Tourist destinations in Punjab

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Amritsar

Best Time: October to March

Amritsar, literally a Pool of Nectar, derives its name from Amrit Sarovar, the holy tank that surrounds the splendid Golden Temple. Guru Ramdas, the fourth Guru of the Sikh faith, founded Amritsar in 1579. The 400-year-old city of Amritsar is the most important seat of Sikh history and culture. One of the most poignant memorials of free India, Jallianwala Bagh is also located in the city. The Wagah Border, one of the most celebrated and until 1999 the o...

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Chandigarh

Best Time: August-November

Chandigarh is the most intricately planned city in India, with architecture which is incredibly famous, with a quality of lifestyle, which is unparalleled. Located close to the Shivalik lower regions in northwest India, the Union Territory of Chandigarh is the capital of two Indian urban communities to be specific, Punjab and Haryana. Remaining as an image of planned urbanization, Chandigarh is likewise acclaimed for its well-known gardens like the Rose...

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Patiala

Best Time: October-March

Patiala is the third biggest city in south-east Punjab and is situated at a height of 250 m above sea level. Build around a manor known as the Qila Mubarak which literally meaning the fortunate castle, it is found 65 km away from Chandigarh. Patiala tourism industry has picked up energy attributable to various sights that pull in tourist for its rich social legacy. It is home to different forts and gardens, for example, the Qila Mubarak Complex, Sheesh ...

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Ludhiana

Best Time: February-April

Ludhiana, situated on the banks of the Sutlej River, is the biggest city in the Indian province of Punjab. Brilliant old structures on one side and exquisite Gurudwaras and holy sanctums on the other, Ludhiana is one of those unordinary destinations in India that holds its old-world appeal while keeping its otherworldliness flawless. The city is home to various tourist destinations that keep the visitors engaged for a considerable length of time. A port...

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Bhatinda

Best Time: October-March

Known as one of the oldest city of Punjab, Bhatinda is located in the Malwa Region of northwestern India. Visiting Bhatinda will give you a slice of the famous culture of Punjab while revisiting the glorious past through the magnificent forts and historical temples. The heritage of Bhatinda could be traced back to the 18th Century when it was conquered by Ala Singh of Patiala and made into a princely state. Being the 5th largest city of Punjab, Bhatinda...

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Pathankot

Best Time: October-April

Being one of the largest city in the state of Punjab, Pathankot serves as the merging point for three important states, namely Himachal Pradesh, Jammu and Kashmir and Punjab. Having been the capital city of the Pathani Rajputs of Nurpur, the city has an abundance of cultural heritage and scenic landscapes to view. Located in the foothills of Dalhousie and Kangra of the Himalayan Mountain ranges, it is flanked by the rivers Ravi and Chakki. Blessed with ...

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