What are the best tourist places in Punjab?

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Punjab is an Indian state present in the northern region of the country. The state is flanked by Jammu and Kashmir toward the north, Himachal Pradesh toward the east, Haryana toward the south and southeast, Rajasthan toward the southwest, and the Pakistani territory of Punjab toward the west.

The state capital is situated in Chandigarh. Punjab is the main Sikh majority state in India with Sikhs involving 57.7% of the populace as of 2011.


Amritsar, the profound capital of the Sikhs, is an absolute necessity visit but because of the choice Golden Temple. It pulls in pilgrims from everywhere throughout the globe and looks mesmerizing, especially around evening time when it's wonderfully lit up with its forcing unadulterated gold vault lit up.

The dedication at Jallianwala Bagh close to the Golden Temple is one of India's best historical locales and is additionally worth seeing. Amritsar is eminent for its street food also, making a foodie's paradise!

Wagah Border

The Wagah Border, amongst India and Pakistan, is a prominent side trek from Amritsar.

Almost throughout the year, just before dusk, a flag lowering ceremony happens there as the border is shut for the day. It begins with high devoted spirits from the two sides of the outskirt and goes on for around 45 minutes.


Capital city Chandigarh is a state of the art planned city that is dissimilar from the other parts of India. It lacks disorder and color have some compulsive attractions. The main attraction is the exceptional 25-acre Fantasy Rock Garden. Craftsman Nek Chand utilized a wide range of urban and industrial waste, and in addition nearby stones too, to make a huge number of sculptures (counting more than 2,000 statues).

It's junk art at its finest! Different spots to visit incorporate Sukhna Lake, the Government Museum and Art Gallery, and various parks and gardens. There's a Rose Garden with 1,500 assortments and a Bougainvillea Garden.

Anandpur Sahib

The town of Anandpur Sahib, around 2 hours from Chandigarh close to the Himachal Pradesh outskirt, has been a critical journey for Sikhs for a long time. Known as the "Heavenly City of Bliss", it was the origin of the Khalsa (Sikh fellowship).

The authentic gurdwaras are grand, alongside the environment. Anandpur Sahib is flanked by a seventeenth-century post and surrounded between a towering mountain range and stream.


Patiala is the place to traverse the regal Punjab of the past. When one of India's wealthiest regal states, Patiala offers a superb understanding of the historical backdrop of eighteenth and nineteenth century Punjab, especially the Malwa district. You'll be welcomed by extravagant royal residence structures, gardens.

The fundamental attractions are a sanctuary dedicated to Goddess Kali, Moti Bagh Palace (which houses a fantastic workmanship exhibition) and the forcing 10 section of land Qila Mubarak complex with its arrangement of royal residences, inner fortifications, audience corridor, and gallery.

Kila Raipur

Found not a long way from Ludhiana, the little town of Kila Raipur has the Rural Olympics each February. This exhibition has earned overall acknowledgement. Bullocks, camels, canines, donkeys, and different creatures contending in exceedingly proficient occasions must be believed to be accepted!

The adrenaline-pumping Bullock truck race is the principal attraction. Notwithstanding, the opportunity to see some truly bizarre exercises, for example, men lifting bikes with their teeth, is the hugest draw card.

Harike Wetlands

Did you realize that Punjab has the biggest wetlands in northern India, arranged where the Beas and Sutlej waterways meet around two hours south of Amritsar? It has been termed as a vacationer destination, so it regularly falls under the radar of numerous visitors.

Be that as it may, it's an unmistakable rearing ground for transient and inhabitant waterfowl, with more than 360 recorded species. Sailing isn't possible without unique authorization yet there are trails, available by vehicle (drive your own or contract a jeep in Amritsar), that offer fine bird sightings.

The passage is free and the Harike Wildlife Office issues grants. November to February is the best time to go. It's an engaging goal for nature lovers searching for peace.

Published on 16-Jan-2019 12:59:16