Top 10 Places To Visit In Punjab

Punjab broadly alluded to as 'The place where there is five streams', is arranged in the northwestern piece of India. This rich land positions among the most antiquated human advancements on the planet. Punjab is likewise popular for its religious differences as it was here numerous religious developments were started. The grand scene, rich history, and acclaimed religious destinations are the most vital explanations behind expanding the number of visits by voyagers. Here are the main 10 spots to visit in Punjab.

1. Amritsar 

Brilliant Temple

Brilliant Temple

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The minute you hear Amritsar specified, your psyche is certain to review the well-known fascination in the land – The Golden sanctuary. This antiquated land is home to different sanctums and spots of recorded significance. Here are the top goals in Amritsar.

Brilliant Temple 

Jallianwala Bagh 

Akal Takht 

Tara Taran Sahib 

Maharaja Ranjit Singh Panorama 

Wagah Border 

Maharaja Ranjit Singh Museum 

Rambagh Garden 

Summer Palace of Maharaja Ranjit Singh 

Harike Wetland and Bird Sanctuary 

Khalsa College 

Durgiana Temple 

Bathinda Fort 

Kaiser Bagh Park 

2. Chandigarh 


Shake Garden

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Chandigarh is the capital of both Punjab and Haryana. The city is viewed as the best-arranged city in the nation. It is called 'The City Beautiful' and you will beyond any doubt concur with it once you visit the delightful city where modernization has not decimated the regular fortunes of the land. Here are the top goals in Chandigarh.

The Rock Garden 

Sukhna Lake 

Relaxation Valley 

Shanti Kunj 

Morni Hills 

Chhatbir Zoo 

Rose Garden 

Le Corbusier Center 

Government Museum and Art Gallery 

Sarkaria Cactus Garden 

Timber Trail 

Butterfly Park 

Yadvinder Garden 

Garden of Fragrance 

Chandigarh Botanical Garden and Nature Park 

Mahendra Chaudhary Zoological Park 

Chhatbir Zoo 

Terraced Garden 

Universal Dolls Museum 

3. Jalandhar 


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Jalandhar, the land that brags of a rich history is likewise well known for games merchandise. This antiquated part of the world, which is said in the epic Mahabharata, has probably the most popular locales of verifiable significance and religious centrality. Here are the top attractions in Jalandhar.

Imam Nasir Masjid 

Tulsi Mandir 

Shaheed-E-Azam Sardar Bhagat Singh Museum 

Wonderland Theme Park 

Devi Talab Mandir 

Shiv Mandir 

St. Mary's Cathedral Church 

Pushpa Gujral Science City 

Organization Bagh 

Nike Park 

Rangla Punjab Haveli 

Prithvi's Planet 

Sheetla Mandir 

4. Ludhiana 


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Ludhiana is the biggest city in the state. It has its share of authentic landmarks and religious focuses. It is arranged nearer to the banks of waterway Sutlej. The land had made a noteworthy commitment amid opportunity battle. In spite of the fact that not in extraordinary numbers, the vacation destinations it has can't be missed on your visit to Punjab. The vital spots of Ludhiana include:

Lodhi Fort 

Provincial Heritage Museum 

Tiger Zoo 

Punjab Agricultural University Museum 

Gurudwara Charan Kamal 

Maharaja Ranjit Singh War Museum 

Phillaur Fort 

Nehru Rose Garden 

Deer Park 

5. Patiala 


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The recent royal state, Patiala, is broadly alluded to as the 'City of daily papers'. The city has a portion of the best engineering that mirrors the radiant past of the land. It is a mix of Rajput, Punjabi, and Mughal societies. Given underneath are the top attractions in Patiala.

Qila Mubarak Complex 

Moti Bagh Palace 



Baradari Garden 

Sheesh Mahal 

Darbar Hall 

Bir Moti Bagh Sanctuary 

Lachman Jhoola 

Kali Temple 

6. Bhatinda 

Bhatinda Fort

Bhatinda Fort

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Bhatinda is among the antiquated urban communities of Punjab. A portion of the landmarks found here have a place with 3000 BC. Renowned for its recorded affiliations, the land was the place Guru Gobind Singh tested and battled the Mughals courageously. Probably the most prevalent traveler goals in Bhatinda include:

Bhatinda Fort 

Qila Mubarak 

Rose Garden 

Bhatinda Lake 

Bhatinda Zoological Park 

Lakhi Jungle 

Bir Talab Zoo 

Chetak Park 

Dhobhi Bazaar 

7. Pathankot 


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The geological area of Pathankot additions significance as it is the meeting purpose of Punjab, Jammu, and Kashmir and Himachal Pradesh. The grand magnificence of the land and its rich history have made the land a famous vacationer goal. Here is a portion of the main vacation destinations in the city.

Mukteshwar Temple 

Ashapurni Mandir 

Kathgarh Temple 

Nurpur Fort 

Ranjit Sagar Dam 

Water drove Research Station 

Shahpurkandi Fort 

Kali Mata Ka Mandir 

8. Kapurthala 


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Prior alluded to as the 'Paris of Punjab', Kapurthala is a superb city with astonishing engineering and stunning patio nurseries. It was here that Guru Nanak accomplished illumination in 1499. Recorded importance, grand scene, and fantastic landmarks make this place an exceptional goal. Given underneath are a portion of the critical vacation spots in Kapurthala.

The Jagatjit Palace 

Jagatjit Club 

Elysee Palace 

Panj Mandir 

Kanjli Wetland 

Shalimar Garden 

Nihal Palace 

State Gurudwara 

Moorish Mosque 

9. Mohali 

Mohali Park

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Mohali, Chandigarh, and Panchkula together are called Tri-city. The city gained its name after Guru Gobind Singh's eldest child Sahibzada Ajit Singh and henceforth is additionally called as SAS Nagar. While holding its antiquated legacy, Mohali, is additionally home to a decent number of IT businesses. The top vacation destinations in Mohali include:

Rose Garden 

Silvi Park 

Mathur Lake 

Shake Garden 

Sukhna Lake 

Sukhna Wildlife Sanctuary 

Gurdwara Amb Sahib 

Mansa Devi Temple 

Gurudwara Nada Sahib 

Punjab Cricket Association Stadium 

10. Ropar 


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Ropar, otherwise called Rupnagar, is yet another old town in Punjab. Archeological proofs demonstrate that the place had a place with the time of Harappan human advancement. Ropar additionally happens to be the main Harappan site to be uncovered in autonomous India. The top goals in Ropar include:

Anandpur Sahib 

Chamkaur Sahib 

Bhakra Nangal Dam 

Ropar Wetland 

Gurudwara Parivar Vichhora Sahib 

Gurudwara Bhatta Sahib 

Jateshwar Mahadev Temple 

You feel part of the old world when you venture to every part of the length and broadness of Punjab. Indeed, even a few weeks in Punjab won't suffice to cover all the essential goals in the place where there are five waterways. Any say of vital vacationer goal that I missed expounding on is welcome.

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