Places to visit in Punjab

When you travel to Punjab, you will love to visit popular tourist spots and enjoy the local culture. Amongst other Things to do in Punjab, you can surely explore some of the best things to do in Punjab to make your trip a fulfilling one. On a trip to Punjab things to do can include exploring Punjab attractions and visiting the places of interest.

The lush green farms of Punjab may attract the nature lover’s attention. You can plan the visit to these farms during your stay in Punjab as you will feel yourself very much near to nature over here. The mountains, rivers and gardens of this state form the main attraction for nature lovers. There are many other natural attractions in this state of rivers and you can cover them all in your travel list.

Culture of Punjab is popular all over the world. There celebrations are famous for those colourful dresses, sumptuous dishes, lively songs and renowned Bhangra dance. You would love this moment of celebration in Punjab but for that, you may be required to visit this state during the festival time. Another way to explore the culture of this state is to visit their Gurudwaras and be part of ‘Langar’ there. The palaces here may also tell you the tale of this princely state.

The name of JallianwalaBagh is engraved in the history of Punjab. It is the place where the massacre happened on the day of Punjabi New Year that was on April 13, 1919. The memorial of all those who lost their lives in this massacre was built here in 1951. It is situated adjacent to GoldenTemple which is another primary landmark of Punjab.

Dishes: Chhole, paneer, dal makhani and lassi are the staple food of any Punjabi household. The restaurants here also serve the famous butter chicken and other dishes in both vegetarian and non-vegetarian category with Punjabi flavors. 

Restaurants: There are restaurants serving authentic Punjabi food along with some good places where you can find global cuisine too.

Clubs and discos: Punjab has retained its culture in all its activities. Clubs and discos in the big cities would also offer you the touch of Bhangra.

Bars and pubs: Bars are there in almost all restaurants of Punjab. People love to eat and drink with style. Lava Bar, YunkeeTunns the Pub, F Bar and many such famous bars and pubs are located in Punjab.

Malls and big showrooms are found in Punjab but if you want the local handmade stuff then heading towards the traditional market would be a great idea. Some are named below:

  • North Country Mall
  • Viva Collage Mall
  • MBD Neopolis Mall
  • Sarb Multiplex

The street bazaars that have always been Punjab’s main charm are there in all major cities. Shashtri Market and Palika Bazaar in Chandigarh, Rainak Bazaar in Jalandhar and Sector 7 Market in Panchkula are very popular.

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