Top 10 Places To Visit In Punjab

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Punjab is the place where many religious movements were started because of this, it is famous for religious diversity. Its fertile land ranks as one of the first ancient civilizations in the world. There are many things you will love doing here. Here are the top 10 places you must visit in Punjab.

1. Amritsar

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Upon hearing the name Amritsar itself I know you must recall “The Golden temple” But apart from it there are many more historical places to visit. Check out Below.

  1. Golden Temple
  2. Jallianwala Bagh
  3. Akal Takht
  4. Taran Taran Sahib
  5. Maharaja Ranjit Singh Panorama
  6. Wagah Border
  7. Maharaja Ranjit Singh Museum
  8. Rambagh Garden
  9. Summer Palace of Maharaja Ranjit Singh
  10. Harike Wetland and Bird Sanctuary
  11. Khalsa College
  12. Durgiana Temple
  13. Bathinda Fort
  14. Kaiser Bagh Park

2. Chandigarh

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Chandigarh is known to be the best-planned city in the country. You will love this city once you visit there. You will amaze how modernization has not destroyed the natural treasures of the land. Here are the places to visit in the Chandigarh.

  1. The Rock Garden
  2. Sukhna Lake
  3. Leisure Valley
  4. Shanti Kunj
  5. Morni Hills
  6. Chhatbir Zoo
  7. Rose Garden
  8. Le Corbusier Centre
  9. Government Museum and Art Gallery
  10. Sarkaria Cactus Garden
  11. Timber Trail
  12. Butterfly Park
  13. Yadvinder Garden
  14. Garden of Fragrance
  15. Chandigarh Botanical Garden and Nature Park
  16. Mahendra Chaudhary Zoological Park
  17. Chhatbir Zoo
  18. Terraced Garden
  19. International Dolls Museum

3. Jalandhar

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Jalandhar is famous for its sports industry, and accessories manufactured in Jalandhar has been used in many international sporting games including Olympics, Commonwealth Games, Asian Games, among others. It is also a hub for manufacturing of hand tools. Places to visit in Jalandhar.

  1. Imam Nasir Masjid
  2. Tulsi Mandir
  3. Shaheed-E-Azam Sardar Bhagat Singh Museum
  4. Wonderland Theme Park
  5. Devi Talab Mandir
  6. Shiv Mandir
  7. St. Mary’s Cathedral Church
  8. Pushpa Gujral Science City
  9. Company Bagh
  10. Niku Park
  11. Rangla Punjab Haveli
  12. Prithvi’s Planet
  13. Sheetla Mandir

4. Ludhiana

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Ludhiana is famous all over India for its woolen sweaters and cotton T-shirts; most of the top Indian woolen clothes brands are in Ludhiana. Because of its dominance in the textile industry, it is often called the Manchester of India. Here are the places to visit in Ludhiana.

  1. Lodhi Fort
  2. Rural Heritage Museum
  3. Tiger Zoo
  4. Punjab Agricultural University Museum
  5. Gurudwara Charan Kamal
  6. Maharaja Ranjit Singh War Museum
  7. Phillaur Fort
  8. Nehru Rose Garden
  9. Deer Park

5. Patiala

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Patiala is called as City of Newspapers. Patiala has much best architecture that reflects past land. Here are the places to visit in Patiala.

  1. Qila Mubarak Complex
  2. Moti Bagh Palace
  3. Banur
  4. Samana
  5. Baradari Garden
  6. Sheesh Mahal
  7. Darbar Hall
  8. Bir Moti Bagh Sanctuary
  9. Lachman Jhoola
  10. Kali Temple

6. Bhatinda

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Bhatinda is a historical land where Guru Gobind Singh Fought the Mughals Bravely. Best places to visit in Bhatinda Are  

  1. Bhatinda Fort
  2. Qila Mubarak
  3. Rose Garden
  4. Bhatinda Lake
  5. Bhatinda Zoological Park
  6. Lakhi Jungle
  7. Bir Talab Zoo
  8. Chetak Park
  9. Dhobhi Bazaar

7. Pathankot

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Pathankot is the meeting point of Punjab, Jammu & Kashmir and Himachal Pradesh. Some famous temples attract tourists from all across India. There is a very renowned fort called the Nurpur Fort which was built by the Pathania Rajputs, more than 900 years ago. It was damaged due to the great earthquake which struck this region early in 1905 A.D., 25 km from Pathankot. Here are the places to visit in Pathankot.

  1. Mukteshwar Temple
  2. Ashapurni Mandir
  3. Kathgarh Temple
  4. Nurpur Fort
  5. Ranjit Sagar Dam
  6. Hydraulic Research Station
  7. Shahpurkandi Fort
  8. Kali Mata Ka Mandir

8. Kapurthala

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Kapurthala is a place where Guru Nanak attained enlightenment in 1499. There are much fantastic architecture and breathtaking gardens because of which it is considered as ‘Paris of Punjab.’ Here are some of the essential tourist attractions places in Kapurthala.

  1. Kanjli Wetland
  2. Shalimar Garden
  3. Nihal Palace
  4. State Gurudwara
  5. Moorish Mosque
  6. The Jagatjit Palace
  7. Jagatjit Club
  8. Elysee Palace
  9. Panj Mandir

9. Mohali

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Mohali, Chandigarh, and Panchkula three all together are known as Tri-city. Mohali got its name after Guru Gobind Singh’s eldest son Sahibzada Ajit Singh and hence is also called as SAS Nagar. Here are the top tourist attractions places in Mohali are

  1. Sukhna Wildlife Sanctuary
  2. Gurdwara Amb Sahib
  3. Mansa Devi Temple
  4. Gurudwara Nada Sahib
  5. Punjab Cricket Association Stadium
  6. Rose Garden
  7. Silvi Park
  8. Mataur Lake
  9. Rock Garden
  10. Sukhna Lake

10. Ropar

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Ropar is also one of the ancient towns in Punjab. It is also knowns a Rupnagar. Much archaeological evidence has proven that the place, Ropar, belonged to the era of Harappan civilization. Here are the places to visit in Ropar.

  1. Ropar Wetland
  2. Gurudwara Parivar Vichhora Sahib
  3. Gurudwara Bhatta Sahib
  4. Jateshwar Mahadev Temple
  5. Anandpur Sahib
  6. Chamkaur Sahib
  7. Bhakra Nangal Dam

If you ever get the chance to explore Punjab, then you must visit these places in Punjab. You will feel excellent and find it one of your best time to visit in Punjab, such a beautiful pace and here people are. If I have missed any famous places, please write it down in the comment section. Don’t forget to share it with your friends. If you are planning to visit Punjab, then you can quickly get the idea about the best place to visit in Punjab and utilize your time with this article.

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