“Punjab” a well-known state of India is having countless tourist destinations. It is the wealthiest state of nation, which has high rank for having been leading holiday spots in north India. “Punjab” is the word which is made of two Persian words. One is ‘panj’ which means five and other word is ‘ab’ which means water. Punjab is five river land, and also known as the big agricultural state of India. This rich agricultural state is having significant in many legendary and mythological epics such as Mahabharata, Ramayana, Vedas and Puranas. The culture of Punjab is different from other states, which make is special for a tourist. The impressive cultural event of the state is must watch thing. Each festival is celebrated with full joy and enjoyment so tourist will definitely take pleasure of diverse occasions in Punjab. This Indian tourist state is having countless Indian tourist places where visitors can spend their memorable time.
Few major cities for tourism in Punjab are Mohali, Ludhiana, Amritsar, Jalandhar and Patiala. Thesecities are having their own value in tourism and industry sector. Tourist will get ample of historical landmarks while crossing the several cities of Punjab. The prime spot of Punjab is the Amritsar city containing the Golden Temple. This temple is the extremely holy Sikh pilgrimage place. The next spot to visit in Amritsar is Jallianwalah Bagh, which is one more historic place. The bagh is situated near to the temple so visitors can reach the spot in no time.
The other tourism spot in Punjab is Ludhiana, which is the valuable
town of Punjab. Ludhiana is popular in the industry of hosiery materials. The
Kisan Mela organised every year is special to watch at this place, though there
are countless temples and Gurudwara’s in Punjab where the devotees and tourist
can visit to take blessings of Guru Granth Sahib.
The capital Chandigarh is the planned city with beauty and clean features. Shimla is the closest tourist destination from Chandigarh so visitors can plan the trip to Shimla from Chandigarh. Chandigarh is famous for High Court, Capitol Complex, Assembly, Secretariat, Tower of Shadows, Martyr's Memorial, Geometric Hill, Sukhna Lake, Leisure Valley, Bougainvillea Garden, Rock Garden, Rose Garden, Garden of Rare Plants, Garden of Tranquility, Garden of Annuals and Government Museum.
It could be wonderful experience for visitors to reach Punjab as there are numerous places to visit. All types of hotels and resorts available in Punjab allow people to get accommodation according to their budget. There people will get three star hotels to five star grand hotels so selecting the place to live according to budget is possible.
As Punjab is rich state of India, it is properly connected through air, rail and road. The main reaching spots are Chandigarh and Amritsar where people can reach through all ways. Trains are available for major railheads of Punjab like Jalandhar, Chandigarh, Ludhiana, Amritsar and Pathankot. The smooth roads of Punjab allow people to reach their destination without any trouble.
The land of Punjab is sacred by lots of saints and gurus. The finest thing regarding Punjab is the stunning mixture of tradition and culture.
Punjab is positioned in the northwest area of the country India. Punjab is bounded by Jammu and Kashmir (J&K) which is another tourist state of India. J&K is situated in the North where the west is connected with Pakistan and Rajasthan in east with Haryana state of India. Punjab is also connected with Himachal Pradesh in the north east side. People can watch the Bagha Border as people are reaching this place to view the parade of Indian and Pakistan Army.
The five rich rivers of Punjab are Sutlej, Ravi, Beas, Chenab and Jhelum. The land area of Punjab is 50,362 sq km and approx population of Punjab is 243.59 Lacs.
Tourist must watch
The city of Chandigarh: the clean and beautifully designed planned city Chandigarh is created by the French draught's man ‘Le Corbusier’.
Bhakra Nangal Dam: next thing to watch in Punjab is world’s highest gravity bhakra nangal dam.