Saturday, October 20, 2018
Punjab

Tourism

Punjab Tourism

Punjab, literally meaning 'The land of five Rivers' is one of India's most beautiful states. It is the location of the world's first and oldest civilization- the Indus Valley Civilization. In Punjab a tourist can enjoy Culture, ancient civilization, spirituality and history.

Punjab is the perfect destination for a pilgrim tour in the country. Golden Temple attracts millions of devotees across the world. Apart from Gurudwaras, one can see historical monuments, temples, churches, mosques and a number of other holy shrines. 

Main cities in Punjab include Amritsar, Jalandhar, Ludhiana and Patiala. A visitor to Punjab can see the Golden Temple at Amritsar, the sword of Hazrat Ali at Anandpur Sahib, the world's highest straight gravity dam at Bhakra, India's Steel City - Gobindgarh, and the world's biggest grain market at Khanna. The vast mustard fields colouring yellow and blue mountains endow with a romantic and picturesque feel to Punjab. 

September to March is the best time to visit Punjab as weather in Punjab is soothing and pleasant during this time. Besides, most of the major festivals of Punjab, like Lohri, Holla Mohalla, Diwali, and Dussehra, fall during this period.

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