Find Tourist Places in Punjab
There are over 100 tourist attractions in Punjab. This is 3% of all tourist attractions listed in India. Top cities in Punjab with popular tourist destinations are Amritsar, Chhat, Patiala, Ludhiana and Jalandhar. The major types of tourist attractions listed here are landmarks and zoos. Then there is also museums listed in Punjab. You may find a list of all categories of Punjab attractions on this page. Click on a category to find all attractions of Punjab of that type.
Punjab is a state located in the northern part of the country. The capital city of the state is Chandigarh. Punjab is a major center of agriculture in the country. The word 'Punjab' means 'the land of five rivers', these being the Sutlej, Jhelum, Chenab, Beas, and Ravi.
Punjab is famous for its Golden Temple, which is located in the city of Amritsar. The temple is a major pilgrimage site. The Durgiana temple in Amritsar is a Hindu shrine famous for its silver doors that are heavily ornamented.
One of the most important cities in the state of Punjab is Amritsar. The beautiful city is known for its Golden Temple, which is surrounded by the Amrit Sarovar. This is considered the holiest Gurudwara in the Sikh religion. The Wagah border is a famous tourist destination where people come to watch the daily changing of the guards ceremony. Jalandhar is another major city in the state of Punjab. It is known for the Devi Talab Mandir, which is devoted to Goddess Durga and is believed to be at least 200 years old. Ludhiana is a colorful city, also the state's largest. The Maharaja Ranjit Singh War Museum in the city is a major tourist destination.
Top 10 Tourist Attractions in Punjab
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Find in Punjab
We have listed tourist places of Punjab in the following categories. Please click on one of them to find all Punjab attractions of that type.
- Amusement Parks (16)
- Theme Parks (9)
- Water Parks (9)
- Museums (29)
- Arts Museums (13)
- History Museums (10)
- Science Museums (5)
- Nature Attractions (70)
- Parks (70)
- Zoos (6)
- Landmarks (19)