Punjab & Harayana : The Land of the Sikh

Famous as the land where the hardy Sikh people come from, Punjab is a state of many fascinations.

The state of Punjab is picturesque in its entirety. It features rich farmlands that seemingly spread till the horizon. This is a fertile land that has been blessed by five rivers instead of once. These beautiful rivers are the Ravi, the Beas, the Sutlej, the Chenab and the Jhelum rivers. The rivers add to the splendor of the incredible state.

More than its natural beauty, the state of Punjab is famed for its rich history and culture. The state has been a major player in some of the most important events in the history of India. It has also been the birthplace of some of the fiercest warriors in Indian history. The state has been the scene of some historic battles. You can relive the rich history through the many fascinating monuments, forts and palaces in Punjab. Places like the Jallianwala Bagh still carry the scars of the freedom movement. Other places like the Ram Bagh display the glory of the kings with pride.

Religion is ingrained within the landscape of Punjab deeply. The state is filled with numerous shrines, mosques and temples. The most famous is, of course the glorious Golden Temple which creates a stunning sight with its golden exterior. However, the religious history of Punjab not only contains Sikhism, it encompasses Hinduism and Islam as well.

The charm of Punjab is enhanced by the friendly and helpful people here. You can enjoy your trip to Punjab immensely with their help and a generous helping of the lip-smacking Punjabi cuisine.



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