Tourist Places In Punjab

Best Places To Visit In Punjab

Tourist places in Punjab. Punjab is the heart of Sikhs community. Planning a vacation here is awesome and the memorable one. Basically this place is called a Pilgrimage tourist place. Many people visit here to visit Amritsar to see the beautiful and lovely temple that is the Golden temple. check the below post and make your vacation a unique and wonderful one.

1. Amritsar

Tourist places in Punjab

Wanna know the tourist places in Punjab? The state Punjab is known for legends, patriotism, and spirituality. It is listed at the top where anyone talks about the religious places to visit in Punjab. Places like Amritsar, Chandigarh, etc. Home to the Golden Temple and Sri Harmandir Sahib and this is among the most peaceful pilgrimage site for Sikhs, because here you will find a lot of Punjab famous monuments and the tapered lanes of Amritsar are arrayed with small shops selling colorful shoes, suits and more.  The person who is  foodie cannot have enough of Amritsari Kulche, Butter Chicken, Lassi and many more – the list is long. Here in Amritsar you can visit 31 more places and explore Punjab.

Best Time To Visit : The best time to visit Amritsar is between November and March, when the weather is comparatively pleasant and ideal for sightseeing and visiting the Golden Temple. However, sometimes the temperature can touch a freezing – 4 Degree Celsius.

How To Reach Golden Temple : Golden Temple Mail is a Superfast express train that runs daily in Punjab and you can come via flight as well as its is close to the airport.

Best tourist attractions: Golden Temple, Jallianwala Bagh and Wagah Border

Wagah Border

And another recommendation is Wagah border. Every evening. before the sunset, the soldiers of India and Pakistan meet at the border post to engage in a 30-minute display of military camaraderie and showmanship. Officially, the purpose of the ceremony is to formally close the border for the night and lower the national flag. However, it is an entertainment ceremony and a display of national pride for the thousands of people who come here every day. During the build-up to the ceremony, the crowd come together in chanting the Indian national anthem, rounds of applause and Bollywood-style dancing on Hindi songs.

Best time to visit: The Beating Retreat Ceremony gets started at 4:15 PM in winter and 5:15 PM in summer and it lasts for about 45 minutes. Not everyone can get in, so you need to arrive at least an hour before the ceremony. The border gate remains open from 10:00 AM – 4:00 PM, but you don’t need to arrive before 3:00 PM to witness the ceremony.

How to reach Wagah Border: There are buses that run to Attari from Amritsar and cost INR 30 per hour. However, you will need to travel by an auto from the bus stand to the custom post. Some local buses run to Amritsar from the custom post directly after the ceremony gets over. 

2. Chandigarh

Tourist places in Punjab

Chandigarh is the capital of Punjab, so this state is counted into the metro cities of India. Among the top places to visit in Punjab India. This state is a welcoming city that will greet you with the flavors of everything between modernity and antiquity. Chandigarh is also one of the hygienic cities in the country. Here one can spend his or her time shopping in the mall, lounging at a cafe or unwinding by a lake or garden. If you’re thinking what to see in Punjab, this city has all your answers. You don’t have to worry about how you will reach. As this city is blessed with ease of connectivity via road, rail, and even airways. If you are planning to tour famous places in Punjab then you must surely plan a journey to Chandigarh. There are total 41 places you can visit in Chandigarh.

Best Time To Visit : The best time to visit this place is between the months of October and March when the weather is enjoyable and is favorable for a city tour. During the day, the temperatures remain in the range of 20-30 degree C. During night, the minimum temperature in winters in January drops to 2 or 1 degrees C.

Best tourist attractions: Rock Garden, Sukhna Lake, Zakir Hussain Rose Garden, International Dolls Museum and Pinjore Garden

3. Ludhiana


Yes there is an another recommendation in our list of places to see in Punjab is Ludhiana, because this is where you will be able to see the true beauty of the state and its rich agricultural scenario. This is a stunning city that will give you an insight into the lifestyle of locals. Especially if you are ambling in the Museum of Rural Life. There’s history, a little bit of wildlife in the zoo, Yummy and tasty food, and even an amusement park to look forward to if you are traveling with kids. There are total 18 places you can visit in Ludhiana.

Best Time To Visit : The best is between October- March in the winter season. The weather is quite pleasant during this period and is best suited for outdoor activities.

Best tourist attractions: Maharaja Ranjit Singh War Museum, Museum of Rural Life, Phillaur Fort and Museum of Rural Life.

4. Mohali

Tourist places in Punjab

Another best tourist place in Punjab, because of Ajitgarh, Mohali. This is a major commercial, cultural and transportation centre as this place has a specific importance in promoting sports. As Mohali is home to PCA Cricket Stadium and International Hockey Stadium. Both the stadiums attracts sports enthusiasts from all across the country to this beautiful destination. This place is also visited by pilgrimage lovers because there are many popular Gurudwaras here including Gurudwara Amb Sahib, Singh Shaheedan, etc. The cricketer named Harbhajan Singh started his career in this Mohali Stadium and there are many places you can visit here. More 14 tourist places in Mohali that you can visit and enjoy your vacation. 

Best Time To Visit: The best time to visit Mohali is during the months of October and November. The city experiences three typical Indian seasons: summer, monsoon and winter.

Best tourist attractions: Rose Garden, Sukhna Lake, Mansa Devi Temple and Punjab Cricket Association Stadium

5. Sirhind


Sirhind was earlier known as Fatehgarh Sahib. As this place was a military outpost of Prithviraj Chauhan in his revolt against Muhammad Ghori. After this place turned out to be part of Ghauri Sultanate and later in the year 1362. It was refounded by Tughlaq emperors. If you visit Sirhind, you will get to see the traces of its past story giving you a perfect chance of exploring the struggles of previous kings. Currently, it is well knowned because of pilgrimage spot for Sikhs because of the two young sons of Guru Gobind Singh were brutally killed here. Here you can visit 11 different tourism places and here you will he able to see the real beauty of Punjab.

Best Time To Visit: The climate in Sirhind is pleasant for the most part of the year except in Summers when it is very hot and dry. Tourists come to this city all year round through winter is the most preferred season due to the pleasant weather.

Best tourist attractions: Gurudwara Jyoti Sarup, Gurudwara Shaheed Ganj and Tomb of Nabis at Bras.

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