATIALA

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This state was founded by the Jat King Maharaja Narendra Singh and also ruled by him. This is not an old city, because it was just founded two centuries ago. This city has beautiful market to do shopping. This city has highly connected roads with major cities. Patiala is also known as the Royal city of Punjab. The city is emerging in the growth of industries. Tourist attractions in the city are:

  • Sheesh Mahal
  • Quila Mubarak
  • Kali Temple
  • Baradari Garden
  • Darbar Hall and Museum
  • Punjabi University
  • Bahadurgarh Fort
  • Jalau Khana & Sard Khana
  • Lakman Jhoola
  • Omaxe Mall
  • Gurudwara Dukh Nivaran Sahib
  • Samana

BHATINDA

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Earlier Bhatinda was known as Bikramgarh, it was renamed as Bathinda by Bhati Rajput. It is the oldest city of Punjab. Razia Sultan was imprisoned in Qila Mubarak fort which is in Bhatinda. This city has two modern based Thermal Plant. This city is largest growing food grains and cotton market in whole northern India. Major attractions of the city are:

  • Qila Mubarak
  • Rose Garden
  • Chetak Park
  • Bir Talab Zoo
  • Bahia Fort
  • Thermal Plant
  • Haunted House
  • Dhobhi Bazar
  • Lakhi Jungle
  • Bhatinda Zoological Park

PATHANKOT

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This city is the meeting point of 3 states Punjab, Himachal Pradesh and Jammu & Kashmir. The state have an international border with Pakistan also. It is famous for its Shawl and Loi making industry. Pathankot is the fifth largest city of Punjab. Travelers visiting Pathankot can easily move to Himachal or Jammu. Main tourist attraction of the city are:

  • Ranjit Sagar Dam
  • Nupur Fort
  • Shah Pur Kandi Fort
  • Mukteshwar Temple
  • Kali Mata Ka Mandir
  • Hydraulic Research Centre
  • Kathgarh Temple
  • Shani Dev Mandir
  • Ashapurni Mandir
  • Novelty Mall

ROPAR

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Ropar is also known as Rupnagar, which was ruled by the king named as Rokeshwar in 11th century. This city is famous for its history. This city shows the Harappan Civilization as many evidences show this. It is situated on the banks of river Satluj and also cover some of the Shivalik Hills. Ropar is famous for its beautiful Shrines. Places to visit in Ropar are:

  • Virasat E Khalsa
  • Sri Takht Keshgarh Sahib
  • Gurudwara Bhatta Sahib
  • Sirhind Canal
  • Jateshwar Mahadev Temple
  • Archaeological Museum
  • Ropnagar Wetland
  • Anandpur Sahib
  • Chamkur Sahib

KAPURTHALA

This city was known as ‘Paris of India’, because of its designing of streets, drains and excellent cleanliness. Kapurthala was founded in 11th century, at the time of Rana Kapur, who was Bhatti Rajput. This place was recognized from the time Sikhism started. It was the land of kings and also rich its history and culture. Famous places to visit in Kapurthala are:

  • Jagajit Club
  • Gurudwara Ber Sahib
  • Jagajit Place
  • Moorish Mosque
  • Shalimar Garden
  • Panj Mandir
  • Kanjli Wetland
  • Elysee Place
  • Rail Coach Factory
  • Mary’s Cathedral Church
  • Paul’s Church
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