Tourist places in Punjab

Tourist places in Punjab: Punjab is a the home land of Sikhism, also known as the Land of Five Rivers, Indus, Beas, Sutlej, Ravi, and Chenab. There are numerous tourist attractions in Punjab, including historical monuments, religious sites, natural attractions, the state is known for its rich culture, heritage, history, food and agricultural. folk music and dance are interesting throughout festivals.

Chandigarh is the Union Territory and the Capital city of Punjab and Haryana. It is considered as a very beautiful and well-planned city in the country where the modernization has on top with the natural beauty of the land, you will also definitely agree with it once you visit Chandigarh, the state has 22 districts and Ludhiana is the largest city and Bhatinda is the oldest city of the state.

Festivals and history of Punjab

The most celebrated festivals are Teej, Lohri, Basant and Baisakhi in Punjab, more than 60% population belongs to Sikhism Religion in the state, The Golden Temple in Amritsar is the world’s most important pilgrimage center of Sikhs, mostly speaking languages are Punjabi, Hindi, and English, and the state literacy ratio is 75.84%. Punjab shares its border with Haryana, Rajasthan, Jammu, Himachal Pradesh and Pakistan (state was divided in 1947 )

After India got its Independence in 1947 the state has made considerable economic progress nearly two-third of the production of milk and food grains in the country, Punjab is the leading producer of wheat, thereby they are contributing to the national food security, Also their initiative of Green revolution (A major agricultural infrastructure) has been keenly taken forward by the people of Punjab.

Tourist places in Punjab

Amritsar : The cultural capital of Punjab, and The holy city of the Sikhs. Amritsar is home to the Golden Temple, or Sri Harmandir Sahib, most praised temple in Sikhism, and it is consider as one of the main tourist places in Punjab, other attractions of Amritsar is Jallianwala Bagh is an important site where a massacre occurred in 1919. Wagah Border, where you can see the daily flag-lowering ritual between India and Pakistan.

Chandigarh: Famous for its modern architecture, The capital city of Punjab and Haryana and a union territory of India. it is a well planned city that was designed by the famous architect Le Corbusier. More tourist attractions in Chandigarh are Rose Garden (over 50,000 rose bushes of 1600 different species.), Sukhna Lake (artificial lake), Pinjore Garden, and Zoo.

Bhatinda: The oldest cities in Punjab and known for its thermal power plants. This land is witnessed for many battles and invasions in the history, some tourist places in Bhatinda, Lakhi Jungle (where Guru Nanak Dev Ji recited one lakh holy paths of Japji Sahib) Qila Mubarak, Rose Garden (This garden has more than 1000 varieties of roses), Chetak Park (for boating facilities, and musical fountains), and Bhatinda Zoological Park, and more.

Ludhiana: The largest city and an industrial hub in Punjab. Well-known for its hosiery, textile, and bicycle industries. some of the tourist places in Ludhiana – Nehru Rose Garden (over 17000 rose plants) Lodhi Fort, Maharaja Ranjit Singh War Museum, Hardy’s World Amusement Park, and Gurudwara Nanaksar Jagroan.

Jalandhar: one of the oldest cities in Punjab, industry of sports meterial. Jalandhar is and has many ancient monuments and temples. Some tourist places in Jalandhar, Wonderland Amusement Park, Devi Talab Mandir, Rangla Punjab Haveli (Restaurant), and Pushpa Gujral Science City (Museum).

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