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With its streets teeming with history and culture, there is no shortage of places to visit in Punjab. With the magnificent monuments, landscaped gardens and stunning temples, a day spent in Punjab is never a dull one. The historical and religious monuments here are some of the most inviting tourist places in Punjab.

From the enthralling Golden Temple in Amritsar to the magnificent Devi Talav Mandir in Jalandhar, the religious attractions of Punjab are a must-visit. The tourist places to see in Punjab also stand testament to the country’s vibrant past and its quest for freedom- with the quaint Jallianwala Bagh that was the seat of the historical massacre, to the Wagah Border that separates India from the neighboring country of Pakistan.

The forts of Punjab are also popular tourist magnets here. While the sprawling red structure of Amritsar’s Gobindgarh Fort beguiles all onlookers, the Phillaur Fort in Ludhiana is known for its stunning display of traditional European architecture. Tourists seeking solace can find their way to the lush, beautifully landscaped gardens of Punjab. From Chandigarh’s Rock Garden with its magnificent display of rock sculptures to the quietude of Zakir Hussain Rose Garden- one is spoilt for choice here.

Places to visit:

  • Amritsar
  • Chandigarh
  • Ludhiana
  • Jalandhar
  • Bhatinda
  • Patiala
  • Kapurthala
  • Pathankot
  • Nangal
  • Ropar
  • Mohali
  • Sirhind

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