Tourist Attraction In Punjab
Why visit Punjab:
Characterised by lush green fields, a vibrant culture and sumptuous food fare, Punjab is a state in the north of India, bordering with its neighbour Pakistan. Punjab means the land of five rivers (Panch-five; ab-water) and is therefore, one of the most progressive Indian states in ters of agricultural production.
Places to visit in Punjab:
Amritsar, is one of the major cities of Punjab which is also a popular tourist attraction due to the presence of the Golden Temple, the largest Gurudwara founded by Sikh guru RamDas. Known for its phulkari dupattas and ornate footwear called jootis, Patiala, a city with a royal past is also a prominent place in Punjab. Pathankot opens door to the beautiful Himachal Pradesh. Bhatinda, Jalandhar and Ludhiana are other prominent cities of the region having great connectivity with the rest of the country.
Climate, Culture and Cuisine:
The Climate of Punjab varies from temperate to tropical round the year. The Punjabi culture is one of the most colourful in north India. With dance forms like bhangra and giddha, festivals of Lohri and navaratri are celebrated with much enthusiasm here. Buttered parathas, pindi chhole, butter chicken, tawa gosht and naan are specialities of the region. Makke ki roti and sarson ka saag is served with butter and jaggery(gur) in the winters.
How to reach Punjab:
Prominent cities of Punjab are connected to all major cities of India as well as some international cities by flight. The wide and efficient railway network connects most villages and cities of Punjab to all other major Indian destinations. PubBus is the roadways network connecting Punjab to other Indian destinations mostly in the north.