Things to do in Punjab

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When you visit Punjab, do as the Punjabis. The land of butter chicken,Sarson ka saag -Makki di roti| .You should ditch the conventional places and take a walk through a pind, skip the fancy restaurant food and have saag and makki di roti at a dhaba , forget your car for a while and take a ride on a tractor instead.

Here are Top 20 things you must do when you are in the land of Punjabis.


Here are 20 things you must do when you are in the land of Punjabis.

1. Immerse yourself in patriotic fervour and watch the lowering of the flag ceremony at Wagah Border.

 

2. A Visit To Golden Temple

Punjab is a visit to Golden temple also known as Harmandir Sahib is the most viewed tourist place and people are still keen to visit the place because of its beautiful infrastructure plated with gold. The main focus of the temple is the tank which is ringed by white marble . People there believe that the water in the tank has healing powers and pilgrims across the country also visit the place to get a bath in sacred water.

 

3.Explore the history of  Jallianwala Bagh at Amritsar.

Jallianwala Bagh, Amritsar is a public garden that has been listed as one of the major places for national importance. The garden is at an impressive stretch of 26000 square meter, situated at the famous Golden temple road. It has walls ridden with bullet holes and memorial plaques informing its happenings and placing during the dreaded massacre. The Jallianwala Bagh also has tour guides who have countless times tirelessly told its visitors about the garden’s importance.

Jallianwala Bagh Timings: 06:30Am-7:30PM
Jallianwala Address: Golden Temple Rd, Amritsar, Punjab
Known for: Jallianwala Bagh massacre
Visit duration: 1.5 to 2 hours

 

4.Wonderland,Jalandhar.

Groove to some funky Punjabi music and dance under the water showers. The theme park has artificial clouds which shower artificial rains. Sometimes, you can see some colourful rains coming from the artificial clouds. Also, the theme park is not open on some winter days as the climate in the city gets very intensely cold.

Location: Jalandhar - Nakodar Road, Wadala Chowk, After, Jalandhar, Punjab 144001

Entry Fee: Rs. 900 for Adults & free entry for children under 3 feet.

Timing: Monday to Sunday 10 AM to 7.30 PM

Best time to visit: To beat the heat and enjoy the various water rides, Summer is the best time to visit Wonderland.

 

5. Watch the Rural Olympics at Kila Raipur.

If one travels via air, they can easily get flights to Chandigarh or Amritsar, from there you can take up a local bus or train. Via train one can go till Jalandhar from there multiple local trains are available till Kila Raipur. Roads are also well connected and a bus or taxi can be taken to reach Kila Raipur.

 

6. Sukhna Lake,Chandigarh

Ultimate place to enjoy nature and walk and rate it as best in the world considering the surrounding n facilities

 

7.Virasat E Khalsa

Rs 350 Crore Museum which will take you through the memory lane at Virasat-e-khalsa and get a peek into the rich history of Sikhism.

Address: Anandgarh - Kesgarh Road, Near Qila, Khalsa Heritage Memorial Complex, Anandpur Sahib, Punjab 140118, India
Opened: November 25, 2011
Hours:
Timings⋅ 10AM-4:30PM

 

8.Gobindgarh Fort,Amritsar

A symbol of the times when Punjab was forged. Spread across a grand 43 acres, right in the heart of Amritsar city

Timings:All days of the week 10:00 AM - 10:00 PM

Address:Old Cantt Road Vijay Chowk, Lohgarh Chowk, Amritsar 143001

 

9.Forget the calorie count and have saag and makki di roti. Top it up with oodles of ghee.

 

10. Shake a leg and Bhangra like no one’s watching!

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