Punjab Map

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Punjab, the Land of Five Rivers often referred to as the "Granary of India" is a state in the northwest of India. Meet and greet one of the most Hospitable the Sikh community of Punjab as they welcome the tourists with their big hearts and great brotherhood. While being in Punjab enjoy one of the best delicious cuisines the famous Sarson Ka Saag and Makki Ki Roti served along with the popular drink Lassi, best of non-veg is the Butter Chicken, Tandoori Chicken. In the city of Amritsar lies The Golden Temple - the holiest gurdwara (Sikh place of worship) which is surrounded by the Pool of Nectar is such a wonderful delight. Don't miss the Jallianwala Bagh and the Wagah Border to know about the glorious history of Punjab.

13 Best Places to Visit in Punjab:

  • Golden Temple, Amritsar
  • Jallianwala Bagh
  • ChattBir Zoo
  • Wagah Border
  • Anandpur Sahib
  • Chandigarh
  • Patiala
  • Bathinda
  • Devi Talab Mandir Temple
  • Gurudwara Saheb Nanaksar
  • Takht Sri Damdama Sahib
  • Punjab Cricket Association Stadium
  • VR Punjab

Golden Temple is also known as “Harmandir Sahib” which is situated in the holy city of the

Sikhs, Amritsar is popular for its fully golden dome. The Sarovar of this temple is 5.1

meters deep and is covered with a circulatory marble passage that is circled clockwise. It represents the distinct identity, glory, and heritage of Sikhs. Many people

visit Golden Temple from different states all around the year.


Jallianwala Bagh is a significant park that reminds of the suffering of the Indian civilians during British rule where the bullet marks on the wall are still visible. This place is of

great historical importance during the Indian Struggle for Independence where

hundreds of unarmed Indian men, women, and children were massacred heartlessly by the

British Army in 1919. This place is the witness of the history of our brave men.


ChhatBir Zoo is a Zoological park situated near Zirakpur. The zoo was inaugurated on 13 April

1977 by the governor of Punjab Mahendra Mohan Choudhary. This is the home to a large

variety of birds including peacocks, cranes, geese, ducks, parrots, sparrows, owls and

bats, mammals, and reptiles. It is one of the best places to see all birds and animals under one

roof. There are good sitting arrangements after every Km, canteen is also available. Overall it is a nice plac...

Wagah is the village, located in the Wahgah Zone of Lahore, Punjab, Pakistan, and the town is

famous for the Wagah border ceremony as this is the place where India and Pakistan were divided and formed two separate regions in the form of countries. It’s a very good place, where we feel our responsibility to our country and too many emotional and positive vibes.


Anandpur Sahib is the blissful city discovered by Guru Teg Bahadur Ji in 1665. This is the place

where Guru Gobind Singh Ji founded the Khalsa Panth in 1699. A place where the last

two Sikh Gurus lived, Guru Teg Bahadur Ji(ninth Guru) and Guru Gobind Singh Ji(Tenth Guru).

It’s a holy city of the Sikhs, closely connected with their religious traditions and history. This

Gurudwara is the prime center for tourist interest in the place.


Chandigarh is the capital of the northern Indian states of Punjab and Haryana. It is the most well-planned city in India designed by Swiss-French modernist architect, Le Corbusier. Beautiful gardens such as The Rock Garden and The Rose Garden, boating in Sukhna lake, and the exclusive market of Sector-17 is the center of attractions among the tourists visiting Chandigarh. Well-organized markets, massive bungalows, fancy cars, mouth-watering street-foods, amazing nightlife in wide arrays of ba...

Patiala city is a dignified city for its royal places with wealthy culture and historical

background. This city is the perfect combination of Rajput, Mughal, and Punjabi Culture. Very popular for a type of shahi turban, female trousers - Patiala Salwar, footwear - Patiala

Jutti, liquor - Patiala Peg. It is a tourist destination where many tourists visit the Patiala to see

the Punjabi Culture.


Bathinda, formerly known as “The Kings Of Bhati Rajput” is one of the oldest city in Punjab. In Bathinda, there are many temples, forts, historical monuments which attract plenty of visitors from around the world. It has five artificial lakes giving the town the title of “City of Lakes”. It offers the best food restaurants, hotels, parks, Zoo, Lakes for entertainment and enjoyment. It is a flourishing city with a combination of traditional and contemporary culture.


Devi Talab Mandir Temple, devoted to Goddess Durga is one of the divine places to visit in Jalandhar. It provides the best aura a stress-free and peaceful environment and a good place to learn about Hindu Religion. The Surroundings of this amazing temple are covered with water where people came in a large number for the fulfillment of their religious and spiritual aspirations. It is a very good place for meditation and worship.


Gurudwara Saheb Nanaksar is the place where one can understand the meaning of Purity. Also known as “Nanaksar Bhagti da Ghar”, this place is really peaceful and religious. It is the place of worship of Baba Nand Singh Ji and Baba Isher Singh Ji, a nice place to chant and get enlightened. A big crowd of devotees often visit here and fulfill their wishes by the blessings of God. . A great place to visit with family or friend, don't miss out the park behind it which is also worth visiting.


Takht Sri Damdama Sahib is the holy place for the Sikhs, this Gurudwara is located approx. 28

kilometers from Bathinda in Talwandi Village, Punjab. Built very beautifully, this Gurudwara is dedicated to the tenth Sikh Guru Gobind Singh Ji and it is one of the Five Takhts of Sikh Religion. It is a nice place to visit, rooms are available for stays and a big parking space for vehicles is also there.


India’s unique stadium with a beautiful ground and sitting area and a large number of floodlight

towers. Also known as I.S. Bindra cricket stadium it is located in Mohali, Punjab and mostly

called as Mohali Stadium. The construction of this stadium took around 25 crore rupees and

three years to complete and this stadium has an official capacity of 26,950 spectators. PCA is an amazing stadium that gives you a wonderful feeling every time you go here.


VR Punjab is the Premium Retail Shopping Centre in Chandigarh. VR Punjab is a nice

place for shopping and outing with family and friends and almost all brand stores are available here. You will find every kind of product in every range. It is the largest mall which

provides various facilities to visitors like a neat and clean environment, well behaved and disciplined Staff and Parking for vehicles too.


# Best Places to Visit in Punjab

Golden Temple, Amritsar

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Jallianwala Bagh

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ChattBir Zoo


Wagah Border

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Anandpur Sahib

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Devi Talab Mandir Temple

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Gurudwara Saheb Nanaksar

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Takht Sri Damdama Sahib
Punjab Cricket Association Stadium

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VR Punjab

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